Posts By: Chris Calabrese

Daily News Highlights: Monday, October 31st, 2016


Despite Industry Opposition, FCC Approves Tight Privacy Rules for Internet Providers IS SOCIAL MEDIA BAD FOR MUSICIANS’ PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH? NMPA, NSAI, Sony Resolve Issues With Copyright Royalty Board One of the main reasons Twitter killed Vine? Its top users stopped posting

Daily News Highlights: Friday, October 28th, 2016


RIP Vine: Twitter Announces Retirement of the Looping Video App NO POST-BREXIT VOTE SLOWDOWN FOR UK MUSIC BIZ Tech firms tell music industry “technologies themselves cannot be bad actors” It’s Time for Facebook to Accept Songwriters’ Friend Request: Op-Ed SPOTIFY KEEN TO AVOID HOMOGENEITY FROM GLOBAL PLAYLISTS

Freeloader Friday: Slothrust, The Shacks & More


Hello and happy Halloween weekend Freeloaders! Today is the annual costume contest and we already have some early leaders. Orchardites are entering the office dressed as Bruno Mars, Ariana Grande, a giant M&M, a cone head, a devil… It’s more star-studded than spooky, but regardless, it’s shaping up to be a good day. Anyways, we have… Read more »

Daily News Highlights: Thursday, October 27th, 2016


PANDORA PREMIUM SET FOR JANUARY AFTER DECEMBER UNVEILING The 25 most influential music artists under 25, according to Spotify Twitter will cut 9 percent of its workforce, or roughly 350 people BIME 2016: Spotify head of Latin content talks playlists, video and the threat of Amazon