- Is Old Music Killing New Music?
- Visualizing 30 Years of Music Industry Sales
- The Inside Story Of SoundCloud's Collapse
- That syncing feeling: how Stranger Things supercharged the music industry
- The birth of pop: How catchy, disposable songs came to dominate the music industry
The Industrial Revolution changed music forever, thanks to a combination of technological advances and musical entrepreneurs.
The chart success of first Kate Bush and now Metallica thanks to ‘syncs’ in Stranger Things shows how TV shows and TikTok are increasingly crucial for heritage acts
“As a solo artist I’ve been in the game for 25 years, but in the music industry I’ve been here for 29,” Elliott said. “It’s a huge accomplishment – especially when you’re still around."
A look at three decades of music industry sales. After a devastating decline, streaming services like Spotify are helping the industry regain its footing.
A year without live music has been a disaster. So has corporate power in streaming, recording, and ticketing. Antitrust may be the only solution.
Old songs now represent 70 percent of the U.S. music market. Even worse: The new-music market is actually shrinking.
Record labels look vulnerable and this startup is pouncing
SoundCloud was once a platform beloved by listeners and creators, whose leaders hoped to revolutionize the music industry. Hamstrung by management mistakes and fierce competition, they never did. Here
Lil Nas X’s ‘Old Town Road’ is both a chart-topping phenomenon and a turning point for the music business. Here’s what happens when a social media platform becomes a label.
The Guardian has talked to 25 figures from the music world ahead of publication of a parliamentary report
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