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Pt.1: Silverman on Bloomberg TV: Digital v. Physical

Pt.1: Silverman on Bloomberg TV: Digital v. Physical

Written by NMS on February 5, 2015 in Announcements, Conference, Digital, New Music Seminar with 0 Comments

NMS Executive Director, Tom Silverman was in the Bloomberg studios discussing shifts in the Music Business with a focus on Singles versus Album sales and growth in the music business. Click to view Part 1 of this two part interview. Want to be part of the discussion in building the music business? Then register for […]

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NMS 2014 Kicks Off Sunday With Delegates Eager, Excited & Ready to Talk Music Business in NYC

NMS 2014 Kicks Off Sunday With Delegates Eager, Excited & Ready to Talk Music Business in NYC

Written by NMS on June 8, 2014 in Announcements, Conference, Movements, News, NMS 2014, Recap with 0 Comments

New Music Seminar kicked off this Sunday in NYC at the Wyndham New Yorker Hotel, making it the first time the conference will be held over three days as opposed to two in previous years. Registration lines packed with eager delegates moved quickly, ready to hear discussions on topics including: networking, artist management, essential legal knowledge […]

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Sweden Takes Over NYC Monday, June 9 – See The Line-Up You Can’t Miss!

Sweden Takes Over NYC Monday, June 9 – See The Line-Up You Can’t Miss!

Written by NMS News on June 6, 2014 in Announcements, Festival, International, News with 1 Comment

It’s no secret, the world loves Swedish artists. Luckily, our friends from Musichelp (SE) are back at New Music Seminar 2014 to help NYC get its (much needed) Swedish music fix with NMS New Music Night’s Sweden Showcase Monday, June 9 at Cake Shop! This year we’re excited to have four of Sweden’s top emerging […]

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Artists and The Branding of Cool

Artists and The Branding of Cool

Written by Alaister Moughan on June 2, 2014 in Movements, News with 0 Comments

While it is often difficult to pinpoint the origin of cool, those able to both recognize and determine some thing’s “coolness” will ultimately separate themselves from the competition.

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Arctic Monkey’s Do I Wanna Know — Deconstructed

Arctic Monkey’s Do I Wanna Know — Deconstructed

Written by David Penn on May 29, 2014 in News, Partners with 0 Comments

David Penn deconstructs Arctic Monkey’s recent hit “Do I Wanna Know”, analyzing the song’s form, structure & more. Provides comprehensive insight to songwriters & producers to why a song becomes a hit.

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Watch Tom Silverman on Bloomberg: Is Streaming Savior of Music Business?

Watch Tom Silverman on Bloomberg: Is Streaming Savior of Music Business?

Written by NMS News on May 19, 2014 in News, Tom Silverman, Video with 0 Comments

Tom Silverman appeared on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg Surveillance” Monday to discuss the digital media side of the music industry, in particular, the importance of streaming, why he sees a need for the industry to partner with web connected services and about digital royalties. Learn why Tom Silverman says “streaming as [the music business’s] future,” watch the video from Bloomberg Television below. […]

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Pandora and Brands Team Up With Promoted Stations Feature

Pandora and Brands Team Up With Promoted Stations Feature

Written by Brian Brooks on May 6, 2014 in News, Partners with 0 Comments

Brands now have the opportunity to share their musical tastes with Pandora’s user base. The music recommendation platform announced Monday they are beta testing an innovative ad unit, hoping to ramp up total advertising revenue. They’re calling this new format “Promoted Stations.” Native ads address a massive opportunity for consumers and advertisers alike – how […]

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I Want MY <del>MTV</del> VEVO?

I Want MY MTV VEVO?

Written by Alaister Moughan on May 2, 2014 in Movements, News with 0 Comments

VEVO has just announced that monthly average streams of music videos on their platform has increased by almost 50%  from a year earlier. The online platform, controlled by Universal Music Group and Sony Entertainment now has monthly average views of nearly 6 billion as at December 2013.  Interestingly 65% of videos are being watched on […]

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5 Indie Labels Join Forces to Change the Distribution Game

5 Indie Labels Join Forces to Change the Distribution Game

Written by Brian Brooks on May 2, 2014 in Movements, News with 0 Comments

A collective of five influential independent labels are working together to change the major distribution game. Beggar’s Group, Secretly Label Group, Domino, Merge and Saddle Creek, also known as the Independent Distribution Cooperative, are attempting to strike a deal that could potentially transform the current business model for distributors. According to Billboard, the deal would ultimately […]

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Monday Music Brief: 4/28/14

Monday Music Brief: 4/28/14

Written by NMS News on April 28, 2014 in Monday Music Brief, News with 0 Comments

Never miss a beat! Stay up to date on the top stories in music business and anything else you may have missed last week in the industry. Streaming & Subscription [toggle heading=”h5″ title=”Spotify Closing In On iTunes Europe, Take Down Vulpeck’s Silent ‘Sleepify’ Album” css=”custom-class”] Spotify revealed they’ve added 1 million active users in the […]

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