Music industry

Pixies lead music industry effort to break stranglehold of ticket touts

One of the world’s most influential rock bands has denounced “rogues and scoundrels” selling gig tickets at huge markups, as the UK music industry prepares to fight back against touts.

The Guardian

Musique et financement participatif en Afrique

Internet a révolutionné le financement participatif en offrant de nouvelles opportunités, tant aux artistes et musiciens à qui il permet de continuer à travailler, qu’au public qui peut ainsi participer directement à des projets auxquels il est sensible. Zoom sur le crowdfunding web 2.0 en Afrique.

Music in Africa

Streaming price war breaks out as Google offers 4 free months of play

Amazon’s cut-price entry into the music streaming market appears to have prompted a flurry of discount deals amongst its competitors.

Music Business Worldwide

What The Top 50 Global Music Festivals Reveal About Today's Live Music Industry

Festivals are often cash cows for the music industry, and 2016 is proving to be no different.

Forbes

12 Queer Artists Changing Latin America’s Music Industry

These artists are making music on their own terms and carving out audiences for themselves.

Remezcla

China’s newest export hit is classical music

Fifty years after Mao’s Cultural Revolution in effect banned Western music, a real cultural revolution is taking place.

The Economist

Youtube strikes deal with gema to host music videos in Germany

It’s been one of the biggest stand-offs in digital music history – but YouTube and German collection society GEMA have finally reached a licensing agreement.

Music Business Worldwide

What A Donald Trump Presidency Means For All Musicians And The Music Business

Now that post-election shock is fading slightly, many musicians and industry professionals are wondering what effects there will be on the music industry when President-Elect Donald Trump takes office in January.

HypeBot

Orfium is Ready to Revolutionize the Music Industry

The music industry has changed massively since the introduction of the internet, for both good and bad.

The Huffington Post


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