Posts Tagged ‘music‘

Platform Enables Passers-By To Tip Buskers With Bitcoin

springwise: Platform enables passers-by to tip buskers with Bitcoin The rise of digital piracy — and to some extent, streaming services such as Spotify — has hit the music industry extremely hard. We’ve already seen efforts to help fight back with innovative payment systems to reward

What Google’s Move Against Spotify Could Mean for Music – Businessweek

Link: What Google’s Move Against Spotify Could Mean for Music – Businessweek Of course, the music industry has a long tradition of separating a song’s profit from its creators. Still, wrote Krukowski, “the ways in which musicians are screwed have changed qualitatively, from individualized swindles

futurejournalismproject: Twitter #music Twitter appears set to launch a music service although what it is is still under wraps. Yes, you can go to music.twitter.com (pictured above) but when you get there and try to sign in, nothing happens. Via the BBC: Reports suggest the new

The future of music, according to Spotify’s Daniel Ek

Link: The future of music, according to Spotify’s Daniel Ek Spotify is now nearing a new deal with the labels to let it offer more free music on its mobile app. Why? Its data shows that many people are discovering Spotify on their phones, ignoring

Music is a much smaller and less significant part of many people’s lives than 10-20 years ago. There is more competition for our attention and the value of music has declined precipitously. This graphic shows the rise of digital against physical music, and the overall

What makes us successful: Nicholas McRoberts at TEDxCollegeBeauSoleil (by TEDxYouth)

Spotify – rewriting the music business ?

Link: Spotify – rewriting the music business ? according to internal Spotify data, after an initial burst of interest that resembles the pattern for sales of music, a funny thing happens. Songs in the company’s catalog are played again and again, with no diminution in