2014: Year in Review

Records and live performances define the state of the music market. 2014 was special for two things: a consumer preference for accessing a recording with…

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…