40 Years Ago Sony’s Walkman Changed the Way We Listened to Music; Amazon’s Music Streaming Surge
40 years ago Sony’s Walkman changed the way we listened to music — www.cnet.com
The Walkman was just as big a change in the way we listened to music as the iPod was in the early 2000s.
The FT reports that Amazon had over 32 million subscribers at the end of April.
Why Independent Musicians Are Becoming The Future Of The Music Industry — www.forbes.com
A new report from MIDiA Research fielded in partnership with digital music distributor Amuse says independent artists generated more than $643 million in 2018, a 35% jump from the year before.
A Rough Guide to Self Releasing Classical Music (with more detail on playlists) — www.matthewwhiteside.co.uk
A brief step by step of what you need to do to record, register and release your music.
RA: Spitting Image: Meet the electronic artists collaborating with their artificial twins — www.residentadvisor.net
Cherie Hu explores a new frontier for AI-fuelled music.
In spite of tough competition from the likes of smartspeakers, smartphones and tablets, broadcast radio is proving to be the most resilient entertainment format in the United States.
The best new music you’ve never heard might just be streaming on this Madison company’s app — www.jsonline.com
The app, from Madison-based startup Live Undiscovered Music Inc., focuses on drawing emerging artists and listeners who want to discover new music.
Study Shows Rise in Podcast Listening By Millennials, the Biggest ‘Audio Generation’ — www.billboard.com
Podcasts now represent almost 10 percent of audio listening among millennials, with podcasts replacing online video as a daytime escape.
Streaming services like Spotify are changing more than the way we listen to music — they are actually changing the way music is written.
The democratization of creativity might be one of the most clichéd phenomena underpinning the modern music business.
As the big global music-streaming services continue to mull their strategies for sub-Saharan Africa, local players are springing up to stake their claim to a piece of the nascent streaming market.
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