SoundCloud matters because artists and labels depend on discovery — cdm.link
Criticize SoundCloud’s enormous growth if you like – but that growth built an audience, one the music world might miss if it were gone.
Making Music A ‘Verb’ Again — Why The Music Industry Needs Computer Coders — medium.com
As Andrew Dubber’s quote emphasises, artists and record labels are the beating heart of an expanded music industry that includes tech companies — and we need to remain so.
With so many options available for streaming music, fans are still seeking better discovery options. That’s why JQBX was created.
Nielsen: on-demand audio streaming hits record high, is up 62.4% over last year — techcrunch.com
A new report from Nielsen out this week paints a picture of the booming on-demand audio streaming business, pointing to a significant increase in consumers’..
Which of These Fledgling Music Services Will Still Exist in 2018? — www.dailydot.com
Pandora? SoundCloud? Things are moving at such a rapid pace that there is no guarantee the music streaming service you use today will be around next year.
Big Hits Are Now 2 Billion Streams — music3point0.com
A hit record requires a whole different mindset when it comes to streaming numbers in today’s music economy, and 2 billion streams is becoming more common.
Podchaser, an “IMDb for podcasts,” is building a big tags-based database to help people discover shows — www.niemanlab.org
“One of our big advantages is we’re trying to build this bottom-up, feature-wise, and talking to a hundred different podcasts and tons of listeners and asking exactly what they want.”
Fender Play helps guitar players learn songs rather than master guitar — www.cnbc.com
Fender is going online to convert guitar newbies into long-term customers.