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Lyor Cohen on Reviving the Music Industry; How Musicological Research Impacts the User Experience at IDAGIO

Lyor Cohen on Reviving the Music
“It’s an incredible time to be in music, fortunes are going to get made,” said the head of YouTube Music, promising online subscription services will drive a return to growth for the sluggish music business.

Why Airbnb Is A Dark Horse In Live Music’s Intimate
Many people think of Airbnb as the poster child for disruption: leveraging the sharing economy to democratize participation in the travel & hospitality marketplace, turning those industries on their heads. Now, the $31 billion startup is building a similar business case for music.

How musicological research impacts the user experience at
Having worked for the past year in the Works Team, Adam talks to us about how the team has grown and developed into a close knit research community sharing a common goal… Adam is a contemporary…

New Aus Digital Music Service To Shake Up Independent Music

Australia has just scored a new digital music distribution company, with GYROstream looking to change the game while making things simple for independent musicians.

Midem Sets Sights Globally With Upcoming Data-Driven Awards
With Midem’s new data-driven honors to kick off in 2019, the global music confab sets its sights on the Grammys.

Why Jay-Z’s Tidal Is in So Much
“If I gave two fucks — two fucks about streaming numbers, would have put Lemonade up on Spotify,” Beyoncé proclaims on “NICE” from her joint album with Jay-Z which they dropped exclusively on Tidal over the weekend.

Prince’s Estate Responds to Heirs’ ‘Meritless’ Efforts to Get Out of Tidal Streaming
Tidal on Wednesday called a request from Prince’s heirs “meritless” that a Minnesota judge reconsider his decision granting the streaming service exclusive rights to an upcoming posthumous release, saying it should be denied.

Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s newest release shows how Apple Music has tipped the streaming
Beyoncé and Jay-Z unveiled a new album last Saturday that was exclusive to Tidal. Here’s why less than 48 hours later, you could listen to it everywhere.

Teens Lead Canada’s Music-Listening Trends Favoring Streaming & New Tech, Says Nielsen
Canadian teens and millennials are leading music consumption across the country, according to Nielsen Music’s fifth annual Canada Music 360 Report that was released last week.

XXXTentacion: Music Sales And Streams Soar, Following
XXXTentacion was shot and killed Monday but since his death, his album sales have soared. Fans also posted ways to download XXXTentacion music for free.

SoundCloud’s Emerging Artist Campaign Extended to Germany,
As of Tuesday (June 19), SoundCloud has extended its First On SoundCloud emerging artist discovery campaign to Germany and the U.K.



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