28-May-15/Blog /

lost in translation

Last month to celebrate the coming of Shinzo Abe (the PM of Japan), Barack Obama said “Today is also a chance for Americans, especially our young people, to say thank you for all the things we love from Japan. Like karate and karaoke. Manga and anime. And, of course, emojis “. When we think about …

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21-May-15/Blog /

youtube

How many of you were upset with this message? How many of you were upset because actually, from your country origin, you could have access to this content, but now, from where you are, you are blocked? Since its creation in 2005, YouTube is the second most used search engine, with 6 billion hours of …

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14-May-15/Blog /

fight

History proved that we all fight and stand for our ideals. In 1872, women in the United Kingdom gained the right to vote; during the French Revolution, Privileges were abolished; in 1955, Rosa Parks stood for the African-American Civil Rights etc. Even in the work we do, we all believe in something. Journalists fight for …

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07-May-15/Blog /

lastfm-biffin-tags

Adolescence is the period in which music for teenagers, is a means of expression. For example, if a teenage listens to rock music, it means that he /she has got a rebel personality; if he/she listens to rap music, it probably means that they want to look cool. Although these remarks seem to be a cliché, …

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30-Apr-15/Blog /

treetown-crowd

Adele. Justin Bieber. Shawn Mendes. The Weeknd. Conor Maynard. Colbie Caillat.      All these musicians have one thing in common: they were all found on the internet. In just the past decade, the technology which is available today has become a large part in our society. The technology which we use daily now has been …

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23-Apr-15/Blog /

world-music

Music is a universal subject. You can’t deny it wherever you go, it’ll be there. In each country you visit, you will get a taste of the kind of music culture they have without intending to. In India for example, if you go out on the street it’s inevitable that you will hear Hindi music …

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16-Apr-15/Blog /

report-link@2x

Recently, the IFPI music report published that digital music revenue are on par with physical ones. After the long years of being criticized, the digital music did it. 46% of music revenues are equal with the discs. For a brief summary on this, music platforms were always criticized because of its weak rate of artists …

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09-Apr-15/Blog /

2

Damon Albarn, Jamie XX, Beyoncé, Justin Timberlake etc. All these artists have in the past been part of bands. Although the success of their groups, they have decided to go solo. For the fans, when an artist decides to quit a band, they will mostly have one of these two reactions; cry, like a lot …

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02-Apr-15/Blog /

phEmm

In today’s music industry, metadata has become a large part due to the place which digital music has been able to take in the industry. Metadata is shown to be the core of each streaming service as it is from there all the information is from. Streaming services all has their own API of a metadata …

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26-Mar-15/Blog /

Record-Label-Logos2

Sony Music Entertainment. Universal Music Group. Warner Music Group. These are the three main record labels in today’s music industry. As technology is growing and digital music is becoming a larger part in the market, people are beginning to view record labels as obsolete. People can argue for and against this. The pros include that …

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