Spotify Says It Paid $340 Million for Its Podcast Expansion

We now know how much Spotify paid to acquire Gimlet Media and Anchor. A little over a week ago, Spotify published great news for investors. In its Q4 2018 report, Premium subscribers reached 96 million, up 36% year-over-year.  Monthly active users (MAU… Continue Reading

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Spotify Isn’t Wasting Time on Its Podcast Expansion – Chuck D Among the First to Be ‘Signed’

Spotify hasn’t wasted any time rolling out more exclusive podcasts. Last week, during its Q4 2018 earnings call, Spotify confirmed two new acquisitions. Betting big on podcasts, the streaming music giant has acquired Gimlet Media and Anchor. Financial … Continue Reading

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Spotify Reportedly in Talks to Purchase Gimlet Media, a Podcasting Company, for $200 Million

Spotify may have just pushed its attempt to capitalize on the booming podcast market into overdrive. Several weeks ago, in a note trimming Spotify’s price target to $170, Morgan Stanley maintained the company’s Overweight rating. Explaining how the str… Continue Reading

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Point Blank on Pioneer DJ Radio 079 – Tailor Jae

We’re back with the latest edition of our mix series for Pioneer DJ Radio – our longest running guest radio slot to date. Pioneer DJ Radio is home to some incredible artists like Slam, Sante, Eats Everything and more and continues to push a diverse spectrum of sounds. This fantastic opportunity is open to Point Blank students only […]

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Point Blank on Pioneer DJ Radio 079 – Tailor Jae

We’re back with the latest edition of our mix series for Pioneer DJ Radio – our longest running guest radio slot to date. Pioneer DJ Radio is home to some incredible artists like Slam, Sante, Eats Everything and more and continues to push a diverse spectrum of sounds. This fantastic opportunity is open to Point Blank students only […]

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‘The Roaring Crowdfund’ Explores The Wonderful World Of Music Crowdfunding

A new five-part podcast series, The Roaring Crowdfund follows four very different musical acts as they launch crowdfunding campaigns on Kickstarter, PledgeMusic and Indiegogo. Sponsored by, Berklee Online, the online school of Berklee College of Music, host Pat Healy and guests examine the real issues these musicians face as they… Continue Reading

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Music Biz Weekly Podcast Looks Back At 2018 And What’s Next In 2019

For the last Music Biz Weekly Podcast of 2018, co-hosts Michael Brandvold and Jay Gilbert look back at 2018, comment on industry shifts that excited and disappointed them and look ahead to 2019. Continue Reading

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Our Latest Podcast: One of These Three Companies Will Change Live Concerts Forever

 And if it’s not one of these companies — it’ll be one of their competitors. What’s wrong with the live music space? Before you answer that question, consider that the live concert industry has been absolutely exploding over the past decade.  According… Continue Reading

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Mixcloud Signs Long-Term Licensing Deal with Merlin

To ensure fair royalties – and avoid costly lawsuits – Mixcloud keeps unveiling new direct licensing deals. Mixcloud has had a pretty good 2018. Last March, the British indie long-form streaming service secured $11.5 million to expand its business arou… Continue Reading

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