Monthly Archives: June 2016

Why Apple Music Matters So Much To Apple

Originally posted on Music Industry Blog:
Apple today announced a much anticipated refresh to Apple Music at its WWDC event. Apple Music has found itself at the centre of long running criticism from many parts due to its perceived product…

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Prepare To Be Blown Away

Somebody’s got to say it. In America we glamorize guns. Don’t think so? It took all of ten minutes to come up with a long list of very famous musicians who have recorded classic songs about guns. We all love … Continue reading

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We Thought We Were Free

Originally posted on Politically Short:
The America we live in, our nation, our people, our society, is not the America most of us were born in at all. The uniquely American forms are all there, all untouched, all reassuring, the…

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Is YouTube Building A New Music Industry?

Originally posted on Music Industry Blog:
Complexity and opacity continue to act as brakes on the digital music market. For all the progress of companies like PledgeMusic and Kobalt, this emerging ‘alternative’ music industry is still very much at a…

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