8 Takeaways From Spotify’s Public Offering Filing; YouTube Music Launch Nixed for SXSW (*But Tuma Basa Joins the Team)
Eight Takeaways From Spotify’s Public Offering Filing — variety.com
Spotify’s public offering registration statement offers an illuminating view of the Swedish company’s past, present and potential future.
Tuma Basa, Outgoing Curator for Spotify’s RapCaviar Playlist, Heading to YouTube — www.billboard.com
Tuma Basa, Spotify’s outgoing global programming head of hip-hop, is heading to YouTube, sources tell Billboard.
While the challenge is clearly more complicated than music revenues, the bottom line is, nothing technological is getting in the way of giving artists a fair deal vis-a-vis the music listener.
Paste Music and Daytrotter made a free app for live music lovers — www.engadget.com
You have a few options when it comes to streaming music and whether you’re subscribed to Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal or something else, there’s a lot of music r…
Going public pits Spotify’s suggestions against everyone — techcrunch.com
The secret to Spotify’s public market debut is actually an acquisition it made in 2014. The Echo Nest was powering music recommendations for Beats Music,..
iHeartRadio Preparing for Bankruptcy — www.billboard.com
iHeartMedia Inc., the broadcast and internet radio company that owns internet station iHeartRadio, is preparing for bankruptcy that could happen as soon as this weekend.
Copyrights — An Overlooked IP Protection That Shouldn’t Be Ignored — www.law.com
Copyright protection is an often overlooked component of an intellectual property portfolio. However it is important to consider pursuing copyright protection in order to provide a more robust intellectual property portfolio.
Google launched a simple browser-based sequencer for making music — www.theverge.com
Chrome Music Lab has launched a new music creation tool called Song Maker. A browser-based experience, Song Maker is a sequencer that allows you to program loops for two different instruments of your choosing, then save it or send to someone else for collaboration.
How underground club music in China is thriving against the odds — www.factmag.com
April Clare Welsh takes the pulse of underground club music in China, from the live music scene and online spaces to the collectives making things happen.
Spotify lost $1.5 billion in 2017; Pandora lost over $500 million.