Using data from Facebook, Spotify, direct sales, and live shows – labels are building taste profiles of individual consumers in order to better market to them. It’s not just the labels, it’s a general development that’s utilized by artists, managers, venues, and event promoters.
While the initial version of the app only pulls in data from Spotify and Apple Music — other features, including additional services, are in the pipeline and will be added later, Kobalt reps said — its one-touch functionality and hub of data consolidated in one place make the information that much more immediately accessible.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a bid by major record labels to revive copyright infringement claims against video-sharing website Vimeo LLC for hosting content that included songs by famed bands such as the Beatles, the Jackson 5 and the Beach Boys without permission.
We made digital art be the initial focus, because we understood that community and its specific pain point — which we could solve. ascribe was one of the first blockchain applications, and probably the very first blockchain IP company.
Facebook is now recruiting for no less than three new senior music-focused roles at its US head office. These include a Label Music Business Development Lead, who will be tasked with ‘leading Facebook’s strategy and negotiations’ with music labels throughout the world.
Whether it’s a new government review of copyright, new legislation, or a hostile judicial decision, there’s no shortage of worrying signals wherever you choose to look–from Australia to India, from South Africa to Brazil.
There is often nothing ‘smart’ about most smart contracts today. It’s often very simple if-this-then-that. And because anyone in principle can audit them anyone can copy them and make them cheaper.
Market research has confirmed that playlists are central to the music streaming experience. In a survey of 1,500 people in the US, UK and France, MIDiA Research found 68 percent of streaming service subscribers listen mainly to playlists while 60 percent also listen to albums.
With a search for the next Register of Copyrights currently underway, a bill introduced in Congress yesterday would let Donald Trump make that appointment, rather than Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden.