Spotify Hosts 70M Songs… But Can’t Keep That Up Forever; Streaming Not a Threat, but Opportunity for Live Theater
Hosting millions of additional tracks from DIY artists each year isn’t free for the money-losing Spotify — and as it chases profitability, something’s gotta give.
Streaming Isn’t a Threat to Live Theater. It’s an Opportunity — www.bloomberg.com
Broadcasting plays on the internet may increase audiences’ appetite for seeing shows in person.
How The Grand Ole Opry Became a Surprising Winner of 2020 — www.savingcountrymusic.com
The 2020 pandemic has exposed how essential many country music institutions are to society. The Grand Ole Opry beamed its signal into households to the tune of
How Technology Can Help Composers To Get Their Just Deserts — www.forbes.com
British MPs have been investigating streaming payments but there are other ways that musicians can enhance their earnings. Trevor Clawson talks to two entrepreneurs who see data as the key to higher royalty payments
Virtual Spaces Are Driving The Future Of Live Music Experiences — www.forbes.com
Live music faced unmatched disruption this year when pandemic lockdowns forced venues to close and performances to carry on remotely.
Collaborate With Anyone, Anywhere with This Online Recording Studio from Spotify — futurism.com
Audio collaboration is now easier than ever thanks to Soundtrap for Spotify. It lets you work with anyone, anywhere, in a virtual recording studio.
Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit Announce New Year’s Eve Livestream Concert At Brooklyn Bowl Nashville — www.jambase.com
Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit will perform a livestream concert on New Year’s Eve originating from Brooklyn Bowl Nashville.
Bob Weir & Wolf Bros Announce NYE Livestream feat. Jeff Chimenti and Greg Leisz — relix.com
After teasing the event on social media, Bob Weir has revealed that he is teaming up with FANS for a special New Year’s Eve event, streamed live from his
It goes without saying: 2020 was a year unlike any other.
With re-openings and recovery far off, the coronavirus pandemic is likely to hasten consolidation and digitization in the music industry.
Musician and producer Matt LeGrand is big on Spotify and other streaming spaces, but not so much in his hometown — www.chicagotribune.com
Chicago musician Matt LeGrand makes catchy pop that pops on Spotify, but he’s still seeking that same success in his Chicago hometown
Today, the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) has announced that 4.8 million LP albums were sold this year in the UK.
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