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COVID-19 and the Music Industry

With more people homebound, the demand for new music is significant. The good news is that many artists are releasing new albums, singles and music videos as we continue dealing with COVID-19. November is shaping up to be a great month…
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Unlimited Access – A Transformation of Music Listeners’ Buying Experience

Anyone over the age of 20 can remember back to the process of purchasing music before streaming and MP3 services. When I look back, I am flummoxed by our buying practices of the day. First there was the CD selection where we knew a…

Spotify On the Offensive Makes Joe Rogan “Weirdly Richer”

Top music streaming platform, Spotify, has continually made headlines over the past few weeks as they take a bold step forward into the realm of podcasts. Spotify is one of four major names playing to become the most popular and profitable…

Adding Streaming Services: Cable TV Part II

Do you still pay for a cable/satellite TV service? Or, have you switched to a streaming service? Personally, the only person I know with traditional cable and no Netflix subscription is my grandma, and I’m pretty sure that’s because…

Streaming is the New Cable Bundle?

Streaming is the New Cable Bundle? Ahh streaming… the revolutionized way to watch all your favorite TV shows and movies for a fraction of the price of the dreaded TV bundles. But will this bliss continue into the future? With the…

Dear Spotify: Please bring back the Musical Year in Review

I’ve been a Spotify user ever since it became available in the US. One of the things I loved about the service was the Spotify Year in Review that they would release in December. They gave us all sorts of interesting, geeky music data to sift…