Pandora; Digital Music Wars at SXSW; Ty Segall, No Lover of Streaming; Spotify Podcasts

Pandora; Digital Music Wars at SXSW; Ty Segall, No Lover of Streaming; Spotify Podcasts
By Platform & Stream • Issue #116

Online music service Pandora has finally revealed launch details for its much-anticipated on-demand music streaming service.
After years of tap dancing around Hollywood, major tech companies are funding the creation of original movies, music, TV and virtual reality experiences.
The wildly prolific rock ‘n’ roller Ty Segall just released his ninth full-length album (also called Ty Segall) in January, but you won’t find it streaming
Spotify’s first ever weather-triggered song was recorded by Austin rockers White Denim.
Anchor now allows users to include music in their audio stories and aims to “completely reinvent the radio format by making it easy for anyone to easily
Spotify is believed to be the most popular music streaming service at this point in time, having over 50 million paying subscribers. Apple Music, on the other hand, has “well past” 20 million paying users, according to Eddy Cue.
Exclusive: The music-streaming platform is expanding its revenue sharing program to include producers and remixers.
Last month, Spotify reaffirmed its interest in podcasting by introducing three original shows.
Five exciting alternative applications of blockchain-based technologies that investors should keep an eye on
Digital services company 7digital is reaping the rewards of the global uptake in streaming – growing revenues by 15 percent year-on-year to total £11.9 million ($14.5 million) and agreeing acquisition terms with its only remaining European competitor: 24-7 Entertainment.
Facebook Live will broadcast at least 22 US football matches – and as the world-leading social network ramps up its music hires, can concerts be far behind?
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