Last year the ad-funded streaming model was hailed as the saviour of the music industry. Now things aren’t looking as peachy. Spotify is struggling to break into the American market and competitors are scrabbling to come up with alternative ways of funding free music online.
Today’s music start-up is Music Glue. The company started out encouraging musicians to interact with file-sharers and are now dealing with all sorts of fan relationship management. Director Mark Meharry thinks the way forward for artists today is live performances and the experience they create
By Charlotta Hedman A couple of weeks ago we wondered why the Swedish music industry is so disportionately successful. The Swedes are the third largest music exporter in the world after the States and the UK. Which frankly is a bit strange for a country
Today’s music start up was founded by one of the guys behind Last.fm. RjDj wants to change the way we experience music. What is RjDj? RjDj is an iPhone and Android application which enables reactive music. It is a way of experiencing music that changes
On the blog we’re going to run a series where music start-ups can present themselves and share their views on the industry. First up is Track In The Box, a daily music newsletter. Brittney Bean, one of the company’s editors, thinks that micro-payments and DRM-free