The great illusion of streaming for 90% of artists: 50% of music artists only take a few euros
2020 THE FENDERS GOLDEN YEAR! Fender is selling more guitars in 2020 than in its entire history! Let’s talk about Fender which, together with Gibson, the 2 brands that have marked the history of electric guitars. Fender Musical Instruments Corporation is the world’s foremost manufacturer of guitars, basses, amplifiers, and related equipment. With an illustrious history dating back to 1946, Fender has touched and transformed music worldwide and in nearly every genre: rock ‘n’ roll, country and western, jazz, rhythm and blues, and many others.
Innovative startup MelodyVR acquired NAPSTER for $ 70 million
Acquisition by a company that broadcasts virtual reality concerts will offer a “next generation” service.
Facebook Live Performing Musicians now can monetize their music on FB.
A Visual Evolution of The Chemical Brothers – Adam Smith, co-creative director of the live show The Chemical Brothers, recounts two iconic Glastonbury performances from 2000 and 2019 in this video published by BBC MUSIC.
Lollapalooza will be streaming free on YouTube from July 30-August 2 – Lollapalooza celebrates live music with Lolla2020 virtual festival exclusively on YouTube, to include music performances by PAUL MCCARTNEY, METALLICA and other
Coke Studio Sessions the virtual concert project organized by Coca Cola with the partnership of #BeApp
Many musicians live a sort of “Unsustainable lightness of playing”, misquoting an old Milan Kundera’s book. Which of course is euphemistic and sarcastic at the same time. Because “playing” is never easy, even when you learn it. Regardless of the musical genre, every musician must face a series of obstacles worthy of the 7 labors of Hercules.
Live Music is Off! The whole entertainment and live music industry is hit by a sudden tsunami, which will have a significant economic and social impact.
Streaming and royalties have reached a critical point because the incredible rise of the former does not correspond to an adequate correspondence of the latter. Helene Fischer’ case opens new scenarios in Europe and beyond, says Music Business Worldwide and FAZ