‘It is time for a change in how we think about music,’ says MIDiA’s Mark Mulligan

The future of music lies beyond the constraints of its current formats, says top industry analyst Mark Mulligan. Answers to questions like the relevancy of the album format, how streaming informs music creation and the internet’s ability to blur the line between recorded and live music will fundamentally change music… Continue Reading

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Free Webinar: How To Sell Fan Subscriptions

Bandzoogle has always created free tools that artists can use to diversify their revenue streams, including the recent addition of fan subscriptions. But getting started can be daunting, so we’ve partnered with Bandzoogle to present a free ‘how to" webinar. Join Bandzoogle’s Dave Cool for this free webinar to find… Continue Reading

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Spotify Is #2 Most ‘Relevant’ Brand In US, Bose #4

Spotify is the second most relevant brand in the US according to the new Prophet Brand Relevance Index (BRI), a ranking of the most relevant brands of today based on consumer feedback. Facebook failed to make the top 10. Apple maintained its standing as the most relevant brand for the… Continue Reading

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What Exactly Is An EP?

The awkward middle child between the reliable LP and the flashy single, the EP is often overlooked and misunderstood, particularly as the digital age reshapes our music consumption habits. Here we give the EP some much deserved attention, looking at the format’s history and how EPs are used by artists… Continue Reading

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SoundExchange Ups Anjula Singh To EVP

SoundExchange has promoted Anjula Singh to Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer. Singh will add overall strategy and will assist in day to day management in addition to her current duties as CFO. Singh has served as SoundExchange’s Chief Financial Officer, overseeing SoundExchange’s financial, human resources, and facilities management… Continue Reading

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Tribe Of Noise Acquires Free Music Archive

Musician community and services company Tribe of Noise has acquired the Free Music Archive (FMA), an open music platform curated by artists. The FMA site went into maintenance-mode over the weekend as part of the move transferring the repertoire, data and code. Both services offer curated music to media makers… Continue Reading

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Fender Play Foundation Launches With Help From Avril Lavigne, Chris Stapleton, Pete Wentz

Legendary guitar maker Fender has launched of the Fender Play Foundation, a new charity designed to provide resources and music education opportunities to young people. Avril Lavigne, Chris Stapleton, Brendon Urie of Panic! At The Disco, Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy, Ashley McBryde and Green Day bassist Mike Dirnt… Continue Reading

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Bandsintown For Artists Launches with Free Geo-Targeted Messaging To Fans and, More

Bandsintown Manager has relaunched as Bandsintown For Artists. The revamped platform adds free geo-targeted messaging to fans and other improvements that build upon concert discovery platform Bandsintown’s ongoing commitment to enhance the connection between artists and fans through live music. Starting today, Bandsintown for Artists is available free to the… Continue Reading

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