Why the Music Merchandising Market is Changing (And Why You Should, Too)

We just read a great article… Imagine attending a concert featuring your favorite band. You are in a giant arena filled with fans, singing your favorite songs, and all that emotion burns into your memory in a giant crescendo. When you leave, you snag a beloved concert tee, and maybe even a hat or keychain… From that moment on, you will always look back on those mementos as part of that experience. But times are changing. These days you may…

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Artists – Please Don’t Put Spotify Play Buttons On Your Site

There is a great discussion going on over at Digital Music News about Spotify for individual artists. For those who don’t know, ¬†Spotify is a music streaming service offering streaming of selected music from a range of major and independent record labels, including Sony, EMI, Warner Music Group, and Universal. Digital subscription services have been heralded as the hopeful business model that will save the music industry. ¬†In Rolling Stone’s recent interview with American Idol coach, Interscope Records CEO, and…

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