The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry has accrued some intriguing data.
Anderson .Paak’s band The Free Nationals drops “Beauty & Essex” featuring Daniel Caesar and UMO: Stream
The collective, consisting of Jose Rios (guitar), Kelsey Gonzales (bass), Callum Connor (drums) and Ron Tnava Avant (keyboard), strikes out on its own.
The rapper-comedian also announces new project, What Happens When I Try to Relax.
The 90’s riot grrrl band gets a new lease on life courtesy of Spotify, iTunes and the rest.
Because, you know, 3,333 tracks per device just wasn’t cutting it.
Releases from Ty Segall, Smog, and Silver Jews are now on Spotify, TIDAL, and more.
“They killed it by insisting on charging two to three times as much for the high-res files as for MP3s,” claims the legendary singer-songwriter.
A track-by-track primer on the ins and outs of the forthcoming public offering.
The timing of the filing indicates that the IPO could be announced by the end of the first quarter of 2018.
Rapid declines in the number of downloaded songs have prompted the hastened timeline.
“Simplicity is where music is at,” says guitarist The Edge. “It’s tight. There’s no half-baked ideas.”
Iovine says the margins are “too thin” for music streaming alone to be a profitable business.