TWO MAJOR LABELS REPORTEDLY IN DISCUSSIONS TO ACQUIRE SPINNIN’ RECORDS

According to trusted sources of Music Business Worldwide, ownership of indie dance label powerhouse Spinnin’ Records is supposedly up in the air. Sources also revealed that both Sony Music Entertainment and Warner Music Group are currently in contention to acquire the Dutch record label. Private equity organizations are also said to be in the mix at this point in time but don’t…

Global Music Report shows the rise of music streaming

Music streaming continues to be a hugely important aspect of the music industry’s revenue. In a new findings from the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry’s Global Music Report, the organization revealed that streaming now accounts for half of the industry’s annual global revenue. Key statistics from the report show that digital income now accounts for 50 percent…

Spotify Executive Killed In Sweden Terror Attack

Tributes Pour in for Spotify’s Chris Bevington The reach of terrorism is becoming much too obvious lately, despite the efforts of some outlets to hide it. It seems like nonstop we are hearing about attacks all across the globe and more and more here in the USA. Sadly last weekend there was another attack this…

SOUNDCLOUD’S 2015 NUMBERS ARE IN, SHOWS NET LOSS OVER $50 MILLION

SOUNDCLOUD’S 2015 NUMBERS ARE IN, SHOWS NET LOSS OVER $50 MILLION As 2017 begins, we’re just beginning to learn of Soundcloud’s 2015 year and the growth of the company. At first glance, one might call it a success. Charting a 21.6% growth in revenue, the company was able to stave off its demise for another…

‘FACEBOOK MUST STRIKE A DEAL WITH MUSIC PUBLISHERS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE’

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YOUTUBE EARNT $9BN IN REVENUE LAST YEAR, TOWERING OVER SPOTIFY

YOUTUBE EARNT $9BN IN REVENUE LAST YEAR, TOWERING OVER SPOTIFY Google’s flagship video service YouTube pulled in $9bn in revenue last year, according to an analyst with in-depth knowledge of the service’s finances. Ken Sena, an analyst at investment bank Evercore ISI, estimates that the platform will have paid out around $5bn in the year…

JAKE SCHNEIDER OF MADISON HOUSE

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BANDCAMP HAS PAID ARTISTS $150 MILLION IN EIGHT YEARS

BANDCAMP HAS PAID ARTISTS $150 MILLION IN EIGHT YEARS The independent online music retailer has been self-funded and profitable since 2012 We have said it before in the past, but Bandcamp is proving to be the best outlet for artists and labels to reach their fans and turn a profit. According to Billboard, the online…

SFX LAYS OFF 50 EMPLOYEES IN LATEST BANKRUPTCY RESTRUCTURE

SFX LAYS OFF 50 EMPLOYEES IN LATEST BANKRUPTCY RESTRUCTURE After filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy, SFX has made the decision to lay off 50 employees from their New York offices as part of their restructuring efforts. The news comes just days after Robert Sillerman’s official resignation from CEO, and shortly after the announcement of Stereosonic’s cancellation….

An Interview with Timucin Ozgur

An Interview with Timucin Ozgur Ozgur Timucin is the CEO of KP Recordings , a division of Karia Productions Publishing Group. KP Recordings is a staple of the EDM music scene and have kept the label going strong for 5 years and counting years. Find out how KP Recordings is staying ahead of the pack…

COACHELLA & STAGECOACH 2016 PREDICTED TO BRING IN $704 MILLION

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SPOTIFY & NMPA REACH $30 MILLION SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT OVER UNPAID ROYALTIES

SPOTIFY & NMPA REACH $30 MILLION SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT OVER UNPAID ROYALTIES More news in the streaming world today as Spotify announced that it and the National Music Publishing Association (NMPA) have reached a settlement over unmatched (songs that haven’t received payment because Spotify didn’t identify their publishers) and unpaid song royalties. Spotify is expected to pay out around $30…

UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP SEES ITS HIGHEST REVENUE IN A DECADE

UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP SEES ITS HIGHEST REVENUE IN A DECADE Unlike the treacherous, fiscal situations of organizations like Soundcloud, record label Universal Music Group is currently experiencing one of the most profitable periods in their history. According to Music Business Worldwideand Thump, the company earned a total of $5.6 billion in 2015 alone! This number comes as a…

Apple Music Is Catching Up To Spotify With 11 Million Users

Apple Music Is Catching Up To Spotify With 11 Million Users Apple Music launched on June 30th, 2015. Now, less than a year later, the service has grown to over 11 million subscribers. Just to compare, it took Spotify six years to reach that number. However, it’s no wonder Apple can achieve such vigorous growth,…

STREAMING MUSIC SUCKS FOR ARTISTS – BUT FANS HAVE THE POWER TO HELP

STREAMING MUSIC SUCKS FOR ARTISTS – BUT FANS HAVE THE POWER TO HELP Like it or not, streaming is the future of the music industry. And while Spotify and its competitors obviously provide more revenue for artists than illegal downloads, it is harder than ever for artists to make a living directly off their music….

SFX Entertainment Is $490 Million In Debt

SFX Entertainment Is $490 Million In Debt SFX Entertainment has been in the news quite a bit lately and for good reason. After filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, getting rid of $300 million in debt and receiving $80 million in loans, SFX Entertainment still owes over $490 million to creditors. Of the $490 million that…

PRS and Google working on a “Shazam for music licensing”

PRS and Google working on a “Shazam for music licensing” UK-based performing rights society PRS for Music is purportedly working with Google to help report performance fees for music played in public more accurately. Performance fees are paid to artists and publishers of copyrighted songs wherever they are played in public, whether that be on television, broadcast over radio,…

Spotify is introducing video content for mobile

Spotify is introducing video content for mobile Spotify is finally ready to introduce the video feature that the company first announced last May. The mobile-only video content will first be available on Android devices, but will expand to iOS devices in the U.S., U.K., Sweden, and Germany a week later. Over the past several months,…

EVEN ADELE CAN’T STOP ‘OLD’ ALBUMS OUTSELLING NEW ARTIST RELEASES

EVEN ADELE CAN’T STOP ‘OLD’ ALBUMS OUTSELLING NEW ARTIST RELEASES 2015 was a historic moment in the history of the LP in the United States, but not one that will delight many A&R executives. It was the first year in living memory in which catalogue album sales overtook those of ‘current’ releases. According to Nielsen…

Co-Founder of Pirate Bay Creates New Machine to Debunk Industry Claims

Co-Founder of Pirate Bay Creates New Machine to Debunk Industry Claims Earlier this week, we covered a story about the possible change of dealing with online piracy. A novel idea that instead of prosecuting your fan base who illegal downloads your intellectual property, the artist teams up with Muzit to use torrent data to create…

Universal Music Sets Licensing Deal with SoundCloud

Universal Music Sets Licensing Deal with SoundCloud Ever since it arrived in 2008, SoundCloud has been a popular website for music streaming amongst music listeners. In the past few years however, SoundCloud has clashed with the music industry. One of the battles SoundCloud has endured was that of the major record label group, Universal Music….

New Study Predicts The Exact Year Paid Digital Download Will End

New Study Predicts The Exact Year Paid Digital Download Will End According to Nielsen SoundScan (a system that tracks music sales in the United States and Canada), paying to download music will soon be a thing of the past. Nielsen SoundScan predicts that by 2021, streaming music will have fully taken over and that there…

BBC RADIO 1’S HEAD OF MUSIC QUITS TO JOIN SPOTIFYBBC RADIO 1’S HEAD OF MUSIC QUITS TO JOIN SPOTIFYBBC RADIO 1’S HEAD OF MUSIC QUITS TO JOIN SPOTIFY

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ODESZA TALK THE FUTURE OF DANCE MUSIC

Odesza Talk The Future of Dance Music & Why Music Should Be Free Odesza capped off a hugely successful tour which saw them take the world by storm on their In Return: World Tour and the remix album for 2014’s In Return that debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top 100 for Electronic by adding a Grammy nomination to their…

ADELE’S “25” IS CURRENTLY THE MOST SUCCESSFUL ALBUM OF ALL TIME

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Pacha New York Is Closing Its Doors

Pacha New York Is Closing Its Doors After ten incredible years, Pacha New York will be closing its doors for good. The nightlife staple will be celebrating its tenth anniversary with Erick Morillo in what will be an incredible night for those who attend. Pacha’s New York president Eddie Dean stated that “the average nightclub…

ADELE’S 25 JUST WENT PLATINUM IN 24 HOURS

ADELE’S 25 JUST WENT PLATINUM IN 24 HOURS There are people out there who believe Adele somehow let down the music business by not putting her new album, 25, on streaming services in its opening week. Then there are those who believe that these songs belong to Adele (plus XL/Beggars, Sony and UMPG) – and…

HEY LADIES: APPLE THINKS YOU CAN’T FIND MUSIC WITHOUT MEN’S HELP

HEY LADIES: APPLE THINKS YOU CAN’T FIND MUSIC WITHOUT MEN’S HELP The famed producer, cofounder of Interscope, and current head of Apple Music Jimmy Iovine was recently on CBS This Morning, and made some bizarrely sexist comments to go along with Apple’s bizarrely sexist TV ad. Jimmy Iovine and Apple Music seem to be gunning…

PANDORA’S AGGRESSIVE PLOT TO DEFEAT SPOTIFY: 5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

PANDORA’S AGGRESSIVE PLOT TO DEFEAT SPOTIFY: 5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW Pandora is feeling mighty bullish. Last night, the US streaming platform announced its intention to acquire key assets from on-demand music service Rdio – which, it transpires, is about to file for bankruptcy in the States. Pandora CEO Brian McAndrews (pictured, main) and…

MUSIC CREATION & PERFORMANCE WITH THE MYO ARMBAND

MUSIC CREATION & PERFORMANCE WITH THE MYO ARMBAND The future is finally here and music creation will never be the same again. As one end of the music industry focuses on making new and advanced controllers to interface with music programs, Thalmic Labs were one of the few that looked at the industry in a…

MAN SENTENCED TO 3 YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR ONLINE PIRACY

MAN SENTENCED TO 3 YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR ONLINE PIRACY Piracy is a huge problem in the music industry, as more and more artists are seeing their online sales dwindle. The man responsible for a significant amount of illegal online distribution was taken to court last fall and has just been sentenced to federal…

An Interview With A Ghost Producer

An Interview With A Ghost Producer Ghost production: Electronic music’s most controversial topic. One of electronic music’s most consistent, longstanding controversies, too: an unfortunate behind-the-scenes reality since day one, the industry’s longstanding reputation for smoke and mirrors (or cloak and daggers) is embodied by ghost production. Currently back on the agenda thanks to DJ Mag’s…

Pandora set to purchase Rdio for $75 Million

Pandora set to purchase Rdio for $75 Million That was fast: just as soon as it was reported that Pandora was in talks to buy Rdio, the two sides have confirmed that an acquisition is indeed taking place. Pandora has acquired “key assets” from Rdio for $75 million in cash, the company has just announced. But…

SAY GOODBYE TO BEATS MUSIC; APPLE MUSIC TO TAKE ITS PLACE

SAY GOODBYE TO BEATS MUSIC; APPLE MUSIC TO TAKE ITS PLACE It’s time to say goodbye and to get our assets in order as Beats Music will be no more. According to a statement released earlier today, the music streaming app has announced that they will be no more as of November 30th. They are…

VINYL IS REACHING A 26-YEAR HIGH IN THE US

VINYL IS REACHING A 26-YEAR HIGH IN THE US New figures posted by the Recording Industry Association of America reveal nine million vinyl albums were sold in the first half of 2015, compared to the 14 million that were sold in the entirety of 2014. If these figures continue, 2015 will be the best year…

SFX Earnings More Downtempo Than Upbeat

SFX Earnings More Downtempo Than Upbeat Third-quarter attendance rose 25 percent while net loss doubled to $54.4 million. The problems that plagued September’s TomorrowWorld festival didn’t help SFX’s third quarter, but they didn’t hurt too much either. SFX took a $4 million hit from canceled or partially canceled events as earnings fell 7 percent to $133.2 million,…

Mixcloud partners with Apple TV and announced its own app

Mixcloud partners with Apple TV and announced its own app With the streaming race more intense than ever and SoundCloud’s constant track takedowns, Mixcloud looks to take its growing library of DJ mixes, radio shows, podcasts, and more to a mass audience with its own Apple TV partnership. Fans will be able to browse through Mixcloud’s entire library…

LABELS GENERATED 50% LESS MONEY THAN LIVE FOR UK ECONOMY LAST YEAR

LABELS GENERATED 50% LESS MONEY THAN LIVE FOR UK ECONOMY LAST YEAR The UK music business contributed a whopping £4.1bn to the British economy in 2014 – with the live music sector claiming almost a quarter of the spoils. The news comes in UK Music’s third annual economic study Measuring Music 2015, and refers to the…

WHO SPENDS MORE ON A&R: RECORD LABELS OR MUSIC PUBLISHERS?

WHO SPENDS MORE ON A&R: RECORD LABELS OR MUSIC PUBLISHERS? The debate continues to rage over the proportion of streaming revenue paid to songwriters and publishers vs. that passed to record companies and artists. One of the justifications you often hear for labels continuing to take the lion’s share of payouts from Spotify etc. is…

SFX OWNER ROBERT SILLERMAN GETS SUED…AGAIN

SFX OWNER ROBERT SILLERMAN GETS SUED…AGAIN Robert Sillerman just can’t catch a break in 2015. Just when news broke that Sebastian Solano was named the new CEO of ID&T: North America and Made Event, more news of legal trouble for the company followed shortly after. Over the past few months, Sillerman has been desperately trying…

Life in Color’s Sebastian Solano Appointed CEO of ID&T: North America

Life in Color’s Sebastian Solano Appointed CEO of ID&T: North America There’s finally some good news coming out of Camp SFX. The entertainment empire named Sebastian Solano, Founder & CEO of Life in Color, as the new CEO of ID&T North America/Made Event. Solano is responsible for Life in Color, the Miami-based company that began throwing…

Pete Tong dishes on debut IMS China in recap video

Pete Tong dishes on debut IMS China in recap video Nearly a decade into its existence, the International Music Summit (IMS) broke new ground in its expansion to China this year. The country’s 1.3 billion-person population is suspected to become one of the next major markets for electronic music as recent exposure is yielding positive…

Eco Company Develops Sustainable Cardboard DJ Booth

Eco Company Develops Sustainable Cardboard DJ Booth No, these images are not from the movie Zoolander. The Spanish eo-lab company CartonLab has developed a pretty interesting, all-cardboard design. They made a normal table shape and even a hexagonal table, which looks pretty cool. See photos below. In a statement, CarbonLab explained their new design: “All…

AFROJACK PARTS WITH MANAGER OF THREE YEARS

AFROJACK PARTS WITH MANAGER OF THREE YEARS Citing “ethical and moral disagreements,” Afrojack has parted with his manager of three years, Hugo Langras, owner of Dutch management firm Montana ECI. The split apparently happened more than a month ago, but was not made public knowledge as Afrojack’s name is still present on the firm’s website. “I have no…

YOUTUBE RED: 13 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

YOUTUBE RED: 13 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW It could change everything. YouTube last night (October 21) launched its new entertainment subscription product, branded YouTube Red, in Los Angeles. The basic gist: for $9.99 a month, subscribers get ad-free video, the ability to cache media and watch it offline and can put the YouTube app…

LAND OF THE FREE? 5 MYTHS ABOUT THE AMERICAN MUSIC MARKET.

LAND OF THE FREE? 5 MYTHS ABOUT THE AMERICAN MUSIC MARKET. OCTOBER 12, 2015       BY TIM INGHAM Take in an overview of recent recorded music sales figures out of the US, and you’ll struggle to find too much reason to smile. One recent headline revelation (literally, in MBW’s case) was that the retail…

DEADMAU5 GOES INDIE, DITCHES MAJOR RECORD LABELS

DEADMAU5 GOES INDIE, DITCHES MAJOR RECORD LABELS Deadmau5 has always been a vocal character, usually playing the “asshole” of most situations he’s involved in. In a turn of events, his newest conflict seems to be a beneficial one, and should serve as a serious wake-up call to major labels trying to ride the EDM wave. The words…

SPOTIFY IS MILES MORE POPULAR THAN APPLE MUSIC (ON GOOGLE)

SPOTIFY IS MILES MORE POPULAR THAN APPLE MUSIC (ON GOOGLE) OCTOBER 5, 2015   BY TIM INGHAM Thought that we’d be given some official updated Apple Music subscriber numbers by now? Not likely. Apple’s Eddy Cue said in August that 11m people had signed up to the free three-month trial of the streaming service, two months…

WATCH ULTRA TV GIVE US A BACKSTAGE TOUR AT UMF

WATCH ULTRA TV GIVE US A BACKSTAGE TOUR AT UMF For the most part, music festivals attendees aren’t allowed backstage, so most of them are left wondering just what exactly is going on on the other side at a major music festival. UMF TV‘s latest video gives fans a glimpse of what goes on behind…

Soundcloud Will Release a Subscription Service “Later This Year”

Soundcloud Will Release a Subscription Service “Later This Year” Tech Times revealed in the past few months that leaked emails were pointing towards the Berlin-based Soundcloud expressing interest in creating a “paid for subscription” service. Now, those rumors are now fact. Soundcloud’s Co-Founder and CTO Eric Wahlforss has announced that the platform will launch a subscription service “later…

GERMAN MUSIC BIZ GENERATED $12BN LAST YEAR – WITH LIVE LEADING THE WAY

GERMAN MUSIC BIZ GENERATED $12BN LAST YEAR – WITH LIVE LEADING THE WAY OCTOBER 4, 2015   BY TIM INGHAM Germany’s music industry – including live, recordings and publishing – generated revenues totalling €11 billion (US $12.3bn) last year. New figures show that a total of 127,000 salaried employees and self-employed individuals are now active in the…

DVBBS TELLS US ABOUT THAT TIME THEIR TOUR MANAGER HID WEED UP HIS ASS

DVBBS TELLS US ABOUT THAT TIME THEIR TOUR MANAGER HID WEED UP HIS ASS College Weekly Live is an extension of the College Weekly YouTube channel self-described as “a mobile late night talk show currently touring college campuses across America.” Canadian big-room sensation DVBBS are the latest guests on the show and the brotherly duo talk about…

5 POSITIVE EXPERIENCES THAT CAME OUT OF TOMORROWWORLD

5 POSITIVE EXPERIENCES THAT CAME OUT OF TOMORROWWORLD Although this last week has been shrouded in anger and sadness concerning the events that happened at TomorrowWorld, there was plenty of good that came out of the weekend. The reports that have been circulating throughout the week only reflect the experience of some fans, while other fans…

HOW TO COMPLETELY MESS UP A SYNC DEAL

HOW TO COMPLETELY MESS UP A SYNC DEAL OCTOBER 2, 2015   BY RHIAN JONES Procuring a sync deal is no easy feat. There are a wealth of gaffes that can result in the demise of contracts worth thousands of dollars. Egos, pushy broadcasting companies, blanket licenses and PR disasters can make a music supervisor’s life…

GOOGLE PLAY MATCHES APPLE MUSIC’S $14.99 FAMILY PLAN FOR 6 PEOPLE

GOOGLE PLAY MATCHES APPLE MUSIC’S $14.99 FAMILY PLAN FOR 6 PEOPLE SEPTEMBER 29, 2015         BY TIM INGHAM Google Play Music is launching a family plan later this year that will rival Apple Music for value. Subscribers to Google Play Music can stream and cache unlimited songs from its All Access streaming service….

APPLE MUSIC LAUNCHES IN CHINA FOR EQUIVALENT OF $1.50 A MONTH

APPLE MUSIC LAUNCHES IN CHINA FOR EQUIVALENT OF $1.50 A MONTH SEPTEMBER 30, 2015           BY TIM INGHAM When Apple Music launched in 100 countries on June 30, there was one very notable name missing from its list: China. The Cupertino firm has now confirmed that Apple Music – alongside iTunes Movies…

BREAKAGE IS BACK: HOW DEEZER PAID $23M IN UNALLOCATED ADVANCES TO LABELS

BREAKAGE IS BACK: HOW DEEZER PAID $23M IN UNALLOCATED ADVANCES TO LABELS SEPTEMBER 25, 2015    BY TIM INGHAM MBW has written plenty about ‘minimum revenue guarantees’ from streaming services to labels over the past year – much of it regarding regarding how much of these one-off payments end up in the pocket of artists….

UNIVERSAL LAUNCHES A NEW LABEL… WITH AN ADVERTISING AGENCY

UNIVERSAL LAUNCHES A NEW LABEL… WITH AN ADVERTISING AGENCY SEPTEMBER 24, 2015      BY TIM INGHAM Those who worry that global brands and music artists are becoming too close for comfort, look away now. Universal has teamed up with French ad agency BETC – owned by Havas, which is best known for its viral…

STREAMING MUSIC SUBSCRIPTIONS ARE STARTING TO FLATLINE IN THE US…

STREAMING MUSIC SUBSCRIPTIONS ARE STARTING TO FLATLINE IN THE US… SEPTEMBER 21, 2015          BY TIM INGHAM The number of people paying for music subscription services in the US market is starting to flatline, according to new figures – even though the revenue they are generating continues to jump. According to RIAA…

MEET THE NEW GROOVESHARK – AKA ‘POPCORN TIME FOR MUSIC’

MEET THE NEW GROOVESHARK – AKA ‘POPCORN TIME FOR MUSIC’ SEPTEMBER 17, 2015   BY TIM INGHAM Say hello to what might be the most frightening app in existence for the music business. Aurous is a music streaming app/website built on similar technology to Popcorn Time, the copyright-infringing streaming movie and TV service that is now…

WHY AREN’T PEOPLE PAYING FOR MUSIC STREAMING SUBSCRIPTIONS?

WHY AREN’T PEOPLE PAYING FOR MUSIC STREAMING SUBSCRIPTIONS? SEPTEMBER 16, 2015 BY TIM INGHAM Did you know less than 1% of the world’s population are currently paying for on-demand music streaming services? The wider industry continues to hope that the likes of Spotify and Apple Music will provide salvation – and early signs from the Nordics…

SHAZAM HAS LOST £25M IN PAST THREE YEARS, BUT IT’S CLOSE TO 120M USERS

SHAZAM HAS LOST £25M IN PAST THREE YEARS, BUT IT’S CLOSE TO 120M USERS AUGUST 31, 2015          BY TIM INGHAM Shazam now has more active users than Spotify, Apple Music and Deezer combined – but its losses are accelerating. According to freshly-registered fiscal results, Shazam Entertainment Ltd suffered the biggest net…

YOUTUBE IS THE NO.1 MUSIC STREAMING PLATFORM – AND GETTING BIGGER

YOUTUBE IS THE NO.1 MUSIC STREAMING PLATFORM – AND GETTING BIGGER Scary news for those who don’t feel YouTube is paying music rights-holders enough: it’s the biggest music streaming service on earth, and it’s growing faster than Spotify or any of its rivals. That’s according to MBW analysis of the latest market stats out of…

How To Run A Pro Studio

How To Run A Pro Studio – The Interviews In addition to our lengthy feature explaining how to set up and run a pro studio, here we talk to some industry insiders who’ve made a career from their passion… Aaron Railey – Starting Out Aaron Railey isn’t a runner anymore – he’s a little older…