When oneself think in buy a song, is just for listen that song but… what could happen if oneself could buy a share of a song and, most important, the royalties of that song? A company called Royal Exchange is offering an IPO of the shares of a new company, called Royalty Flow. This new […]Read More Investing in music royalties
“I do touch my fans” answered Avril Lavigne to the radio station KISS 92.5, after some pictures of a meet and greet with her fans in Brazil were published in 2014: they payed $400 to stand almost near of the singer, but they cannot touch her. (You can check it out the full article in […]Read More Meet and greets. Expectations vs reality
In 2012, the cheapest ticket to see The Rolling Stones on their tour on England, it was £106, including booking fee, while the VIP hospitality ticket goes to £1,440. (You can check it out the full article in this link: http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-20066145 ). While the fans were angry, the musicians have not total agree. Anyway, according […]Read More Is there a fair price for a concert ticket?
Taylor Swift is freaking out the music industry. Now are we talking about a new way to make tours for more money? In August 25th, Taylor Swift released her new song titled “Look What You Made Me Do” that breaks The Spotify record of Ed Sheeran’s song “Shape Of You “ with 8 millions of […]Read More Taylor Swift and the Diamonds
In this year the iconic album of this English trio titled “Hopes & Fears” turns 15 years since this one was released. Keane is celebrating the anniversary of the album with an special reissue on vinyl of this great album; that’s why The Echo Music Team decided to talk about this essential album. Hopes & Fears […]Read More Essential Albums: Hopes & Fears by Keane
Dead Leaf Echo are a Music & Design Collective from Brooklyn, NY. With one album debut tilted “Thought and Language” realeased and a serie of EP’s, and their last one Strawberry Skin we can find a innovative band of shoegaze genre. Dead Leaf Echo will release their second album on October 13th. Let’s get to […]Read More Interview with Dead Leaf Echo: The Essence of Shoegaze
The Mercury Prize has been recognized as the major prize of the U.K. Music, as well not every artist of the U.K. is recognized by this prize; only a selected part of English artists are nominated to this prize. The last Friday were announced their nominees that includes artists from The xx to Ed Sheeran […]Read More The Curse Of Mercury Prize
“Woke up this morning with the strangest feeling/I had a nightmare, but I wasn’t dreaming/I ran outside to see, it’s not 2003/Turned on the radio it’s so confusing/Rappers were singing/And rockers DJ’ing/There’s no guitars on the songs that they’re playing (…)”. Those are the lyrics of “40 oz. Dream”, a song of Good Charlotte, the […]Read More The death of the rock?
Bruce Pavitt is well known as one of the founders of Sub Pop, an alternative label which in 1980s kickstarted the success of grunge bands as Nirvana, Soundgarden and Mudhoney. By the other hand, Adam Farish, is musician, producer, sound engineer, and tech entrepreneur. Both, have created 8Stem, which according to their web page is […]Read More Our vision is to become the next standard format. Interview with Bruce Pavitt and Adam Farish, founders of 8Stem.
Day after day, there are a lot of releases in the music market of several artists/musicians/groups. But also, there are a gap between offer and demand: the fans of the artists/musicians/groups can’t know with enough opportunity the date of release and they lose the opportunity to get special editions of their albums/LPs/EPs and so on. […]Read More Never Miss a Beat with Record Bird – An exclusive interview with Co-Founder Andreas Mahringer.