Music

Total 35 Posts

Content creators are turning to new ways to connect with their fans

Many content creators, curators, musicians, artists, and influencers have invested in new ways to adapt to this new reality by leveraging technology to capture high-quality shareable content for their fans on social media channels and platforms via podcasting and vlogging.

REVOLT TV is launching an online series exploring Hip Hop culture in Africa

REVOLT TV, the a Hip Hop culture digital platform owned by Sean "Diddy" Combs, has announced the launch of "What's Good Africa", a new half-hour unscripted series exploring all aspects of Hip Hop culture in Africa.

How the music business is changing in the digital age and the role of record labels

The history of recorded music has been marked by endless artistic and technological changes. While music labels persist, digital technology has profoundly altered why they exist and how they work.

Use your phone to record and distribute your music with these apps - not much talent required

Hundreds of thousands of songs have been recorded and uploaded to music production apps and websites; the ability to monetize this could disrupt the pop music industry.

Streamed music is driving the comeback of vinyl

A story of predators and prey – and is not unique to the music industry. Once the appearance of new technology leads to the extinction of the previous one, it can be interesting to look at what existed before.

Jazz music artists in South Africa are taking to the Internet during the COVID-19 lockdown

The performing arts is one of the sectors hit hard by COVID-19, with tens of thousands of gigs cancelled across the world. Since the lockdown in South Africa several jazz musicians have begun to harness online platforms in novel ways.

A book that digs deep into the inner workings of Spotify

The book, Spotify Teardown - Inside The Black Box of Streaming Music, tells a story of how Spotify is not what it generally says it is, it is actually more like Facebook, an advertising and user data driven company.