Archives for November 2014

35 Christmas songs to officially kick off the holidays

Once the clock strikes midnight on Nov. 28, we can officially wrap the turkey in tin foil and break out the Christmas music without judgment. In this holiday playlist, there's a little mix of Bing … [Read more...]

UK music industry seeks review of law allowing fans to copy music

The UK music industry is seeking a judicial review of new legislation allowing music fans to make copies of legally-purchased music, arguing that musicians must be compensated as a result of lost … [Read more...]

Anatomy Of A Tour Budget

Pomplamoose just finished a 28-day tour, playing 24 shows in 23 cities around the United States and selling $100K in tickets. Jack Conte and partner Nataly financed it by piling $25K on their … [Read more...]

IFPI report: Record labels invest $4.3b in A&R and marketing

IFPI (International Federation of the Phonographic Industry, representing the major labels) and WIN (World Independent Network, representing the indie labels) have released a joint report entitled … [Read more...]

YouTube Music Key Hands On: Streaming Music Has Never Been Easier

Last week, YouTube announced its new streaming music service, which is finally rolling out in beta form. It comes complete with out-of-app background listening, cacheable videos, ad-free music, and a … [Read more...]