A survey showed that 43-percent of artists in the U.S. have no health insurance,Björk talked about making music in the Digital Age, and marketing experts analyzed the economics of indie album releases.
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Music business executives talked about Sweden’s success with subscription music services, Jack Isquith revealed the significance of music fans’ behavior, and environmental analysts talked about the industry’s efforts to go green.
Dave Grohl talked about success and artist independence at SXSW, technology leaders discussed skillful data management and digital music, and Matt Pincus explained why YouTube needs to work harder to pay artists and publishers.
Spotify reached five million paid subscribers worldwide and will expand as a music discovery platform, and writer Phil Rosenthal explored the what a legacy artist needs to do to survive the modern music industry.
Digital entertainment executive Dick Wingate discusses how digital music has evolved and why every artist needs to be an innovative music entrepreneur in order to succeed in the current industry and build dynamic relationships with fans.
The head of EMI/Universal discussed the company’s strongest area of focus, industry analyst Mark Mulligan talked about why Spotify must change its business model, and the chairman of the Production Music Association talked about the changing production music libraries landscape.
Experts predicted music industry growth through 2012, leaked tax records revealed that the RIAA is in trouble, and Pandora spoke out against a new music royalties bill.
Record industry executives are seeking money-making opportunities outside the label system, Spotify became the #2 revenue earner for major record labels, and experts looked to Louis CK’s successful DIY career to teach lessons about making it in the music business.
Record Store Day 2012 blended tradition with cutting-edge technology, RocketHub teamed up with eMusic to provide more powerful funding for emerging indie artists, and music manager Tom Gates released a new book about the many benefits of travel.
Steve Corn, founder/CEO of BFM Digital talks about navigating the digital music landscape, and how artists can choose the digital music distributor that best helps them reach their career goals.