Spotify is adding audio books to its bank of streamed content after signing an exclusive deal with UK-based publisher Bloomsbury Publishing.
Through the deal, Bloomsbury’s 33 1/3 series of short books about popular music will be made available on the streaming service worldwide in a variety of formats.
How Bob Goodlatte just saved the music industry — www.roanoke.com
If you like to listen to music digitally through, say, Pandora or Spotify, you may soon find a wider range of artists available through your favorite streaming service. For this,
You might recall that, in the deep dark recesses of music streaming history – ie. two years ago – Jay Z-owned TIDAL left many in the music business scratching their heads.
Pandora Learns the Cost of Ads, and of Subscriptions — www.wired.com
A 21-month study finds that as users are fed more ads, they listen less; some subscribe, but not enough to compensate for lost ad revenue.
If you have been to any media conference or read any trade magazine over the past several years, you would know that ‘big data’ was going to be the answer to all of the woes of the music industry.
One of the World's Largest Private Collections of Latin Music Is Online — remezcla.com
The Gladys Palmera collection, which holds more than 50,000 volumes, has gone digital.
How Spotify’s changing the production and marketing of music — medium.com
Music revenue increased by 16.5 percent in 2017. But not everyone in the industry is breaking out the champagne bottles.
Why Does So Much New Music Drop at the Same Time Each Friday? — pigeonsandplanes.com
Industry experts explain why so many artists release new music on the same day each week.
The streaming service is considering expanding its entertainment bundle offerings to include one with Scribd’s audiobooks service, too.
Music Biz Marks 60th Anniversary Amid Great Change — www.billboard.com
The conference will spotlight how businesses have adapted to the music industry’s evolution from CDs to streaming.