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Ian Rogers Beats It

The news of Ian Rogers’ departure from Beats 1 flooded the Internet on Friday August 28, 2015. After Financial Times broke the news of Rogers parting from Apple. This came as a surprise to many music industry insiders. Rogers has been said to be detrimental to the development and the future success of Beats 1. … Continue reading

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Apple and U2’s Deal

In the past weeks it seems that everyone has an opinion about the U2/Apple deal. The surprise album, Songs of Innocence, was a free release that outraged many. Others feared that the giveaway of U2’s album would devalue music and affect the consumer’s behavior in a negative light. In a time when music industry professionals … Continue reading

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It’s A Free For All

  The topic of giving music away for free is very heated and controversial.  It’s really a 50/50 depending on who you talk to. Some people believe that music should be given away as a promotional tool to help with booking and touring.  Some industry professionals believe that the music industry goes in cycles.  These cycles show periods of … Continue reading

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Stolen Idea

Over the past 3 years I have been shopping around a music business idea that I had.  Last month I found out that one of the music execs that I shared the idea with is trying to put my idea in motion and partner with big media giants which are contributing millions to this idea. … Continue reading