Streaming dominates the music industry's revenue

[ad_1] While it’s a relief to see the music industry avoid a full collapse after losing two thirds of its yearly earnings in the 2000s, artists certainly aren’t lining their pockets with earnings from streaming services. Spotify pays out roughly six to eight tenths of a cent per stream. This handsome sum is then divided […]

Korg launches a line of DIY music gear with a $100 synth

[ad_1] Korg isn’t announcing much that we didn’t already know, but here’s the rundown. The NTS-1 features a digital oscillator inspired by the MULTI engine from the Prologue and Minilogue XD. It also works with the logue-SDK that allows you run custom oscillators and effects designed for both the Prologue and Minilogue XD. And as […]

Netflix's music talent show 'Rhythm + Flow' premieres October 9th

[ad_1] The October 9th debut will only include the four episodes covering the auditions. You’ll have to wait until October 16th to see the cyphers, music videos and rap battles that define the next three episodes, while the final three episodes (including samples and collaborations) appear on October 23rd. The teaser trailer doesn’t provide too […]

How to transfer music from iTunes to Android

[ad_1] Even though streaming services like Spotify and Tidal are taking over the market, many music lovers prefer to download and save their music to their hard drive. Despite its flaws and the fact that Apple is moving away from the venerable service, Apple’s iTunes is still one of the most popular ways to do […]

How to transfer music from iTunes to Android

[ad_1] Even though streaming services like Spotify and Tidal are taking over the market, many music lovers prefer to download and save their music to their hard drive. Despite its flaws and the fact that Apple is moving away from the venerable service, Apple’s iTunes is still one of the most popular ways to do […]

AI tool characterizes a song's genre and provides insights regarding perception music

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Lil Nas X’s record-setting, chart-topping hit “Old Town Road” is indeed country. But it’s also a little rock ‘n roll. And when you analyze the lyrics and chords together, it’s straight-up pop. At least, that’s according to an artificial intelligence tool developed by USC computer science Ph.D. student Timothy Greer. […]

Tencent set to take stake in Universal Music

[ad_1] Billie Eilish is one of Universal’s more recent smash hits Chinese internet giant Tencent is in early talks to take a stake in the Universal Music Group, a behemoth in the global music industry, UMG’s French owner said on Tuesday. If a deal is confirmed, Shenzhen-based Tencent is to take 10 percent in Universal […]