CATEGORY: MUSIC TECH

This Week In Music Commentary

Commentary from inside the industry this week covered the hype over chatbots and if they're worth it, aletter from music organizers regarding NAFTA talks,...



REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

Before moving on to what will surely be another full week of music industry news, we're taking some time to revisit major stories from...


AM BRIEF: RIAA Confirms Streaming’s Ascendancy • Yoko Nixes John Lemon • Facebook’s Songwriter Problem • More

THURSDAY 9.21.17 Music Business News From Around The Web I guess that streaming music thing really isn't just a fad.... Updated continuously under our...


Chatbots: Reality Or Hype?

Chatbots, also known simply as bots or interactive agents, are programs designed to mimic human conversation via text or audio. The implication of these...


23 Top Music Organizations Sign Letter On NAFTA Talks Demanding Protections For All Creators

President Trump has forced the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with Canada and Mexico; and included in that negotiation are...


All Streaming Music Services Gain After A Q1 Lull, But Rankings Remain Unchanged

YouTube is still the world's most popular streaming music service, according to tracking from the analysts at MIDiA. But Spotify is growing at such...


Best Tablets For Music Producers

As music technology continues to advance, artists no longer have to rely on major studios, and can instead produce music from the palm of...


Patreon Just Raised $60M, Now YouTube Is Gunning For It with Fan ‘Sponsorships

Patreon announced yesterday that it had raised an additional $60 Million to expand its fan-to-creator patronage site. Now Google's YouTube is gunning for the...


WED. BRIEF: IFPI Confirms Streaming Growth • WolfGang’s Vault Hit With Class Action • Apple Music Android Update • More

Wednesday 9.20.17 Music Business News From Around The Web IFPI report shows audio streaming up 11%, but the YouTube value gap remains. Updated continuously...


Patreon Raises $60M More For Fan-To-Creator Patronage Platform

Patreon has raised an additional $60Million to expand its fan-to-creator patronage site. The popular platform is led by entrepreneur and musician Jack Conte, half...