Andrew Flanagan


Andrew Flanagan is a New York-based freelance writer whose byline can be found at places like NPR, Rolling Stone, MTV, and The Quietus. He was the senior editor of The Daily Swarm and served as substitute music editor of City Pages during his many years in the Midwest. Animal lover.

Chinese Smartphone Music Biz

Very Soon It Will Be Much Harder to Operate a Streaming Service in China

China's "Notice on Further Strengthening and Improving the Management of Online Music Content" outlines a list of rules for streaming services to follow, which include self-regulating catalog in accordance with the Ministry of Culture's dictates around song content.