Alex Pham

contributing editor

contributing editor

Beats Music Adds In-App Purchasing for iOS

Beats Music Adds In-App Purchasing for iOS

Beats Music is giving listeners on iOS devices the ability to subscribe to its on-demand service directly within the app, a move that requires the company to pay Apple $3 a month for every subscriber that uses iTunes to pay their monthly $10 fee.
How Patriarch Got The Band Back Together in the Digital Age

How Patriarch Got The Band Back Together in the Digital Age

Many things can be accomplished over the Internet today. But band practice? Fuhgeddaboutit! Artists will tell you that the lag on the so-called digital superhighway makes band practice over the Web seem more like sitting on the Santa Monica Freeway in rush hour. Here's how one old-school rock band, Patriarch, made it work using new school optical fiber.
Business Matters: Five Ways Sprint Will Help Spotify

Business Matters: Five Ways Sprint Will Help Spotify

Music services are partnering up with carriers faster than dancers at a hoedown, the latest is a reported hook-up between Spotify and Sprint. So what do telecoms bring to the dance?
TuneCore Downloads, Streams Grow 75%, Paid Out $34 Million in Q1

TuneCore Downloads, Streams Grow 75%, Paid Out $34 Million in Q1

The self-serve music distribution platform announced it paid out $34.1 million to artists in the first quarter of this year. The revenue was generated from nearly 1.3 billion downloads and streams, a 75% increase over the same period in 2013.

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