“Listen To Music No More Than One Hour A Day,” Advises World Health Organization

The World Health Organization has issued a warning against listening to too much music too loudly after releasing figures showing 43 million people between the ages of 12-35 already suffer from hearing loss. The World Health Organization (WHO) has put a spotlight on the danger of listening to too much…

Send A Message To Congress – Join The Copyright Alliance’s ‘Take Action Now’ Campaign

On Wednesday afternoon the Songwriters Equity Act was reintroduced to congress with bipartisan support. The bill, if passed, would amend sections 114 and 115 of the Copyright Act to ensure fair market value is a part of the royalty equation for songwriters. The music industry has rallied in support of…

Hear Jay Electronica Sample Jay Z for Anthemic ‘Road to Perdition’

Jay Electronica has shared a relentless new track, “Road to Perdition,” after a low-quality version version leaked Friday morning. “Oh well, since it leaked… here’s a better quality version,” the rapper tweeted, posting a link to the track on Soundcloud. He followed with, “Can you smell what #TheRoc is cookin?,” a possible hint to the status…

Is A Single Global Release Day The Right Thing For Every Artist?

In a long awaited move that signals the globalization of the music industry, the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) recently announced an international alignment to release new music on a Friday. Guest Post by Matt Connor on PledgeMusic.com As the IFPI release indicates, “From summer 2015, new albums…

Google Begins Breaking Up Google+

There were a lot of big hopes for Google+ as a rival to Facebook when it was launched in 2011, but the social network has never quite lived up to the hype surrounding it. Guest Post by Bobby Owsinski on Music 3.0 Blog Even though it boasts 540 million active…