Sony Music launches its own streaming service in…

Sony Music Entertainment Japan (SMEJ) is partnering with Rhapsody International to launch what is being slated as the first on-demand, high resolution music streaming service in Japan. The new service is called Mora Qualitas, which…

Songwriter busbee launches JV music company Altadena with…

Grammy-nominated Warner/Chappell songwriter and producer busbee has launched a music company called Altadena as a joint venture with Warner Bros. Records. Altadena has also entered into a worldwide publishing agreement with Warner/Chappell Music to provide…

Spotify still pays artists out of one big…

“Got paid £8 for 90,000 plays. Fuck Spotify.” British electronic-music pioneer Jon Hopkins, writing on Twitter back in 2011, is definitely responsible for the most succinct public attack on the world’s biggest music subscription service.…