17Jun

Beyoncé, Jay-Z Release Surprise Joint Album As Tidal Exclusive [VIDEO]

Beyoncé and Jay-Z surprised fans and the industry with the release of their first joint album on Saturday afternoon. The announcement came at the end of the duo’s London show on their joint "On the Run Tour II" with the casual announcement: “Album Out Now.” Surprise! pic.twitter.com/SYnAm6zCy7 — BEYONCÉ LEGION…

17Jun

This Week In Music Commentary

Commentators inside the music industry this week weighed in on whether playlists are ruining album sales or helping them, why Senator Ron Wyden’s claim that he’s pro-artist is bogus, important lessons about music and radio learned from Anthony Bourdain, and much, much more. Do Playlists Kill Album Sales Or Multiply…

16Jun

Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. and Indie Music

Our advice for the independent self-starters in the music industry this week covered how to give your album that perfect flow, how to grow superfans from the ground up, the best technique for landing your music on a playlist, how to make your merch pop, and so much more! How…

16Jun

Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Music Theory • Favorite Songs • Music Accessories • More

This week on MusicThinkTank, we looked at whether music theory still matters, the best songs for testing equipment, must-have music accessories for the summer, and more. Ian Temple | Music Theory: Does It Still Matter? Jesper Skibsby | Tracking Service Puts Heat On Broken Radio Business Soundfly Team | Favorite…

16Jun

REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

In this rummage through a full week of music business happenings, we revisit Snapchat’s new musical partnerships, Facebook’s dive into the music industry, Haim’s firing of their booking agent, and much more! Sony, Orchard Share $750M Spotify Windfall With Indie Artists, Labels Regardless Of Recoupment Snapchat Gets Musical with BandsInTown,…