Music tech is the new music industry

Technology has been pushing music forward since the advent of electricity. Records, radio, cassettes, recording technology, CDs, and finally digital and streaming have all disrupted the norm in music. Yet,

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Why The Music Industry Is A Model For Every Business

When I first started listening to music, it was on vinyl records. Then we used cassette tapes—source of the first mix tapes—and, yes, we would copy each others’ albums without

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Musician’s Guide To Setting And Achieving Goals [Cyber PR]

Ask yourself: Is now the time I want to make a difference for my musical career? And if so – what difference and how? Think of goal setting as if you

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How To Get Booked At Music Festivals

Booking a music festival gig is one of the most effective ways to grow your fanbase and grab the attention of industry tastemakers. Earning a coveted slot on a festival

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Ways The Music Industry Can Change For The Better

2016 saw a lot of lawsuits and lobbying in regards to changes in the music industry. Here are a few major issues that need to be resolved in 2017 and

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REPUBLIC PRESIDENT CHARLIE WALK EXPLAINS HOW A LABEL’S ROLE NEEDS REDEFINING IN THE DIGITAL ERA

ReNot many label executives find themselves trending on social media, but Republic president Charlie Walk has come close on several occasions. There was the time Ariana Grande debuted Nicki Minaj’s rap

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Why Music Ownership Matters

Imagine no possessions,” John Lennon asked in a famous song. Then wisely added: “I wonder if you can.” I note that Lennon was driving a 19-feet-long Rolls Royce when he

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5 Reasons Small Music Blogs Can Have A Big Impact

Making music is about expressing yourself. It’s art. You want to tell your story in the most sonically interesting way possible. And unfortunately, many great artists struggle with how to

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Facebook makes a major move for music

Facebook is working on a broad licensing arrangement with the music industry that greenlights user-generated videos with songs — and potentially professional music content too, Bloomberg reports. This follows the

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WHY DID SPRINT PAY $200M FOR TIDAL?

  Just over a week ago, US telco Sprint purchased a 33% stake in TIDAL for $200 million. The deal valued the Spotify rival at $600m – which raised a few

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