Monthly archives: August, 2017

Eventide Fission Plug-In

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  Fission is Eventide Audio’s first plug-in to feature the company’s patent-pending Structural Effects meth.odology for splitting audio, disassembling it into two fundamental components called Transient and Tonal. Able to be recombined completely in any balance, the Transient and Tonal components are available for individual processing us.ing Fission’s Transient Effects and Tonal Effects. The plug-in…


SIR LUCIAN GRAINGE: ‘WHEN PEOPLE SAID THE MUSIC INDUSTRY WAS OVER, WE DIDN’T LISTEN.’

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  Grainge became a focal point for those who believed the recorded music industry was in irrevocable trouble when he led the then pricey-looking $1.9bn acquisition of EMI Music in late 2011 – a deal which completed the next year. Universal was eventually forced by European regulators to sell off Parlophone Label Group to Warner,…


How To Get More Followers On Spotify

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  Spotify is one of the most popular music streaming sites there is and it’s a great way to promote your music. So how do you get more people to listen to the playlists you have on there? Here are some tips on how to get more followers for your music: Advertise your music to…


Pro Tools Shortcuts Bible Part 2: Editing Like a True Pro Tools Master

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  We are back with a new collection of Pro Tools shortcuts that will make your clients look at you like a badass Pro Tools sorcerer, flying over the keys and making things happen in no time. In case you missed it, you should read the first installment in this seriesbefore continuing. We’ll build upon some…


What Music Do Americans Love the Most? 50 Detailed Fan Maps

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1.Future ← Less Popular More Popular → In March, the prolific Atlanta rapper Future became the first artist to replace himself at No. 1 on the Billboard album chart with back-to-back releases. At the time, Jon Caramanica, a pop music critic for The New York Times, spoke of the rising dominance of Atlanta in hip-hop….


16 Reasons Why Music Startups Fail

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1. Licensing. If you want major artists from major labels, be prepared to pay multi-millions of dollars for it.  And it may take years to finalize those deals (just ask Spotify). If they don’t make you give away a percentage of your company, I’d like to meet your attorney. I just got off the phone…


I AM A GOD – A documentary on Kanye West


SoundCloud’s Future to Be Determined by a Vote Today

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  After unexpected layoffs, reports of its impending demise due to a lack of funding and the perceived heroics of Chance The Rapper, the fate of SoundCloud will be determined by one vote on Friday (Aug. 11). The folks at Axios reported the news yesterday (Aug. 10). SoundCloud needs new investors in order to survive, and while the streaming service, which…


APPLE IN TALKS OVER $1BN BUYOUT OF MAJOR MOVIE AND MUSIC COMPANY IN INDIA – REPORT

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  The Cupertino giant is reportedly getting closer to a $1bn acquisition of the film and music library of Eros Group. Eros is the largest movie producer in India, counting more than 3,000 films across Bollywood and other productions under its control. The music recordings associated with these movies is housed under subsidiary Eros Music….


Glen Campbell Dead at 81

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  Glen Campbell, the boyish singer-guitarist whose perfect blend of country and pop made for such hits as “Gentle on My Mind,” “Rhinestone Cowboy,” “Wichita Lineman” and “By the Time I Get to Phoenix,” died Tuesday (Aug. 8) after struggling with Alzheimer’s disease for years, a rep confirmed to Billboard. He was 81. “It is with the…