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The Real Dangers of ‘Music Discovery’

After quietly taking over music discovery engine We Are Hunted earlier this year, Twitter are readying a new music service which is expected to better integrate Soundcloud and iTunes to its platform. The power of such a service is obvious, as explained by the We Are Hunted founders when they announced the deal: There’s no […]

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Is Spotify Bad For The Music Industry?

It’s been an interesting couple of weeks for Spotify, who have seen their music streaming service – and particularly its artist payment structure – come under intense scrutiny following Atoms For Peace’s decision to remove their songs from the service. Nigel Godrich, legendary Radiohead producer and Atoms For Peace member, started it all off by […]

The Rise Of The Cash-in Cover Song…

If you are a regular streamer of music from sites such as Amazon, iTunes or one of the many others, you can’t have failed to notice the amount of streams available of songs currently in the charts, or coming out soon, but performed by cover bands. When I say cover bands I don’t mean tribute […]