Posts Categorized: Industry Trends

Digital Music on the Uprise in 2012


It’s no news that digital music has slowly been claiming a solid market share for the industry. But there are still improvements to be made and growth to be seen. Worldwide sales of digital music grew by 8% last year to 5.2 billion U.S. dollars as the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) announced… Read more »

Why Swarm.fm Snagged the Grand Prize at Spotify’s Music Apps Hack Weekend


This past weekend, I attended Spotify’s Music Apps Hack Weekend at SPiN, Susan Sarandon’s Manhattan ping pong club (yes, she loves ping pong THAT much). The Music Apps Hack Weekend is a 48-hour Hackathon where developers, coders, designers, and business minds can come together to develop products and ideas to build on Spotify’s new app platform…. Read more »

WeTransfer: Sharing Large Files the Sexy Way


Let’s face it, if you’re in the music business, you’ve definitely had to share large files at one point or another: .zip files, hi-res artwork, videos… And so you’re probably familiar with some of the big file-sharing sites like YouSendIt or sendspace. Well, I’m here to introduce you to my personal favorite large file-sharing site:… Read more »