Monthly archives: August, 2017

Music Industry Will Hit $41 Billion By 2030 According to New Goldman Sachs Report

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An analyst forecasted that streaming will account for $34 billion of the total revenues. The global recorded music industry will grow into a nearly $41 billion behemoth by 2030, thanks largely to the growth of streaming, according to Goldman Sachs analyst Lisa Yang and her team. The Goldman Sachs analyst further predicts that streaming will…


Taylor Swift’s new music video makes biggest YouTube debut ever

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Taylor Swift’s vengeful new music video “Look What You Made Me Do,” is smashing records on YouTube, garnering more than 43 million views in its first 24 hours of release. YouTube said on Tuesday it was the biggest debut of any video in YouTube history, beating the 36-million mark set by…


Music Expo SF 2017: save with Early Bird pricing

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Music Expo San Francisco (in association with Sound on Sound) is just around the corner! Join some of the top names in audio engineering for a full day of networking, masterclasses and product demos. This year’s Expo will be on November 11th, 2017 at SAE Expression College in Emeryville, CA. It’s been a busy year…


5 Real Ways YouTube Can Fix Its Problems With the Music Industry

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On August 17, YouTube Global Head of Music Lyor Cohen posted an article on the company’s blog in which he wrote about “the current state of YouTube’s relationship with the [music] industry.” The platform has received no shortage of criticism for paying what many feel are insufficient royalties to creators, labels and publishers, and several…


More proof emerges that Tesla may make a music service

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Some digging in a recent Tesla software update turned up a big clue for the potential streaming service, possibly called “TTunes.” Tesla owners might be closer to getting their very own streaming music service. Thanks to some software sleuthing reported by clean energy news site Electrek, a new client was discovered as part of recent…


DJ Premier Breaks Down His Classics With Nas, JAY-Z, Biggie & Gang Starr | Genius Level

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How Phil Collins Accidentally Created the Sound That Defined 1980s Music

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Unless your technical knowledge of music runs deep, you may have never heard the phrase “gated reverb.” But you’ve definitely heard the effect in action: It’s that punchy snare drum sound that first gained traction in music in the 1980s. If you can play the drum beat from “I Would Die 4 U” by Prince…


Watch Foo Fighters, Rick Astley Rickroll Tokyo Music Festival

Foo Fighters “rickrolled” the audience at Tokyo’s Summer Sonic festival Sunday by having Rick Astley join the band on a grungy version of his “Never Gonna Give You Up.” This is fucking crazy,” Grohl said before the performance. “I just met [Astley] two minutes ago.” The singer was also booked for the Summer Sonic fest….


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…