Mathew Daniel Interview – Talking Chinese Music Market, Distribution, Promotion and Netease Cloud Music (Video)

Mathew Daniel is the current VP of International at Netease Cloud Music. Mathew has had a very strong music background, especially in China. Mathew was recently interviewed at Midem about the Chinese Music Market and…

Independent artists reclaim the music industry as services add 20,000 tracks every day

The internet has made it possible for anyone to put their music out in front of the world to almost 8 billion people instantly, and artists are making the most of it. In the past…

The evolving digital Sensus Smart Guitar just received $220k in funding

Sensus Smart Guitar is a mindblowing blend of the instrument we know and love and incredible new sounds and capabilities using digital effects. From the genius minds at Swedish music tech developers at Mind Music…

Sensus Smart Guitar evolves the guitar into an effect riddled dream machine

Swedish music tech devs Mind Music Labs (MML) recently won an award at Midem’s Midemlab startup awards for their ridiculously innovative Sensus Smart Guitar. It’s a guitar that can’t be done full justice in words…

Music Executives Dont Understand The Point of Spotify!

Yesterday Digital Music News published an article about the state of Spotify royalty payments. It seems as though executives and even Digital Music News don’t understand why Spotify is a great service for artists.

Midem Is Actually Charging Bands to Perform at Their Conference

Midem has been suffering recently with lower attendance numbers and decreasing revenues. Thus, Midem though that they would start charging bands to fill the gap in revenues.

Band Metrics – Analyse Local Interest in Your Act

Band Metrics is a newly launched (on the back of this year’s Midem) service that allows bands to keep track of their radio exposure in different cities, and who’s talking about them on Twitter along…

Radiohead’s Guitarist Shoots the Rainbow With MIDEM

Head over to the Midem blog and watch an interview in which Ed O’Brien discusses how they made a success of releasing ‘In Rainbows’ independently of any record labels, and what that success meant for…

Coca-Cola’s Open Happiness Track Debuts Online

Coke first previewed a new album during Midem in January which collaborates members from Gnarls Barkley, Fall Out Boy, Panic At The Disco and Gym Class Heroes. Now Coke has properly debuted tracks in TV…