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Are Podcasts Hurting the Music Business?; The State of Sampling 2019; The Next Era of A&R Tools


Are Podcasts Destroying the Music Business’s Potential Growth?

Spoken-word content on Spotify is growing — and eating into the bread and butter of record labels.

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Tracklib Presents State of Sampling
What’s the overall state of sampling right now? How common is sampling in today’s music? What’s being sampled? The Tracklib team dug deep into statistics from 2019’s music to answer all of your questions.

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Spotify’s Marquee Ads Walk Line Between Advertising and

According to confidential documents obtained by Rolling Stone, the streaming service’s new advertising tool promises extra listeners to the artists (or labels) that can afford it.

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The Next Era of A&R

Chartmetric’s new A&R tools leverage machine learning to shortlist 1.7M musicians into the high-potential artists that interest you the most

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Tampa’s own Symphonic Distribution helps musicians reach their fans
The only company of its kind in Tampa Bay, the Symphonic team connects artists from every genre to streaming platforms.

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Max Tundra on Extending an Album’s Life Through a Remix
The producer and DJ talks about Daphne & Celeste’s Sunny Day.


Here’s a Kinda Genius, Kinda Evil Way People Are Gaming Spotify

How musicians hack Spotify playlists to promote their own songs.

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General Motors Offers SiriusXM with 360L on Nearly 1 Million
General Motors is bringing a new way to listen to music, sports and talk shows to nearly 1 million Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac owners with SiriusXM with 360L.

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Why the music industry must have an ‘always on’ approach to AI, and new tech

It is clear that the music industry — at least the value-chain segment dealing with distribution, exploitation and monetisation- now has an overwhelmingly digital focus.

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How blockchain could change how we buy music, read news, and consume
It’s feverishly hyped and often misunderstood, but blockchain technology is on track to become a major source of disruption across media and entertainment.

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SiriusXM Chooses Slack for Companywide

Slack announced that SiriusXM is rolling out Slack companywide. SiriusXM expects to use Slack as part of its audio production, event management and marketing to bring together teams and applications.

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Post Malone gets a ‘dual-phone’ music video on

Essentially it’s the story of a couple breaking up and getting back together, set to Post’s track ‘Circles’.

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