TikTok, Hitmaker for the Music Industry; Spotify’s New Music Friday Playlist Gets a Redesign…
TikTok gives 80s hit ‘Break My Stride’ a second life — www.cnn.com During the 1980’s, artist Matthew Wilder composed a song in about 30…
TikTok gives 80s hit ‘Break My Stride’ a second life — www.cnn.com
During the 1980’s, artist Matthew Wilder composed a song in about 30 minutes. That song, “Break My Stride,” has been featured in films and commercials over the years and turned him into a one-hit wonder.
Spotify’s New Music Friday Playlist Gets a Redesign: Times Square Ads, a New Look, Social Cards & More — www.billboard.com
Spotify has overhauled its New Music Friday playlist, bringing a fresh design to a playlist that features more than 3.5 million followers in the U.S. and 8 million followers globally.
Issa Rae’s new publishing initiative, Raedio Publishing, has partnered with licensing powerhouse Synchtank as their technology host. Combining proven success working with global entertainment companies and deep roots in online music licensing, Synchtank’s platform will help Raedio thrive.
In the age of streaming and limitless choice, Magic Radio pulls in millions of listeners. What is it that keeps people coming back?
iHeart will turn podcasts into books starting with ‘Stuff You Should know’ — www.engadget.com
Plenty of people listen to podcasts on their commute and during work, but iHeartMedia is hoping they can squeeze even more podcast consumption into their days -…
You’ll find Tones & I’s ‘Dance Monkey’ and Tkay Maidza’s ‘Glide’ on the ByteDance-owned video-sharing app TikTok.
Qobuz ditches MP3 streaming to offer affordable Hi-Res audio Studio Premier Plan — www.insideci.co.uk
Music streaming service Qobuz has pulled the plug on lossy MP3-quality streams and introduced a new affordable single monthly Hi-Res streaming subscription plan .
How ‘Bear and a Banjo’ Charts a Rich New Path for Music Podcasts — musebycl.io
Jared Gutstadt explains the star-studded project
Studio Ghibli suddenly makes 38 albums of anime music available on Spotify, Apple Music, and more — soranews24.com
693-track selection includes many of anime’s most memorable pieces of music.
The important difference between audio and file compression — www.soundguys.com
Think one bitrate is better than another? Unfortunately, it’s not quite that simple. Rob explains why codecs matter, and how they compress digital audio.
Apple is considering letting users change default email, browser, music apps in iOS — arstechnica.com
The plans are not final, but they would make for a radical change in strategy.
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