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Welcome To Canada, Spotify

CP | Michael Oliveira, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada Music

TORONTO - Spotify signalled on Tuesday that it's finally ready to compete in Canada with the multitude of music streaming services already on the mark...

Spotify Is Coming To Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.09.2014 | Canada Music

Just in case you weren't sure if streaming was the future of the music industry, the world's biggest player, Spotify, has finally decided to wade into...

Chris Taylor on Last Gang Records and the Changing Entertainment Landscape

Herbert Lui | Posted 08.25.2014 | Canada Music
Herbert Lui

When it all boils down, Last Gang Records was started in one of the most tumultuous eras of the music industry. It has thrived in the ten years since. Most people would say that the worst is over, but the entertainment industry will continue to evolve with streaming technology and subsequent advancements. But I'm not too worried for them.

When Bands Fake Their Online Popularity

Dani Oliva | Posted 10.29.2013 | Canada Music
Dani Oliva

To the untrained eye, social media numbers are important. However, if you delve, you'll notice inconsistencies. For example, a band may have a ton of "followers", but few likes on their photos. Alternately, a band may have lots of Soundcloud plays on a particular song, but few comments. Do not let buying popularity become the new form of radio DJ payola.

Rather Than Buy Products, We Buy in to Services

Paul Barter | Posted 11.28.2012 | Canada Business
Paul Barter

It used to be that you bought a product, took it home, and used it until it ran out or broke. If you needed to, you bought another. Today, we don't just buy things, we buy into them. Two big trends have been reshaping the consumer marketplace: something-as-a-service and the experience economy.

CBC Launches Digital Music Service

CBC | Posted 04.14.2012 | Canada Business

CBC is diving into the world of online music with the goal of providing listeners access to their favourite tunes, and a way to discover ...