Berkleemusic’s online classes start next week. Learn about music, the future and your part in it. Study with Berklee faculty from anywhere in the world. Improve your skills and become part of an online community of like-minded musicians. Learn to navigate the emerging digital music business, and gain effective techniques in publishing, marketing, management, touring, music supervision, […]
Here is a guest post excerpt from my friend and artist MC Lars from the Huffington Post UK. “In last week’s State of the Union, President Obama stressed the importance of creatively revitalising our nation’s economy. He called for “an economy built on American manufacturing, American energy, skills for American workers, and a renewal of […]
Andrea Leonelli from Digital Music Trends recorded a series of interviews with many of us from the Midem show. You can listen to the interviews here or go to his site for lots more. Thanks Andrea! This Midem 2011 series includes: Daren Tsui, CEO of cloud service mSpot Dave Kusek, Vice President Berklee College of […]
According to the latest report from Nielsen and Billboard, digital music accounted for 46% of all U.S. music purchases in 2010, up from 40% in 2009 and 32% in 2008, and digital track sales hovered around 1 billion sales a year for the third straight year. The top-selling digital songs of 2010 sold about 4 […]
From Hypebot. It’s no secret that the amount of money artists are earning from recorded music is declining. But by how much? And as digital sales replace physical and streaming music gains traction do the numbers shift in the artist’s favor? Infographic created by David McCandless of Information Is Beautiful from a spreadsheet of data.
In the face of insurmountable odds I feel a competition is in order. Here’s a pretty telling graph – Recorded music sales over time since 1999. This is the truth. If you are trying to make money selling recordings, or producing them you are selling into a market that is auguring into the earth. If […]