R.E.M. App Compares Old, New ‘Monster’ Mixes; George Michael Radio on SiriusXM; VuHaus Migrates to NPR Music Platform
R.E.M. Launch App For Fans To Compare Old And New ‘Monster’ Mixes — www.udiscovermusic.com
R.E.M. have launched a new, interactive app which allows fans to compare the original 1994 mixes of ‘Monster’ with the new 2019 Scott Litt mixes.
George Michael Radio to launch on SiriusXM as tie-in with ‘Last Christmas’ — www.ajc.com
George Michael radio to launch on SiriusXM as tie-in with ‘Last Christmas’
SiriusXM Adds 210,000 Satellite Radio, 33,000 Pandora Subs — www.hollywoodreporter.com
Audio entertainment giant SiriusXM, the home of Howard Stern, reported continued growth in its self-pay satellite radio and Pandora subscribers and posted a quarterly record for Pandora advertising revenue.
Spotify CFO says podcasts will be as important to the company as streaming is for Netflix — www.cnbc.com
While podcasts require an investment, eventually “we’ll grow faster and be more profitable as a consequence,” Spotify CFO Barry McCarthy says.
JP Evangelista, Senior VP of Content, Programming and Marketing at VEVO, talks discovering artists, developing careers and how to flourish in an algorithmic world.
Streaming Sites Should Be Much More Ethical With How They Platform UK Music — trenchtrenchtrench.com
With the criminalisation of UK drill, there is a question of ethics when it comes to who profits from music when artists find themselves in such predicaments.
When Deezer, launched in the Middle East in 2018, followed swiftly by Sweden’s Spotify, it appeared that the region’s music industry was ready to move beyond the plague of piracy.
After much speculation about how Apple might bundle its new subscription services in with its existing streaming music offer, the company announced that its all-new TV+ set-up will come free with an Apple Music subscription. For American students at least.
Alabama vocalist sings “I wish Robert E. Lee could come and take a bow,” sparking criticism.
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