Over the last few weeks I’ve been chatting to a lot of people in regards to their work and what formats they need the masters in, whether it’s WAV, high quality MP3 or a DDP. A lot of the clients I’ve dealt with have asked what is a DDP? So here it is – What Read More →

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Say what? Yes, it’s true, according to some sources, Spotify will be (eventually) stopping it’s free streaming service. The popular streaming service which has over 60 million users, most of which are on the streaming platforms free, ad-supported service will soon stop the free service. This price re-form comes at a time when Spotify are Read More →

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Frontman of band Smashing Pumpkins, Billy Corgan voices his opinions on the state of the music industry. Corgan claims the music industry in run by “Feckless Idiots”. “They do not subscribe to the normal tenets of capitalism. Which when they do, the business tends to work out well: stars rise to the top, everybody benefits. Read More →

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Streaming is still causing a stir in the world of online music. Last week I read this blog discussing how Jay Z had pulled his remixes….now it seems that Sony are pulling the all their music and not reaching an agreement with SoundCloud. Sony have pulled artists such as Hozier, Adele, MsMr, Passion Pit and Read More →

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Warner Music Group CEO Stephen Cooper said on Monday that money made from licensing tracks to streaming services like Spotify has exceeded money made from digital downloads sales. “This is an important milestone, and impressive considering the strong double-digit growth is coming on top of an increasingly significant base,” Cooper said. “The rate of this Read More →

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    You’re hopefully thinking ‘Wait, what? That’s not true’… And you’re kinda right. So over the last few months there has been talk of Spotify gaining some $400 million in funding, and that is now a reality. The company that have claimed to not make any money now are valued at more than the Read More →

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    Everyday we listen to all sorts of music, whether it’s in the office or in the studio, literally 100% of the day is filled with music. In our office, it’s a choice between the radio or Spotify. Today I took a bold step in listening, I decided to put Spotify down and get Read More →

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Back in 2014, record sales were at there highest for years, and this year is shaping up to be much the same. If you’re thinking ‘What? When did this happen?’- Check out this blog on the 2014 record sales boom.  Way back in 2014, streaming had a monumental year, but with this also came the Read More →

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This is what else we are looking forward to hearing this weekend… 22. George clinton – “Chocolate City: London | p-funk live at Metropolis” Full live concert DVD at Metropolis Studios, London. This is a live to vinyl cut of 5 George Clinton tracks. This is one hell of a box set, including vinyl, C.D. and a Read More →

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    That time of year is almost upon us again, Record Store Day is this Saturday the 18th April. Record stores will open their doors for a full blown hectic day of music fans grabbing limited edition albums, box sets and singles. So it is upon us again, and what can we expect? Well, Read More →

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