Monetized streaming is becoming a more and more important source of revenue for our artists and labels. It’s often presented as a new world of doing things (which is true), but this does not mean abandoning all the old principles of a music release, rather modifying and melding the two to work together. Many recent… Read more »
Keep an Ear Out for Earbits
According to the IFPI (International Federation of the Phonographic Industry) Digital Music Report 2013, the music industry’s global revenues increased by 0.3 percent in 2012. Though this may seem negligible, this was the first time that the industry’s global revenues increased since over a decade ago in 1999. A major contributor to this growth is said… Read more »
So Much Music… Have We All Blown Our Attention Spans?
Firstly, I would like to “publish” a short essay that recently struck a chord with me. It was written by my brother Emmanuel Rizzi, a contributor to Cornell University’s The Diplomacist blog. Here goes: Why the Music-Artist envies the Literature-Artist What luck has the Literature-Artist to have an individual spectatorship! The form of literature precludes… Read more »
Let’s Make A Deezer Playlist Out Of It!
Are you a Deezer addict but some of your best playlist-making friends are using Spotify? Do you wish you could listen to the thousands of great Spotify playlists featured on ShareMyPlaylists.com on Deezer? Do you want to have the best of worlds? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, we have found the right solution… Read more »
15 Services That Have Changed The Way We Discover And Consume Music And Video
If we could take a snapshot of the state of the digital music industry when The Orchard was first born in 1997, it would hardly be recognizable. With the foresight of industry veterans and young, tech savvy entrepreneurs alike, digital music innovations were a-brewin’ back then and slowly making their way to the fingertips of consumers. We’ve put together 15… Read more »