Numbers went up and down for subscription music. But the true number is trending in the right direction.
Spotify’s funnel needs some paring back. Perhaps the company is thinking about free music the wrong way.
SXSW has grown almost beyond the size Austin can manage. Can the festival survive its huge popularity and still remain true to its mission.
Rhapsody’s integration with Twitter offers sharing of music on its own terms, but embracing free music is against what the company has been recently vilifying.
As the Watch made its debut, Apple also released a computer that marks a shift of strategy for the company.
In theory Universal Music CEO Lucian Grainge’s tough talk about free music sounds like he means business. But the reality is much more murky.
Apple’s new streaming music service is the music industry’s best chance to build massive growth. But the labels are resisting making fundamental changes.