It’s been rumored for quite some time that Google is working on an on-demand music streaming service to be run through their video streaming service YouTube. With Spotify, Apple, and...
Americans spend $21 per capita on music products, about as much as they spend today on recorded music. The figure exceeds concert grosses per head and also the total per capita music...
YouTube’s Music Pangs1
Music Products, 20152
by John Lahr
On September 19th, the Alibaba Group had its Initial Public Offering, the largest in history, on the New York Stock Exchange. Alibaba quickly became the world’s ninth most valuable tech firm. The $21.7 Billion deal was over $5.5 Billion more than Facebook raised at it’s IPO only two years...Read More
Spotify announced in March the acquisition of The Echo Nest, the industry’s leading music intelligence company. The deal signals the rising importance of big data in the music industry. Founded by MIT Media Lab doctoral students Tristan Jehan and Brian Whitman, The Echo Nest provided...Read More