Posts Tagged ‘music sales’

Can Music Streaming Bear Fruit?

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

For the music industry, Spotify marked something of a turning point in getting consumers to pay for music online, though the merits of its business model are still hotly contested. But as the recent release of Tidal demonstrates, there are still plenty of ‘newcomers’ trying to mix it up…

Battling Against The Stream

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

The rise of Spotify has taken music streaming subscriptions to a new level, but as we’ve seen, there’s plenty of debate about the benefit of this model for musicians. Now, YouTube are adding their own dash of controversy to the mix…

How To Sell Your Music Online

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

The days where artists needed to sign a deal with a record label in order to make their music available to the world are long gone; now musicians can distribute to the world from the comfort of their bedroom. But in this post-scarcity model, the paradox of choice may be the greatest enemy…

Retail Music Sales Continue To Slide

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

The selling power of physical music media in retail stores has been waning for many years now, although retailers may take some encouragement from the fact that the decline is slowing; global recorded music retail sales fell 4% in 2011, compared to 10% the previous year…