Music Industry
Justin Bieber

How Powerful Is Justin Bieber’s Twitter Account?

Good publicity takes a lot of time and a lot of money… At least it is supposed to. In most cases that’s what it takes, but in Carly Rae Jepsen’s case it took one tweet.

Typewriter

Critics. Part 2: What Will Happen To The Old School Critics? Actions. Louder. Words.

If someone’s feels they know better than the artists who create the music we listen to, why don’t they put that knowledge to use and give us the album we’re missing?

iPod and CDs

Critics. Part 1: Is There A Place For Critical Analysis In The Modern Music Business?

With a reported 1,100 new blogs created by music fans per day and far more sharing their opinions on social network sites, it begs the question – what is the role of the traditional reviewer?

History of MTV

History Of MTV: How Video Killed The Radio Star

The first song played on MTV turned out to be more than just a novelty. It was basically a prophecy of how MTV would come to change the way we enjoy music. Follow the history of MTV from The Buggles to breaking network records.

Festival

The Rise Of The Rock Festival #Infographic

From Ancient Greece to Lollapalooza, get a look at some of the biggest music festivals in the world, the current trends in festival attendance, a portrait of the typical festival-goer, and a look at what happens when music festivals go wrong.

BitTorrent Exec Challenges Music Industry To Find ‘Right Business Models’

BitTorrent has advised the music industry to develop new business models after a new study revealed that 43 million albums and singles were torrented in the UK during the first half of 2012.