Alex Pham

contributing editor

contributing editor

Beats Music Dances Around 'Freemium'  Vs. Premium Dilemma

Beats Music Dances Around 'Freemium' Vs. Premium Dilemma

As other services continue down the path of giving away more music for free, Beats Music is heading in the opposite direction, betting that people will pay for music if it's marketed and packaged the right way -- just as it did with the headphones market years ago.
Mainstreaming Radio: More Americans Listening to Internet Radio Than Ever

Mainstreaming Radio: More Americans Listening to Internet Radio Than Ever

Radio is still king. But the places and types of radio that Americans dial into are becoming many and more varied. According to a recent study by Edison Research that was jointly commissioned by Pandora, Spotify and TuneIn, one out of every two online Americans has streamed music over the Internet.
The Orchard Serves Up Multi-Channel Network with a Side of BACON (From the Magazine)

The Orchard Serves Up Multi-Channel Network with a Side of BACON (From the Magazine)

The Orchard, a company that started 16 years ago as an independent record distribution shop on Orchard Street in New York, announced on Oct. 10 it has formed a YouTube multi-channel network, or MCN, with more than 1,000 channels that together accounted for more than 50 billion lifetime views.
Digital Notes: UCLA's 'Future of Digital Music Delivery'; Berklee's Online Degrees; CreativeLive's Biz Model

Digital Notes: UCLA's 'Future of Digital Music Delivery'; Berklee's Online Degrees; CreativeLive's Biz Model

This week's Digital Notes column is dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge in academia. Berklee School of Music recently began taking applications for its first online degree program in music business and music production. UCLA next week launches a series on the future of media with a session on digital music distribution. And CreativeLIVE expands into music education.

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