Spotify Sweats Over Bandwidth Problem as Labels Vie for Playlist Spots; Winamp’s Woes: The New Streaming World
As artists and their record labels try to muscle their way to the top of the streaming charts, Spotify calls all hands on deck to field the promotional onslaught.
Winamp’s Woes: How the greatest MP3 player undid itself — arstechnica.com
15 years on, Winamp “still lives” — but mismanagement blunted its llama-whipping.
Blockchain-Based Music Sharing Platform Aims At Putting Musicians At Helm — cointelegraph.com
Blockchain-based music ecosystem Musiconomi announces crowdsale of new Token, MCI.
Metallica’s Lars Ulrich: We’ve Embraced All The Music Streaming Options Out There — www.blabbermouth.net
Dickerman of the WJRR 101.1 radio station in Orlando, Florida recently conducted an interview with METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich.
SoundCloud co-founder Alex Ljung gave his first major public interview to me today at Tech Open Air Berlin.
Lyor Cohen Details YouTube’s Product Plans For 2017 — www.hypebot.com
YouTube’s Global Head of Music Lyor Cohen sat down with the board of directors of A2IM recently and detailed the video channel’s priorities and product plans for 2017.
Spotify apparently testing a driving mode with voice control, larger buttons — www.digitaltrends.com
Spotify looks to be testing out a new driving mode feature that comes with larger buttons and, one day, voice control.
With Westergren and two other top execs (President Mike Herring; CMO Nick Bartle) gone, it’s all change at the company. For one thing, SiriusXM will soon chose its own representative to become the Chairman of Pandora’s board.