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Inside YouTube's Hitmaking Electronic Music Channels

The founders of UKF Dubstep, Mr. SuicideSheep​, La Belle Musique and more on the history and future of their platforms.
David Turner
7.7.17
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SoundCloud Announces New Music Recommendation Feature Called The Upload

It uses machine learning to collect new music you might like in one place.
Alexander Iadarola
5.3.17
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SoundCloud Launches $5 Subscription Streaming Service

The streaming platform has introduced a mid-price ad-free service with access to 120 million songs.
Alexander Iadarola
2.28.17
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UK Vinyl Sales at 25-Year High

Over 3.2 million units were sold in 2016, which is 53 percent more than the previous year's figures.
Alexander Iadarola
1.3.17
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ANOHNI Said She Regrets Working with Apple on "Drone Bomb Me" Video

"My being bought as a politically outspoken artist is a more potent advertising tool for Apple than a 100 more explicit ads."
Alexander Iadarola
10.10.16
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Spotify Might Be Acquiring SoundCloud

According to Financial Times, the Swedish streaming giant is readying a potential "checkmate" move that will prove rather daunting for their competition.
David Garber
9.28.16
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People Are Streaming Music on Audio Platforms More Than Video Platforms for the First Time

On-demand streams in the US market are also up 58.3% from a year ago.
Alexander Iadarola
7.5.16
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Playboy Now Has A Music Streaming Service

And, of course, models will be involved.
Krystal Rodriguez
6.2.16
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Spotify Employee Salaries Grow 152% as Musicians Struggle in Age of Streaming

This week the company released its 2015 financial findings, and the average employee is making $168,747.
Alexander Iadarola
5.30.16
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SoundCloud Denies That It Will Block All DJ Mixes That Aren't Fully Cleared

An anonymous source has claimed that a "significant and serious" round of limitations is on the horizon.
Alexander Iadarola
5.16.16
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Beloved NYC Record Shop Other Music to Close in June

The independent music institution opened back in 1995, and will shut down its operation on June 25.
Alexander Iadarola
5.9.16
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Report Finds Global Music Revenues Increased 3.2%, but Held Back by YouTube

The 2016 IFPI Report also found that digital music revenues surpassed those for physical sales for the first time ever in 2015.
Alexander Iadarola
4.12.16
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