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Portugal.The Man Breaks Through in a World Full of The Same Sh*t Everywhere

Portugal.The Man Breaks Through in a World Full of The Same Sh*t Everywhere

When Portugal. The Man’s “Feel It Still” became the biggest rock crossover song in five years, it made me think about why that doesn’t happen more often, and whether things might be about to change…

Video Responsible for More Than Half of All On-Demand Music Streaming Time

Video Responsible for More Than Half of All On-Demand Music Streaming Time

If you thought that video music streaming was just a small add-on to the time people spend with Spotify, Pandora, and the like, you’d be wrong. It’s actually the reverse. And that’s a problem…

Awesome Infographic Ranks Streamers By How They Pay -- And Much More

Awesome Infographic Ranks Streamers By How They Pay — And Much More

If you’re an independent artist, would you believe that Napster is the streamer that pays the best? And, no surprise, YouTube remains deep in the cellar. Fantastic infographic ranks the players…

Labels Beware as Spotify Losses Double

Labels Beware as Spotify Losses Double

With little choice, Labels have just about gone all-in on streaming – currently the biggest source of revenue. With no yet-profitable streaming companies, we think of that saying about putting all of your eggs in one basket…

Weekly Listening to Online Radio Continues its Steady Climb

Weekly Listening to Online Radio Continues its Steady Climb

More than half the population now listens to online radio at least once per week, continuing a methodical climb across all demos…

What Are the Odds iHeart's Streaming Hail Mary Will Succeed?

What Are the Odds iHeart’s Streaming Hail Mary Will Succeed?

iHeart Media is expected to launch a paid streaming service this week. Will it be enough to turn the company around?

Must Read: Michael Wolff on the Desperate State of Digital

Must Read: Michael Wolff on the Desperate State of Digital

Author and journalist Michael Wolff looks through the posturing of digital news organizations, and sees little more than a failing proposition. It’s a must-read…

Linkage: The Big Three Now Take in About $10 Million a Day From Streaming

Linkage: The Big Three Now Take in About $10 Million a Day From Streaming

ICYMI, Sony Music posted its latest quarterly earnings, and the report showed that they too now derive more revenue from steaming than downloads and physical sales…

Weekend Reading - Podcast Gold Rush, Pandora Sale, Tidal is for Real

Weekend Reading – Podcast Gold Rush, Pandora Sale, Tidal is for Real

Adweek story suggests that Pubradio podcast revenue is at the tip of the iceberg, Pandora stock up as rumors swirl, and if you’re an artist Tidal is where you want to be…

Weekend Reading: Pandora Uses Edison Research to Stick It to Radio

Weekend Reading: Pandora Uses Edison Research to Stick It to Radio

Edison’s just-released in-car study shows that commuters change stations an average of 22 times during each one-way commute. Commercial radio is just not up to snuff…

Live 365 On Life Support - Is This What SoundExchange Wanted?

Live 365 On Life Support – Is This What SoundExchange Wanted?

Two weeks ago we suggested doom for small webcasters when the Copyright Royalty Board released its new rates. And now it has begun — Live 365 announces layoffs; cuts streams as investors bail…

New Streaming Rates May Kill The Little Guys -- An Opportunity For Pubradio?

New Streaming Rates May Kill The Little Guys — An Opportunity For Pubradio?

There’s one thing everyone seems to agree on: The new streaming royalty rates are very bad news for small and medium webcasters. But could this be an opportunity for Public Radio?…

Apple Music Already #2 in Paying Subscribers

Apple Music Already #2 in Paying Subscribers

Having just launched its pay service last month, Apple Music is already the #2 streamer in terms of paying subscribers…

Guest Column: Buh-Bye KPRI

Guest Column: Buh-Bye KPRI

While we’re sad for the loss of San Diego’s KPRI, we’re happy for radio entrepreneurs Bob Hughes and Jonathan Schwartz. SBR’s John Bradley writes that the loss is not an indictment of the format…

Linkage: What a Stream is Worth, FTC Investigates Apple, News Users Not Paying

Linkage: What a Stream is Worth, FTC Investigates Apple, News Users Not Paying

Three stories about the transition to digital: Billboard parses the value of a stream, FTC considers anti-trust complaints of Apple streaming competitors, and users of digital news seem to like “free” as well…

With All the Apple Music Hoopla, a Reminder That Streaming is Just 3% Of the Biz

With All the Apple Music Hoopla, a Reminder That Streaming is Just 3% Of the Biz

Apple Music launches today. Apple’s stock is up as of this writing and buzzers are buzzing about whether or not it will change the music business. Let’s hope so, because right now paid streaming is a bust…

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