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Streaming’s Global Momentum

Streaming’s Global Momentum

In January, various speakers at the MIDEM Show in Cannes suggested that music...

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The Hit that Broke the Mold

The Hit that Broke the Mold

On December 12, 2013, Beyoncé released her fifth studio album exclusively on...

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Beats v. Spotify

Beats v. Spotify

As of January 21st Spotify now has a legitimate contender in the music...

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A Note on SoundCloud

A Note on SoundCloud

SoundCloud is one of the leading sources of audio sharing on the net, with 250...

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The Cost of Free

The Cost of Free

When it comes to recorded music, today’s consumers enjoy a free ride and...

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Music and Equity Crowdfunding

Music and Equity Crowdfunding

Over the last fifteen years, since the advent of the worldwide web, there has...

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The Poverty of Artist Royalties

The Poverty of Artist Royalties

With both dismal CD sales and the advent of 360 deals, many observers and...

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Record Labels and the JOBS Act

Record Labels and the JOBS Act

The largest providers of capital in the music business, the major record...

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Ten Music Business Highlights from 2012

Ten Music Business Highlights from 2012

As the music industry’s traditional structures continue to fall away, new...