Wine Country. Music in the Vineyards. Me: Goes Packing

🍇 If you are looking for a much more intimate music experience and a serene ambiance, Sonoma Harvest Music Festival may be the one for you. Tucked...

Splice raises $57.5 million in funding to revolutionize sampling as artists know it

We all know sampling and streaming rights have been a big issue for artists payouts in the last decade. Thanks to some legislation, modern laws...

Myspace lost a decade of user uploaded music

In the world of colossal technology and corporate mistakes: Myspace lost all the media uploaded to its website prior to 2015. That's 12 years of...

This private music library is building the world’s largest recording collection

Not-for-profit The ARChive of Contemporary Music has been attempting to, pun intended, build an "arc" of popular music of all cultures and races throughout the...

CD and vinyl sales surpass iTunes downloads

A study over 2018 has revealed a shocking yet not surprising statistic: music download purchases have plummeted in the last 5 years, from 40% to...

Pandora launches ‘Stories’ feature for artists

In the never ending battle of streaming services attempting to one up one another, Pandora has released yet another feature to try to top the...

Could a startup be the solution to fixing the problem with music royalties?

Music royalties are a topic of hot discussion: whether it be Taylor Swift's record deal, serving as a leg up for all the artists on...
Spotify mute

Spotify unveils ‘mute’ option for users to silence artists

In a world where technology allows customization beyond your wildest hopes and dreams, where all content is at your fingertips, there seemed to be something...
RPM, vinyl

Canadian independent distributor RPM ceases operations suddenly

The largest Canadian distributor of vinyl, RPM, abruptly and unexpectedly closed up shop earlier this month with little to no explanation as to why the company will...
women in music, music industry diversity

Music industry diversity is improving, UK study shows

Music industry diversity has been a hot topic in the last decade, with initiatives ranging from an emphasis on merely increasing women headliners to hosting all women...

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