The last time anybody had heard about Myspace, it was most likely the punch line of some social media joke. But that’s about to change because Myspace has re-launched itself into the social media world… again. Myspace is no longer the awkward social media site that fell by the wayside the minute Facebook took a… Continue reading Are you ready for Myspace 3.0?
Life can quickly become encumbered by clutter. It seems like you turn your head and suddenly counter tops are piled with stacks of CDs and other dust attractors. There is a good way to get rid of stack of CDs around the house: go digital. Here are a few of the best reasons for artists and fans… Continue reading 6 benefits of going digital with your music
There is something on the web for everyone and with internet usage almost doubling what it was five years ago, there has got to be a way to hold all that data. Through innovation and the way content is consumed, there is a way. To put this into perspective, up until 2003 all the data… Continue reading Web content consumption through the years
Music soothes the soul and it is something we can all relate to, we love a good tune to turn the volume on high and dance like a crazy person even when we are all alone. A song can trigger a memory and take you back to a person or a place in its very… Continue reading Let concerts find you with the SongKick app
There is nothing like vinyl, the way it would slide out of the cardboard sleeve and glisten from the light onto the blackness of a record. Music was made with circular lines that with a stylist would belt out your favorite tunes. Since technology has made our formats of music players smaller and has improved… Continue reading Take those old records off the shelf and put them on your wall
Remember the days when you had to go buy those shiny discs (which, if you looked at them wrong, would get a scratch)? Or how about burning discs from a friend because it didn’t make sense to pay for something that you could acquire for free? Technology has almost made cavemen of compact discs, and… Continue reading A paradigm shift in music listening is making the industry stronger
Social media has clearly permeated out lives so much that it is now influencing the other media that we consume. This is extremely clear in the world of music. I see the songs popping up on my Facebook news ticker and it seems like my entire friends list is listening to the same songs. For… Continue reading Social media and the “ironic” hit
As many of you might have heard by now, this past Sunday night at the Coachella music festival, Tupac Shakur was resurrected via holographic technology. He took the stage in front of an estimated audience of a hundred thousand people. The company that pulled off the feat, Digital Domain, has been making Hollywood magic for… Continue reading Coachella’s Tupac hologram: creepy or innovative?
France made waves in the P2P industry by implementing a controversial graduated response program in 2010 that was designed to reduce the amount of illegal downloads by establishing progressively-harsher penalties on file sharers. The results were strong, as shown in Hadopi’s report, with file-sharing activities traffic slashed by two-thirds in 2011. However, the goal of… Continue reading Piracy cut in half in France, yet music and movie revenues fell
With about a million iPad apps and a billion iPhone apps available, finding good ones isn’t hard. Finding ones that stand out from the crowd often is. If you like making music but don’t necessarily have “skills” with instruments, MadPad is an iPhone or iPad app that can help. No skill required – just bring… Continue reading MadPad helps make music… even at the hardware store