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5 Useful Books for Musicians, Bands and Producers about the New Music Industry

5 Useful Books for Musicians, Bands and Producers about the New Music Industry In my opinion there has never been a more exciting time to be involved in the music industry or should I say the New Music Industry. The landscape is changing rapidly and no longer do you...

50 Out of the Top 50 SoundCloud Artists are Rappers

SoundCloud has been struggling to differentiate itself.  Maybe rappers are doing it for them. SoundCloud is notorious for birthing big-time rappers.  But the platform may be going full-blown hip-hop, thanks to rappers who have doubled-down on the service.  And, DJs...

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The FCC Just Shrunk the Music Industry

The FCC just murdered net neutrality.  And that’s probably bad news most of us in the music industry. If you’re Apple, Amazon, or Google, this doesn’t really affect you.  In fact, the dismantling of net neutrality will probably help platforms like Apple Music, Amazon...

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OFFICIAL: FCC Killed The Internet, Innovation Today

[UPDATE 3] The FCC voted 3-2 along party lines on Thursday to end to net neutrality, which effectively gives control of the internet to the major internet service providers and cable companies. While it unlikely that we will see an immediate change in how select...

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Pandora Just Created a Spotify Freemium Monster

To push users towards a premium subscription, Pandora Radio takes a page out of Spotify’s book. So, the end of the year has come.  You’ve lost several high-profile executives.  After failing to turn things around, your CEO and co-founder stepped down earlier this...

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What Exactly IS An Artist’s Brand?

The importance of "branding" and "promoting one's brand" is thrown around a lot this days when advising artists on how to achieve music business success, but what exactly does it mean for a musician or band to have a brand? Here we answer that exact question....

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FCC To Kill The Internet, Innovation At 10:30 Today

The FCC is scheduled to vote on the future of net neutrality at 10:30 today. If the vote goes along party lines as expected,  it is unlikely that you will see an immediate change in how some content is delivered over the net.  But the change will come, as internet...

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