Your Heart on Your Sleeve

In recent years, the evolution of wearable technology has resulted in an explosion of opportunities in the digital space. Wearable devices such as Google Glass,…

A&R in a Digital Age

A&R executives are being forced to change their game. This is in part because streaming services such as Spotify and YouTube are fragmenting the music…

Shazam!

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…

Live Performance 2.0

Although technology may have destroyed the recorded music market, it has played a significant role in enhancing live performances. Recent developments need to be heeded…

Lessons for DIY Musicians: II

Editor’s Note: This is the second of two installments dealing with DIY issues. We printed the first in August 2014. There, Fuller covered music production,…

A Hybrid Record Label

In February of 2014, Warner Music Group and Shazam announced that they would enter into a “strategic collaboration” in which Warner would have access to…

Reassessing Spotify

The arrival of Spotify to the United States in July of 2011 brought a lot of attention – good and bad – to the newest…