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Mike Shupp “This Time” on Spotify

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New: Spotify Codes

New: #Spotify Codes—from the camera icon in Spotify search, scan codes from other phones, screens or your own photos, and share directly to song, album, artist or playlist

Posted by Mike Shupp on Sunday, May 7, 2017

 

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Spotify, Apple Music Previews in Facebook News Feed

(Spotify *may* need to be installed for music player to appear, see comments) It's taken a couple months, but seems…

Posted by Mike Shupp on Thursday, January 28, 2016

 

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Royalty Check: Streaming vs. Downloads

Some thoughts: 
 

 
In other words,

The purchase of a song or album (download, CD, vinyl) secures the licenses from the rights holders for you to listen to that song, or album, whenever you want, wherever you want, as many times as you want, for the rest of your life… and the royalties due those rights holders reflect those uses.

But a stream of a song needs only to secure licenses from the rights holders for one (1) listen by one listener… and the royalties due those rights holders for that stream reflect that use.

 

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Guardian Interview with Jimmy Iovine and Eddy Cue after Apple Music Announcement

Stuart Dredge sits down with Jimmy Iovine and Eddy Cue for the Gaurdian, shortly after the Apple Music announcement during the WWDC keynote:

Apple Music interview: ‘Algorithms can’t do it alone – you need a human touch’