POSTS BY: BRUCE HOUGHTON

Myspace Has Lost 50 Million Tracks From 14 Million Artists

Myspace has lost all content uploaded to the site before 2016 including more than 50 million tracks,videos and photos from 14 million artists. Users...



How To Prepare For A Post-Album Music Industry [Keith Jopling Of MIDiA]

The album is not dead, but it is fading away; and stats shared by MIDiA analyst Keith Jopling confirm the trend. Adults that claim...


‘Band vs Brand" – Filmmaker Bob Nalbandian Examines The State Of The Music Business

BAND VS BRAND is a feature length documentary film focusing on the current state of the music business and on how “the brand” of...


The Magic Of Indie Record Stores: ‘Dream Big Shop Small’ [VIDEO]

Sub Pop, Easy Street Records and J Mascis produced this short video tale "Dream Big, Shop Small," about the magic of record stores and...


Skip Rates: Why The First 30 Seconds Matter More Than Ever

With the album on the wane and attention spans shorter than ever, the first 30 seconds of of a song matter more than. Not...


Spotify Bites Back, Calls Apple Monopolistic [Full Text Of Statement]

UPDATED: The war of words between Spotify and Apple shows no signs of abating, with the streamer issuing its latest rebuttal calling out Cupertino...


MON. BRIEF: Will Google By Universal Music? • Spotify Goes On Offensive • SXSW Recap • More

MONDAY 3.18.19 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab ...


Apple Attacks Spotify For ‘Trying To Squeeze Musicians, Songwriters’ As App Dispute Escalates

UPDATED: Apple has attacked Spotify for "making ever-smaller contributions to the artists, musicians and songwriters - even going so far as to take these...


Hypebot Is Now Also On Flipboard – Follow Us!

You can now also follow Hypebot in Flipboard. Alongside our top stories, you'll find new music industry gems and related stories that we've found...


Pandora Locks Out 5 Million Users In Australia, New Zealand

Pandora has exited the Australia and New Zealand markets leaving 5 million users without the service. While the move was expected as the music...