Music Tech

Streaming, Vinyl growing; CD’s dying (or are they…?)

A recent article in Rolling Stone postulates that vinyl records are on track to outsell compact discs for the first time in over 30 years. They cite as evidence the

Should Music Adopt a “Netflix” Model?

If you heard an album you loved on Spotify or Apple Music, and it was subsequently removed, would you pay to purchase that album on CD or digital download?

Universal Music Group: Decades of Masters Lost

Last year, I wrote an article detailing how record companies have a checkered past when it comes to properly archiving their master recordings. Among some of the revelations noted (thanks

CD’s vs Streaming (Part Two): The Artist or The Song?

TRIVIA: What was the first southern gospel album to be released on CD? Answer is below…. Last week, I wrote (rather extensively) about what I saw as a short-term gain,

CD’s vs Streaming (Part One) – Short-Term Gain, Long Term Loss?

Spotify’s current pay rate per stream is around $0.006 per complete play. The average cost of a CD is $12 with around 10 songs per CD (or $1.20 per song).

Music Biz Monday: Why Melodyne Is A Blessing And A Curse

Why is Kyle CONSTANTLY complaining about auto-tuning, and why doesn’t he ever offer a solution?