Union Urges Music Venues and Festivals to Stop Cutting Into Artists' Merchandise Sales
Merch cuts are "an exploitative practice that interferes with one of the few ways fans can directly support artists," according to UMAW.
RIAA Raises Concerns Over Digital Music Services Enabling A.I. Piracy
Artificial intelligence may have a role in the future of the artistic process, but how does that square with the existing copyright infrastructure?
TikTok's Royalties Are 500 Times Lower Than Other Streaming Platforms, Report Suggests
"The numbers are horrifying."
Dance Music Represents More Than 25% of U.K. Top 10 Tracks In 2022
"It's fascinating to see how other genres such as hip-hop and pop are morphing into dance," said BPI's chief executive.
Audius Acquires Virtual Music Experience Platform SoundStage.fm
Audius is already rolling out an "ambitious product roadmap" in the wake of the deal, which expands the company's efforts in the music metaverse.
Harm Reduction Resources Are Coming to All Insomniac Music Festivals
The nation's leading electronic music festival organizer teamed up with End Overdose to combat the opioid epidemic.
Free Narcan Kits to Be Distributed to New York Nightlife Establishments, Per New Legislation
“The overdose crisis has been inflicting pain and heartache on our city for too long, so now is the time to take action,” said Mayor Eric Adams.
TikTok Sets Sights On Spotify, Makes Moves On Native Music Streaming Service
TikTok's parent company, ByteDance, has already filed a U.S. trademark application for a new music platform called "TikTok Music."
Opiuo Opens Up About Burnout: "It Cannot Be Ignored, and a Balance Has to Be Found"
The electronic music virtuoso wrote a heartfelt open letter to his fans, detailing his personal struggles and reflections from life on the road.
Music Streaming Services Collectively Surpass 100,000 Daily Uploads
Major label industry executives shared their takeaways on the growth of the streaming sector.
How Did Four Artists Release Music On the Same Day With the Same '90s Sample?
It seems crazy to think this went down completely by organic means.
Music Tech Startup Songfinch Raises $17 Million to "Create a Middle Class of Musicians"
Songfinch's CEO says only the top 2% of artists in the music industry "get a chance to participate and eat most of the dollars."
YouTube's New Creator Music Program Is Its Solution to Copyright Strikes and TikTok
Content creators will be able to share revenue with the artists whose music they use.
Ex-Association for Electronic Music Manager Aims to Change ADHD Visibility With New Coaching Service
"I spent most of my twenty-year music industry career not knowing I had ADHD."
"Now I'm Feelin’ So Fly Like a Cheese Stick": Study Uncovers Most Misheard Song Lyrics
From Skrillex to Calvin Harris, EDM fans may be surprised to learn the iconic songs they're mishearing.
Defected Records Sets 30% Minimum Royalty Rate for Recording Artists and Producers
Defected has reportedly also written off un-recouped debts that were signed pre-2012.
This Company Aims to Revolutionize Vinyl As We Know It
"With less noise and an excellent stereo image at low frequencies, this is the vinyl manufacturer the world has been waiting for."
Controversial Music NFT Platform HitPiece Relaunches Months After Shutdown
HitPiece was panned in early 2022 after allegedly minting and selling music NFTs without artists' knowledge.
House Representative Rashida Tlaib Takes Aim at Music Streaming Services In New Resolution
It is the "duty of the Federal Government to establish a new royalty program," according to Tlaib's resolution.
Inside Grass Lands, the Largest Cannabis Experience In a U.S. Music Festival to Date
How cooperation became more advantageous than competition among the most potent players in the cannabis industry.
Wynn Nightlife's Ryan Jones On How He Landed Swedish House Mafia's First-Ever North American DJ Residency
EDM.com caught up with Jones, the Assistant Vice President of Nightlife for Wynn and Encore Las Vegas, ahead of the historic residency.
"Progressing Gender Representation In UK Dance Music": A Look Into the Jaguar Foundation's Report
In collaboration with Sony Music's Global Social Justice Fund, the organization examined how female and non-binary artists are represented across the music industry.
Avicii's "Waiting For Love" Eclipses 1 Billion Streams, Martin Garrix Pays Tribute In Heartfelt Post
Martin Garrix is credited as a songwriter and producer on "Waiting For Love," the opening song on Avicii's sophomore album, "Stories."