There’s a rumour that Viacom have made a $450m buyout offer of Last FM. If so, then worries about increasing royalties for web streaming on the other side of the Atlantic might be the last thing on their minds…
New Music Strategies
New Music Strategies is a blog by Andrew Dubber.
Its aim is to provide useful resources, advice and strategies for innovation and success in the independent music sector in a rapidly changing technological environment.
NMS examines emerging technologies (and buzzwords) such as AI, blockchain, metaverse and 'Web 3.0', but focuses primarily on sustainability, music as a tool for social change, participation, equality and inclusion, and the ways in which music technologies can build better worlds.
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