“They will all see significantly less money coming from downloads and CDs over that time though. It’s going to be a painful year or two for the average musician. And it may be harder for the people in the music world before this change to adapt than it is for artists born into this world,” he says. … [Read more...] about Streaming music: what next for Apple, YouTube, Spotify… and musicians?
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“It is understood that as of the Effective Date and throughout the Term, Provider’s entire catalogue of Provider Sound Recordings and Provider Music Videos (including Provider Music Videos delivered via a third party) will be available for the Premium and Free Services for use in connection with each type of Relevant Content, (excluding AudioSwap Recordings, which will be at Provider’s option) and set to a default policy of Monetize for both the Premium and Free Services, except as otherwise set forth in this agreement.” … [Read more...] about YouTube’s proposed music contract with indie labels published online
The native Londoner is a big fan of the East End and has been locked in a Haggerston studio with the upcoming producer Ryan Samuel Bentley, who is credited for working with Jake Bugg and more recently Isabella Summers from Florence and The Machine. … [Read more...] about SEVEN rising stars to watch out for in 2017, from Sinead Harnett to Gloria Adereti and Hannah John-Kamen
There’s a culture clash, yet in the middle of these warring words, there is also collaboration. Google and YouTube’s music teams work closely with labels, publishers and artists, while below the level of rightsholder-body sabre-rattling, there are plenty of music people who spend their time thinking of inventive ways to use the internet’s strengths to connect artists and fans, and rebuild a business. … [Read more...] about Why is the music industry so cross with Google?
Also read her What I want from internet radio blog post from November 2012 where her views are just as applicable to Spotify and other streaming services: "I wish I could make this demand: stream my music, but in exchange give me my listener data... The new model says that in the future I'm not supposed to sell music: I'm supposed to sell concert tickets and tshirts. Ok fine, so put me in touch with the people who will buy concert tickets and tshirts." … [Read more...] about Spotify vs Musicians: 10 things to read to better understand the debate