Where Exactly Do Those Spotify Playlists Come From?
When such track collections as Christmas Party, or Songs For Sleeping appear in your app, James Foley is probably responsible. As a senior editor for Spotify, Foley’s job involves listening and curating music to an audience of mostly one (at a time). His job did not exist 10 years ago.
Shaking Up The Music Industry With The Blockchain — www.ethnews.com
Innovative music cooperatives are solving the inefficiencies of the music industry by reshaping ways artists can monetize and distribute their music. December 13th 2016
Streams ahead: the artists who made it huge without radio support — www.theguardian.com
Thanks to Spotify, Apple Music and co, musicians such as Glass Animals and Anne-Marie can go global without radio support. But can they convert streaming stats into fans?
What Song Is This? Snapchat Has the Answer — www.digitalmusicnews.com
What song is this? Now, Snapchat can now identify any song playing in your surrounding. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to do it.
Snapchat Users Can Shazam Songs Without Leaving the Messaging App — www.billboard.com
Going viral has just gotten easier, as the result of a partnership between Shazam and Snapchat. With today’s new release of the popular messaging app, users can now launch Shazam’s music recognition technology and share songs without leaving Snapchat.
How much is the global music business really worth? The regularly-cited answer to that question: $15bn.
The video streaming platform now includes access to Spotify tracks from its series and films.
Streaming sales may be music’s saving grace: Local musicians — www.metronews.ca
Music revenue rebounded in 2016, due largely to the growth of streaming services. Are consumers ready to pay for music again?