Too Soon? Portland’s K103 Flips to 24/7 Christmas Music

Too Soon? Portland's K103 Flips to 24/7 Christmas Music

Photo Credit: iHeartMedia Portland How early is too early for some holiday cheer? iHeartMedia Portland’s K103 is already playing 24/7 Christmas tunes starting November 10. iHeartMedia Portland announced that K103 is again Portland’s Christmas Station, as it has been since 2001, providing 24/7 holiday music for listeners in the Portland/Vancouver/Salem area. Even ahead of Thanksgiving, […]

With 100K tracks uploaded a day, a longtail music cull is coming

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With a reported 100,000 tracks being uploaded to Spotify and other music services. That’s led to streamers each housing 100 million tracks, and as that total balloons, artists and labels are overcrowded, fans are overwhelmed, and streaming services struggle to keep up. by Mark Mulligan of MIDiA and the Music Industry Blog When governments plan […]

Will GPU Audio Power the Music Industry’s Future?

Will GPU Audio Power the Music Industry's Future?

By offloading CPU loads onto the Graphical Processing Unit, GPU Audio is placing a powerful and underexploited parallel processor at the center of music production. The shift could have massive implications for the emerging music metaverse, AI, resource-intensive production environments, collaboration platforms, and bandwidth-demanding concert live streams. The company might provide the critical backbone required […]

How often should I release music on Spotify?

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We recently had an insightful conversation with someone working at Spotify. We asked him the question; how many songs you should release as an artist?  We got some inside information from someone working at Spotify on how many songs you should release. The person with whom we spoke is curating one of the most extensive […]