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16 Reasons Why Music Startups Fail

1. Licensing. If you want major artists from major labels, be prepared to pay multi-millions of dollars for it.  And it may take years to finalize those deals (just ask Spotify). If they don’t make you give away a percentage of your company, I’d like to meet your attorney. I just got off the phone […] The post 16 Reasons Why Music Startups Fail appeared first on Digital Music News. https://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2017/08/10/music-startups-fail/...

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Who’s Leading The Streaming Pack?

At MIDiA Research we are currently in the final stages of producing the update to our annual[...]

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Google’s Amazingly Simple Plan to Destroy Piracy Forever

The music industry has spent two decades smashing cockroaches with sledgehammers.  Now, Google has a simpler way to clean up the kitchen. Google is the devil.  And so is YouTube.  Because, a bunch of music industry executives told me that. And hey, they have a point: Google exploits more loopholes than a Bahamian tax shelter […] The post Google’s Amazingly Simple Plan to Destroy Piracy Forever appeared first on Digital Music News. https://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2017/07/24/google-destroy-piracy/...

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Breaking: Spotify Officially Responds to ‘Fake Artist’ Allegations

Last week, Spotify got blasted by allegations of manufacturing ‘fake artists’ to avoid paying the real ones.  Now, they’re responding to those accusations, and addressing broader issues of playlist gaming. If Spotify is the new king of the music industry, are they ruling the minions fairly?  As the influence of streaming playlists becomes extreme, that’s becoming […] The post Breaking: Spotify Officially Responds to ‘Fake Artist’ Allegations appeared first on Digital Music News. ...

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