music business

To Hell And Back

All These Metal Reissues Are Going to Kill Me

On the evolving dialectics of metal materialism and some killer new tunes from Anicon, Down Among the Dead Men, Churchburn, and more.
Kim Kelly
6.14.18
Features

The Dollars and Desperation Silencing #MeToo in Music

Sexual misconduct is built into the foundation of the music industry. Our data and the stories of over two dozen women show how culture and labor conditions create a perfect storm for abuse.
Andrea Domanick
3.16.18
Op-Eds

Sure, We Streamed a Lot in 2017 But We Didn't Own Our Music

At the risk of getting all 'wake up sheeple!!' I wonder what this new growth for the business really means for us, the music lovers.
Tshepo Mokoena
1.4.18
Music

The Moment I Knew I Wanted to Work in the Music Business

I reached out to people who have spent the their adult lives recording, overseeing, organizing, or critiquing popular music to find out how they got into the industry.
Patrick Lyons
10.1.16
Op-Eds

How Do We Penetrate the White Male Roadblock at the Top of the Music Industry?

The Billboard Power 100 has rolled in again to remind us that the music industry isn't exactly a smorgasbord of diversity.
Emma Garland
2.17.16
Breaking News

Science Says YouTube Is Growing Faster Than All Other Music Streaming Platforms Combined

More than 76 billion music video streams were delivered in the first half of 2015.
Andrea Domanick
9.16.15
Op-Eds

Spotify Just Discovered That Heavy Metal Is More Popular Than Pop Music

Spotify recently revealed that metalheads are the most loyal music listeners. Why are people so surprised?
Kim Kelly
6.1.15
Music

Is Jukely the Netflix for Live Music?

For adventurous concert-goers, Jukely Unlimited offers all-you-can-see concerts at a decent price. The catch? It's mostly bands you've never heard of.
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
2.23.15
Words

Should Competitors Fear Google's Entry into Concert Ticket Aggregation?

Don't get too excited; ticket fees aren't going away.
Ziad Ramley
1.17.15
Words

Twitch's Expansion into Live Music and Dance Labels is a Beautiful Thing

Here's what you can expect from the world's most popular gaming website.
Ziad Ramley
1.16.15