In recent times, artists/songwriters, who once made their living recording and writing songs, have been severely affected by the slump in royalty revenue coming from labels, publishers, and...
There has been a lot of excitement around streaming lately. At the end of last year, Apple launched their own service that amassed over ten million users in just three months. Despite the...
The Drama of Artist Payments1
Gross Margin Blues2
The Life of Prince3
by John Lahr
Jay-Z has just launched a successful bid of $56 million to acquire Aspiro, a Swedish streaming company belonging to the larger Norwegian media conglomerate Schibsted. Its shareholders have voted and given their unanimous approval, so the operation is all but final. The transaction gives ownership...Read More
Music identification technology has changed the way consumers and brands interact, both by creating new ways to consume and discover content and by influencing how companies deliver new products. Investors are taking notice, and the digital tech industry’s appetite for more financing rounds is...Read More