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Why Piracy is Making a Comeback in the Streaming Age; AI is Transforming the Music Streaming Industry

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Why Piracy Is Making a Comeback in the Streaming
As every media company launches their own streaming service, piracy, once on the decline, has become an attractive option again.

How Vince Staples’ ‘Summertime ’06’ Helped Pioneer Gaming ‘Billboard’ Streaming
The double album was made with the newly updated Billboard 200 algorithm in mind.

Spotify Stations radio app now works with

Stations is Spotify’s answer to Pandora, letting you tune in and listen to curated music without having to lift a finger.

How Artificial Intelligence is Transforming The Music Streaming

Personalised music recommendations have not only been a boon for consumers but for artists as well.

Big Mood
Inside Spotify’s emotional surveillance-driven quest for total ad domination.

Can TikTok Turn 950 Million Downloads Into a Profitable Business?
The video-sharing app has gained a massive following of young users. The challenge will be to turn that popularity into a money-making business.

How Sky broadcast a music festival live in Dolby
Having broadcast the Isle of Wight festival in Atmos for a second year, Sky talks about the production process…

The Future of Music

When you need to use a piece of music that you do not own the rights to, it usually means that you require a license from the copyright holder.

Beatport Adds Offline DJ Locker in Pioneer DJ’s

DJ focused music subscription service Beatport LINK is now available in Pioneer DJ’s rekordbox software.

How to Do a Robust Digital to Analog Audio Comparison Using

Want to compare two DAC’s sound? Steven Stone walks you through a Roon set-up.

Spotify is spending hundreds of millions to become a major podcasting player and Wall Street sees massive potential for the

Spotify’s integration of podcasts into its streaming services could boost its advertising revenue, an analysis published by Guggenheim on Tuesday found.

Colorado Public Radio Renames and Revamps OpenAir As New Indie Music
Colorado Public Radio has revamped and relaunched their independent music discovery service formly known as CPR OpenAir as Indie 102.3.

Second Life maker partners with EDM label on VR

Monstercat, the label that launched Marshmello, is creating a “first-of-its-kind” virtual world for artists and fans on Linden Lab’s Sansar platform.

The Friday Featured Playlist

Dark & Stormzy

All the artists Stormzy namechecked in his emotional tribute during Glasto 2019, including Dizzee Rascal, Wiley, Giggs, Wretch 32, Kano, Skepta, Ghetts and “all of us coming through”…AJ Tracey, MoStack, J Hus, Avelino, A2, Miss Banks and more. We know he loves you it’s different. Click to listen

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