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Business of Music: Digital Downloads Make Less Money Than Vinyls, CDs
March 4, 2019
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Joan Solsman, Senior Reporter for CNET, joins Cheddar to discuss why physical music sales, like CDs and Vinyls, are making more money in the U.S. than digital downloads on iTunes.
The Startup That's Eliminating Single-Use Cleaning Products
Apr 16, 2019
Music Streaming Wars Intensify with Reported Free, Ad-Supported Music Service from Amazon
Amazon is discussing the launch of a free, ad-supported music service, according to Billboard. Seth Schachner, managing director of Strat Americas and digital business executive, discusses whether Spotify should be worried.
May 23, 2018
Will.i.am's 'Amuse' Rethinks How Record Labels Find Artists
With the ability to find an audience through data-inspired playlists from music streaming giants Spotify and Apple Music, musicians may not need the marketing muscle of record labels anymore. Diego Farias, the CEO of Amuse, a digital music company, was with Cheddar to explain how he hopes the company he co-founded could be a record label for the next generation, providing artists with a free way to get their music into the streaming services' algorithms.
Jun 7, 2018
Spotify Looks to Shake Up the Music Industry
Paul Resnikoff, publisher at Digital Music News, discusses Spotify's push into the music licensing of independent artists. The company is offering hundreds of thousands of dollars to independent artists and managers for direct licensing of music to the platform, posing a threat to third-party distributors such as CD Baby and Tunecore.