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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Spotify takes an early weekend, has outage on Friday afternoon [# ! Alternatives Down...?] - 0 views

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    "It has been a long week, and we all deserve to take off a little early. Spotify knows that feel. Its service went down in various part of the U.S. and Europe on Friday afternoon. An outage indicator showed problems that began a little after 4:00 P.M. EST."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Spotify, Apple, Tidal Paying $1.6 Million a DAY In Major Label Guarantees... - 0 views

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    "If Spotify crashed tomorrow and couldn't deliver a single song, they'd still own more than $1 million in guaranteed payments to three major recording labels, according to financial data just published. Welcome to the murky - and extremely expensive - world of major label advances."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Should You Boycott Spotify? Try This Simple Decision Guide... - 0 views

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    "It's about making the most money off the work you create. Should you license your music to Spotify, or any streaming channel for that matter? That's an incredibly difficult question for any music artist, especially since formats like CDs, vinyl LPs, downloads, and even cassettes generate far greater revenue. And after talking to a lot of artists and labels, we found that many are attempting to prioritize those formats and license to Spotify and streaming formats later (a practice called 'windowing')."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Spotify abandonó la versión de Linux hace cinco meses - 0 views

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    "Fuentes internas de la compañía aseguran que hace cinco meses que no hay desarrolladores dedicados al mantenimiento de la versión de Linux. Xose Llosa"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Apple Music Didn't Kill Spotify. Amazon's New Streaming Service Won't, Either. | Katie ... - 0 views

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    "Amazon is working on a 'Spotify killer'. Sound familiar? Apple Music was hailed as such by basically everyone. Google's All Access was called the same, back in 2013. Even Tidal got the label. And now it's Amazon's turn. As first "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Musician David Lowery sues Spotify for "unlawfully" distributing music | Ars Technica [... - 0 views

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    "Frontman for Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven wants a class-action lawsuit. by Megan Geuss (US) - Dec 30, 2015 10:43am CET"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Adele Boycotting Spotify and Apple Music On Her New ReleaseDigital Music News - 0 views

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    [This could be one of the biggest albums ever, in the history of the recording industry. But it won't be available on Spotify, Apple Music, or other streaming music platforms. ...]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Spotify Helps to Beat Music Piracy, European Commission Finds - TorrentFreak [# ! Note] - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on October 28, 2015 C: 30 Breaking New research published by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre shows that Spotify is helping to beat piracy. The researchers examined the effects of legal streaming on torrent downloads and found that Spotify displaces piracy. However, the overall impact on revenue is neutral as streaming also cuts legal track sales."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Spotify: Piracy May Surge Without a Freemium Option - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on August 21, 2015 C: 39 Breaking Spotify is generally considered to be a piracy killer. Thanks to the company's ad-supported free tier it guarantees a smooth transition from the dark corners of the Internet to a fully licensed service. However, Spotify is now warning that without its freemium option, piracy may surge once again."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

I'm Shocked, Shocked: Payola on Spotify? | MUSIC * TECHNOLOGY * POLICY [# ! Note] - 0 views

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    "an you imagine-someone in the music business is trying to buy their way into the charts. Shocking, I know. Totally unpredictable. Who could ever have anticipated that move?"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

This Is WAR: Spotify Tells Subscribers Not to Pay Apple's 30% Cut... - Digital Music Ne... - 0 views

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    "Want to enjoy Spotify on your iPhone, a platform that Apple built? Then you have to go through the App Store, where Apple takes 30 percent of the monthly subscription price. That is, unless you go around Apple and its terms of service regarding subscriptions. Here's an email that Spotify just sent to subscribers, telling them how to circumvent that and the extra charge Spotify added on to pay the 30% cut."
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    "Want to enjoy Spotify on your iPhone, a platform that Apple built? Then you have to go through the App Store, where Apple takes 30 percent of the monthly subscription price. That is, unless you go around Apple and its terms of service regarding subscriptions. Here's an email that Spotify just sent to subscribers, telling them how to circumvent that and the extra charge Spotify added on to pay the 30% cut."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Killing Spotify's Free Version Will Boost Piracy | TorrentFreak [# ! Note] - 0 views

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      # ! The Truth is That Industry DOESN'T WANT any competitive, affordable and convenient online music service, as '#They' want to keep on manipulating market and, this, way, try to control the #FreeThinking' that a wide supply of music contents provides... # ! And, of course, preserve its de facto monopoly in the (music related) market panorama...
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    [ Ernesto on May 10, 2015 C: 0 Opinion Spotify is generally hailed as a piracy killer, with music file-sharing traffic dropping in virtually every country where the service launches. However, much of this effect may be lost if recent calls to end Spotify's free tier are honored. ...]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Yes, Major Record Labels Are Keeping Nearly All The Money They Get From Spotify, Rather... - 0 views

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    "from the who-are-you-blaming-now? dept A small group of very vocal musicians has decided that the new target of their anger, after attacking cyberlockers, search engines and torrent sites, should be legal, authorized streaming services. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Otra prueba de cómo las discográficas, no Spotify, roban a los artistas - 0 views

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    " Sí, de cada 9,99 euros que un usuario de Spotify paga en Francia, solo 68 céntimos, un 6,8%, van a parar a los artistas, mientras que 4,68 euros, el 45,6%, se quedan en las discográficas que gestionan su música:"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Sub Pop artist creates music-streaming site to mock Pandora, Spotify | Ars Technica [# ... - 0 views

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    "On Tuesday, Josh Tillman, the lead singer and songwriter of the band Father John Misty, announced a phony, satirical music-streaming service called Streamline Audio Protocol, or, better put, SAP. ... On the site, Tillman calls his music-delivery system "a new signal-to-audio process by which popular albums are 'sapped' of their performances, original vocal, atmosphere, and other distracting affectations so the consumer can decide quickly and efficiently whether they like a musical composition, based strictly on its formal attributes, enough to spend money on it. ..."
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    "On Tuesday, Josh Tillman, the lead singer and songwriter of the band Father John Misty, announced a phony, satirical music-streaming service called Streamline Audio Protocol, or, better put, SAP. ... On the site, Tillman calls his music-delivery system "a new signal-to-audio process by which popular albums are 'sapped' of their performances, original vocal, atmosphere, and other distracting affectations so the consumer can decide quickly and efficiently whether they like a musical composition, based strictly on its formal attributes, enough to spend money on it. ..."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Spotify Reminded of uTorrent Past After Branding Grooveshark 'Pirates' | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Andy on November 12, 2014 C: 0 Breaking Spotify's Daniel Ek has poured fuel onto the raging Taylor Swift controversy. While explaining how less availability of Swift's music will lead some to obtain it without paying, Ek labeled rival Grooveshark a 'pirate' service. Now Grooveshark is biting back by reminding Ek that he was once the CEO of uTorrent. " # ! what a bad memory... # ! ... for not to say #disloyal #competence, # ! ... or morbid envy of others success # ! ... where the first one failed... [# ! Or the fiasco of many so-called legit music services with their limited music supply: a few bucks in royalties will never compensate the broad exposition of artists through 'irregular' sites...]
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    " Andy on November 12, 2014 C: 0 Breaking Spotify's Daniel Ek has poured fuel onto the raging Taylor Swift controversy. While explaining how less availability of Swift's music will lead some to obtain it without paying, Ek labeled rival Grooveshark a 'pirate' service. Now Grooveshark is biting back by reminding Ek that he was once the CEO of uTorrent. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Spotify demuestra que 10 millones de usuarios pagan por música | TICbeat - 0 views

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    "Pocos imaginaban hace algunos años, cuando el mp3 y el P2P hicieron tambalearse los cimientos de la industria discográfica, que alguien lograría hacer pagar a diez millones de personas por la música que escuchaban en Internet. Spotify lo ha conseguido, y aunque no todo sea de color de rosa -en especial, el margen que reciben los músicos por las escuchas-, ni mucho menos, no deja de ser un hito." # ! Lxs que llaman '#Piratas'...
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