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, […]
Music is a much smaller and less significant part of many people’s lives than 10-20 years ago. There is more competition for our attention and the value of music has declined precipitously. This graphic shows the rise of digital against physical music, and the overall impact of piracy, widespread distribution and digital media on the […]
For artists struggling to make a living in the digital age, a strong merch strategy can be the difference between living life as a starving artist and making a comfortable living. Yet compared to the recording, publishing and ticketing businesses—which have felt the full effect of technology and the Internet— the merch business today is […]
This live infographic from James West and Len Henriksen shows that the consumption of music has come along way since the days of vinyl records. But now with all the digital variants of music available to anyone with an internet connection, what has become of the stability of the industry and the ability of artists’ to […]
All markets are not the same. Most people in India have not had access to high-speed Internet or a PC. The wired broadband penetration of India stands at about 13 million subscriptions and there are only 50 million PCs in the country. Very few Indians have broadband or a PC of their own. 3G expands […]
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.