Tag: YouTube

Facebook Makes Another Move into Music

So what exactly is Facebook up to these days? Facebook Enters Interesting Territory as It Makes Another Move into Music In what can be considered a bold yet quite an odd move for the ultra-popular social networking site, Facebook advertised a totally new role last year – that of the ‘Head of Music Publishing.’ The …

YouTube Red is Now in 5 Markets

With the launch of YouTube Red, along with its sister app YouTube Music in South Korea the video subscription service is now fully available in 5 countries. First launched in the month of October in the US the year before, YouTube Red has garnered considerable criticism from various sources in the music business for its …

The Music Biz Faces Even More Piracy Threats in 2016

The Music Biz Faces Even More Piracy Threats as Stream Ripping Jumps 60% In 2016 Music piracy has been regarded as a prosecutable crime in many countries from the late 20th century, though its definition has changed over the years. Music piracy can be defined as reproducing, distributing or copying and distributing the original pieces …

Best Places Online to Discover New Music in 2017.

Part of our story is to help you find new music you’ll love. So we’ve put together a guide to help you find new music in 2017. As well as using our great free music playlists there are many ways to help keep you up to date with the latest and greatest bands and artists. …

LyricFind and Google Partner Up to Add Song Lyrics to Google Play Music.

In a previously post we reported that Spotify dropped their Musixmatch lyrics function and replace it with the greeting “humming is fun”, to the annoyance of their users. So it looks like Google are trying to steal a few of Spotify’s karaoke loving users, by partnering up with LyricFind. LyricFind provides a database of lyrics, …

Musicians are Demanding Changes to DMCA, With U2 and Taylor Swift Joining the Fight Against YouTube.

A coalition of music artists have signed a letter to Congress asking for change in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). They are specifically asking for a change in the ‘safe harbour’ loophole which prevents YouTube from being made liable for any copyright infringements that have taken place on its streaming platform. The list of …