There are some absolutely amazing apps out there to help you make music on the bus, on the edge of a waterfall, or wherever you are when inspiration strikes. They sound so good, they can do so much, and best of all, they’re all pretty cheap or even free.
It’s been several months since Facebook made massive changes to its News Feed algorithm, changes which made it much harder for music marketers to utilize the platform for promotion. Now that brands have had some time to grapple with this thorny new social media beast, we’re taking a loo
Streaming services should be putting subscriber acquisition over other performance metrics. A subscriber lost could be a subscriber gained to a competitor. To examine services’ progress, I created the chart (see below) from data released by MIDiA Research.There are two main ways of looking at these numbers. Method 1 is commonly used and often mentioned in the media. Method 2 is far more informative and important.
Dans ce contexte d’hyper-domination, nous avons cherché à savoir si des alternatives crédibles existaient. Par facilité, les annonceurs ont tendance à choisir les GAFA qui offrent un reach massif et des formats multiples, d’autres acteurs permettent pourtant d’obtenir d’excellentes performances. Les éditeurs : une audience plus importante que Facebook et Google Challenger les Gafas et continuer à innover L’importance d’une offre multiple
La quatrième édition du Festival Oasis 2018 s’est voulue celle de toutes les promesses, de tous les défis et de tous les records. Du 14 au 16 septembre, les passionnés de la musique électronique dans tous ses états ont eu droit à un programme éclectique, soigné et concocté avec amour.
From satellites of global giants through to festivals with more of a homegrown feel, in recent years Hong Kong has increasingly become a site for exciting cultural events. Here are five to look out for.
Nowadays with the vast amount of music on offer for consumption, it doesn’t take long until your current music taste is deemed old-hat and you’re left in the doldrums of contemporary culture.The music industry is an ever-weaving tapestry. An ever-pounding drum. An ever-spinning record. So, to help you keep up your heading bobbing above the endless ocean of new music, we’ve curated the list of music industry showcase festivals (in no particular order) you need to know about to stay ahead of the trend and spot the guaranteed industry game-changers.
Spotify is testing a tool that will enable independent artists and labels to upload their music directly to the streaming service, without having to go through a distributor.
Live Nation a réalisé une étude basée (en anglais) sur des recherches nouvelles et uniques expliquant comment notre besoin de communauté et d’appartenance est satisfait en assistant à des spectacles.
There were a handful of high-points amongst the US recorded music revenue figures in the first half of this year – but they were all overshadowed by softer growth in streaming and, particularly, an unprecedented decline in CD sales.
Quel bilan, côté fréquentation ?F.G. et K.D. : Elle s’est élevée à 19 000 spectateurs dont 13 500 entrées payantes. On a accueilli un peu plus de professionnels que l’an passé, soit 450 environ. Le nombre de dates calées grâce au Chainon est enfin estimé à 1 200.
Today, SoundCloud announced its streams of licensed, monetized tracks in the UK and Ireland will now count toward the UK’s Official Charts–the official, trusted, weekly pulse of what’s hot in the UK and Irish music scenes.
Spotify opens the floodgates: artists can now upload tracks direct to the streaming platform for FREE
The game really did just change.Spotify has today launched a new feature which will enable independent artists to upload tracks to the service directly – without any requirement for a third-party aggregator or record label.The feature currently remains in invite-only beta mode – with a few hundred US artists being ushered in – but Spotify says that, in the future, it will “bring upload to even more artists, labels, and teams”.Artists will be able access the upload function via the Spotify For Artists platform, which counted more than 200,000 verified acts amongst its monthly user base at the end of June.
With arguably the most loyal and welcoming fanbase in the world, sell-out international festivals and a number of boundary-pushing acts selling more tickets worldwide than ever before, hard rock and metal has never been in better condition.