- Elton John condemns homophobia during Russian concert
Story from The Guardian.
- Daniel Ek addresses Taylor Swift and Spotify
Post from Spotify.
- Are albums the problem with the music industry?
Commentary from Boston Globe. ...
The music industry today is not the same one your parents grew up with. From the impact of the Internet to growth in event tech and beyond, the importance of data and technology continues to increase as the industry evolves.
Lots happened on SXSWfm last week. Read (and listen) on for recaps of Floored, Tha Fixx and Fun Fun Fun Fest specials on Self Titled and Chronolog.
- AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd charged with attempting to procure a murder
Story from Sydney Morning Herald.
- Spotify is earning some artists more than iTunes in Europe
Post from CNET.
- Spotify can't succeed if it keeps screwing songwriters
2014 was a big year for hip-hop at the SXSW Music Festival, with established names and up-and-coming acts taking the stage multiple times throughout the week. It looks like another quality class of hip-hop young'uns are coming through Austin for SXSW 2015; get acquainted with a few of them...