Posts By: Chris Calabrese

Daily News Highlights: Tuesday, July 19, 2016


Deezer opens its $9.99 on-demand music service in the US to everyone, no free tier included Oscars: Will the Academy Embrace Diversity Like the Emmys? (Analysis) Netflix blew its Q2 subscriber numbers, and blamed it on press about its price hike Apple Music improves iCloud matching

Daily News Highlights: Monday, July 18th, 2016


Apple, in Seeming Jab at Spotify, Proposes Simpler Songwriting Royalties Amid Pokemon Go Fever, Landmrk is an AR Tool for Music YouTube Music Launches Provocative ‘It’s Who We Are’ National Marketing Campaign More Music on Horizon for Newport Jazz and Folk Fests Group

Daily News Highlights: Friday, June 15th, 2016


Vevo Unveils Major Redesign, Content Strategy; Taps Drewski, Lizzy Plapinger, YesJulz as Hosts Movies dominate in entertainment retail chart of the year so far Spotify Rolls Out More Artist-Led Content How In the Red Records has survived 25 years on weirdness and punk

Daily News Highlights: Thursday, June 14th, 2016


Oscars 2016: Six Months In, Are There Any Potential Nominees Out There Yet? (5 films from The Orchard!) iHeartRadio and National Public Radio Announce Streaming Partnership The cofounder of LoveFilm is quietly building a music startup with an Apple veteran Warner Music Issues Potentially Devastating Blow to Small Record Stores

The Orchard Gets Funky With Truth & Soul Records


That’s right baby, we’re spinnin’ the entire on-fire catalog from New York’s funk standard, Truth & Soul Records. The Orchard has acquired the pioneering label’s 45+ releases and will distribute it digitally and physically worldwide. Truth & Soul is built on the backs of soul veterans Jeff Silverman and Leon Michels, a duo that collaborated on tracks… Read more »