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The Importance of Metadata in the Music

Without metadata, the music industry would come to a standstill. This vital information is required in order to manage music files, allowing data to be properly created, stored, sorted and used in a wide range of applications. Truly, metadata is a centerpiece of the industry, uniting music creation, copyright, royalties, music discovery and technology.

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Bonnaroo 2017 Live Stream

Watch Lorde, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Flume, Marshmello, Glass Animals, Tegan and Sara and more live from Bonnaroo June 8–11 on Red Bull TV.

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Could watching someone pitch an app make great TV? Apple Music hopes
Apple Music unveils its first original series, “Planet of the Apps.”


From Spotify to Shazam: How Big-Data Remade the Music Industry One Algorithm at a
Humans are generating more information than ever before and the music industry is paying close attention: They know what you’re listening to and where, how and for how long.

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Apple’s Siri-Powered Speaker Is Late, Expensive, and Probably Won’t Reinvent

Apple has historically been able to introduce devices with high price points and outsell the competition, but the $349 “HomePod” might break the mold.

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Just Say No: Will Spotify Still Be Seeking Forgiveness During Its IPO?
While Spotify’s technocrats may be breathing a sigh of relief after the company’s most recent multimillion dollar settlement with songwriters, it is well to remember that the company is probably not anywhere close to out of the woods.

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Meet IndieNinja, a Services Marketplace for the Indie Music
The new company will connect independent artists, managers, and labels with industry experts.

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Pete Tong talks music innovation: ‘I wouldn’t let AI make creative decisions for me’
DJ and Radio One presenter Pete Tong has his finger firmly on the pulse of the music industry, most recently sitting as a judge on the Burn Residency event at the Ibiza Music Summit (IMS) where he looked to find, educate and champion the next generation of artists.


Sony Music merges its distribution units into The Orchard

Following the news last week that Sony Music in the UK was merging its two distribution and label services businesses — Red Essential and The Orchard — the major announced a similar move across much of the rest of the world.


What, Besides Sound Quality, Adds Value to an Audio Component?
Steven Stone looks at what separates a good audio experience from great one…

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Interscope Geffen A&M’s New Chief Revenue Officer Is in Charge of
Interscope Geffen A&M has promoted Gary Kelly to executive vp and Chief Revenue Officer at the label, and put him in charge of an increasingly important part of the business: playlists.

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Full Show Video: Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds Offer Up Tour Debuts In
Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds closed out a two-night stand in Philly a number of debuts, watch the full show.



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