CATEGORY: MUSIC TECH

Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Instagram • Guitarist Mistakes • Trademark Rights • More

This week on MusicThinkTank, our contributors shared insights on how Instagram influencers earn money, how artists can sustain their energy while on tour, what...



REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

In this look back on the past seven days of music industry news and events, we check back in on how Spotify Lite's first...


TOP POSTS: This Week’s Most Read Posts On Hypebot

This week on Hypebot, some of our most popular covered the preservation and return of Aerosmith's first touring van by 'American Pickers' Badash's edging...


Filter Cancel Reunion After PledgeMusic Fiasco

Last year, the band Filter had announced that original members Richard Patrick and Brian Liesegang were reuniting to record a new album, their first...


FRI. BRIEF: iHeartMedia Stock Drops On Debut • 7digital Shuffles • Google Bands Viagogo • CASE Act Advances • More

FRIDAY 7.19.19 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab ...


A Legal View Of The Fall Of PledgeMusic and What Could Happen Next

Earlier this week, Hypebot published an important Music Biz Weekly podcast interview with Attorney Chris Castle delving into the demise of PledgeMusic and its...


How Spotify Calculates An Artist’s Monthly Active Users

Spotify monthly active user counts are one of the most important metrics used by the music industry - radio, media, A&R and more -...


Spotify Lite Had 1 Million Users In First Week, India Users Now Top 2 Million

UPDATED: Spotify clearly filled a need with the launch of its Spotify Lite app, which takes up one-third of the space on the users...


THU. BRIEF: Sony Restructures • Saban Funds $500M Music Launch • Spotify Disney Hub • UMG Fire Update • More

THURSDAY 7.18.19 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab ...


WAVE Raises $5.65 Million To Mix Music and Meditation

Breath, body, and beats could serve as the tagline for WAVE, the new subscription-based music-based meditation app and vibrating pillow that has launched with...