The Biggest New Artist on Tour in 2018 Is… Spotify — www.rollingstone.com
Streaming service is turning playlists into tours as it takes on more of the music industry
Mastodon: Music streaming could put bands out of business — www.loudersound.com
Mastodon guitarist Bill Kelliher says there’s a real chance of bands going to the wall unless there are changes to the way artists are paid through streaming services
Bango partners with music streaming service Pandora to deliver mobile subs — www.telemediaonline.co.uk
Bango has partnered with Pandora, the largest music streaming service in the US, to power subscriptions through Pandora reseller partners.
TuneCore has partnered with Sentric Music to improve its music publishing administration service.
Spotify India launch seems imminent as app shows up on Play Store for some users — www.digit.in
The Spotify app has popped up on the Play Store for some Indian users and the company has also created a dedicated section for “Desi” Indian music. Spotify
Brooklyn, NY has one of the densest populations of unlicensed pirate radio stations in the U.S.
By default, Apple Music will use adaptive streaming techniques to play music when streaming over cellular. While this won’t be an issue if you’re on good Wi-Fi or have a solid cellular connection, it can become an issue in low coverage areas.
In 2018, solitude is a hard thing to come by. Because our daily lives are often revolved around technology, the non-stop noise of the internet seems to follow us everywhere we go.
Drake Breaks Spotify, Apple Music Global Streaming Records With New Album Scorpion — pitchfork.com
Setting new marks for the most album streams in one single day
Experimentation is Crucial in Music's Streaming Era, but Execution is Key — djbooth.net
Artists are reshaping the form, length, and method of releases to help their albums stick beyond their first week. We explore both the hits and misses.