Tuesday 6 November 2012

The Pirate Bay promoting artists

Lucian Grainge interviewed by Hits


"I think that the consumer has so much more now in terms of choices. I think that Nirvana, and possibly the Beatles and certainly punk were the equivalent of social networking without the technology. And I'm not sure that that can be repeated because there's so much technology for filling the emotional algorithm of need itself."

why the music industry needs another iPod moment

Tuesday 7 August 2012

how Billy Van went from 2000 to 100,000 fans using BitTorrent - case study


Tuesday 24 January 2012

8 things Spotify could do to show they care about musicians

Here's a List of Every Single Digital Music Service In the World...

"That is, legal or 'legitimate' services as recognized by label trade group IFPI (which means a few, really big services are missing). Still, this is a list of more than 500 services across 78 countries, which begs the question: why aren't they selling more?"

Friday 20 January 2012

how ten major songwriters make money


featuring The Dream, Dan Wilson, Lady Gaga, Mark Foster, Dr Luke, Max Martin, Bonnie McKee, Cee-Lo Green, Taylor Swift, Will.i.am, Benny Blanco and Eminem.