Tag: digital music

Vinyl sales jump 61% in a single year

Vinyl jumps, CDs explode and your digital downloads are getting kinda bummed out. More revelations from the RIAA 2021 annual sales report for the record industry.

Purged: How a failed economic theory still rules the digital music marketplace

A discredited economic theory is still guiding the decisions of most digital music labels today - even if they don't know it. This is the dumb theory of the Long Tail and how a tsunami of shitmusic destroyed it.

The Record Store’s Revenge: Hard Times for MP3 Sellers

Unless you're Amazon and the market takes your lack of interest in making a profit with good-hearted cheer, this is a tough time to...

Ready or Not, Beatport Turns to Streaming

Beatport has confirmed that it is launching a new Beatport streaming service starting next year. What does this mean for labels that sell on...

Will Beatport Turn Into The Next SoundCloud?

SFX Entertainment has purchased Listn, a combination streaming/aggregation and social networking app, and will immediately shut the app down by the end of the...

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Chicago shuts down CTA “rave train” before it even starts

Updated: The Chicago Transit Authority pulled the plug on the four hour event that would have chartered six cars on the CTA Brown Line. Organizers claim it was an unfair, unilateral and arbitrary action.