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NAMM 2015

Normally around this time I get excited for the Grammy Awards, however since they have been disappointing the last five or six years, I have decided to redirect my excitement to this years NAMM conference. Not everyone knows that I have a passion for music instruments and recording equipment. After all, I have experience and … Continue reading

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Music Industry: Boom or Bust

With a new year upon us there is always much anticipation on what is in store for the music industry. Last year digital music sales fell 9% to 117.6 million, while single track digital downloads dropped 12% to 1.26 billion. Album sales overall declined 11% (physical and digital) to 257 million. On-demand streaming service subscriptions … Continue reading

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Jason K Ventura’s Music Industry Predictions for 2015

– The streaming battle will continue with more artists’ pulling/banning albums and materials from services like Spotify or Pandora. – Beats and Apple will take their place in the streaming game. Apple waited too long to get into the streaming game, they will stick to what they know best and maybe even abandon the whole … Continue reading