Stream and shout- will music streaming kill physical copies?

Stream and shout- will music streaming kill physical copies?

Many people ask themselves this question whenever they find the time and mood to get philosophical and keen towards the economy of modern-day culture. Or so we hear at least. But this question actually does concern many listeners out there. So, is music streaming going to murder those physical copies? Truth is, we kinda hope it will. The prognosis According to PwC,  (it’s a company that deals in analysing and forecasting various information) this year’s streaming revenues will surpass those…

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We’re in this together. Music platforms for the multi-users 

We’re in this together. Music platforms for the multi-users 

Times are rough. The big crisis on the world’s economy still looms over many businesses. The political balance is more fragile than it ever was before. No wonder the music streaming platforms have to think on their feet to help us. The little, the poor and the hurt people of the planet that crave some music in their  lives… Ok, ya free-loadin’ bunch! Admit it! It’s just a better deal to get the premium account and split the cost among…

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age of the machine – Ai’s influence on music

age of the machine – Ai’s influence on music

Are you a little scared when reading about the latest advancements in research into AI? Like you can hear the Skynet tanks rolling through piles of skulls? We discussed how AI music is created here: Sound of the future and here: Can AI Compose Music? but what can we say? We really like a mash-up of music and the future. AI Music industry On the other hand can already feel the heat. The fires of revolution are burning. Just look at Jukedeck – a…

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Free music, anyone? Is it better to pay for music platforms?

Free music, anyone? Is it better to pay for music platforms?

Do you remember South Park? Especially the episode about how music piracy makes those poor musicians switch from golden jets to regular ones? We actually thought about how it really works with free music. The thinking part came to us after an argument about why today’s music seems so different nowadays. Some of us have some personal experience with music making at different levels of production and while most had their brief moments of rockstar careers there was some room…

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Music Helps. But How?

Music Helps. But How?

Not long ago we posted about how music helps lift our mood or make us calm (Read here>>). Now we want to elaborate on that a little with some scientific background on what music does to our body and soul. Have you ever noticed, how an epic music piece just made your ride to work so much more thrilling? Didn’t matter you got there by bus and not a burning helicopter just about to run out of fuel. You made…

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Social Aspects of Music Streaming Platforms

Social Aspects of Music Streaming Platforms

Have you ever wondered how musicians can make money from their music being played on Spotify or Apple Music? Music streaming platforms penetrate social media both naturally and in a planned manner. How? Like and subscribe Take Spotify for example. Discover Weekly made by algorithms that select specific tunes you’d like from millions of tracks in Spotify’s library. Some are suggested to you because of your taste and some are “pushed” in just so you’ll discover (weekly) a new band…

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Music just for you – streaming platforms personalisation algorithms

Music just for you – streaming platforms personalisation algorithms

Music personalization algorithms You know, those funky little dudes that make the world go “1” instead of “0”. The same guys that make your phones apps run the way they were programmed are basically the same ones that make the space rockets follow their planned approaches towards the inevitable discovery of alien life forms. Scary? “0”. There are so many algorithms in our daily lives, we probably don’t even know how bad it would be without them. There are some…

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How music affects our mood?

How music affects our mood?

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy  How does music elevate us? Does it at all? If yes, how? (why so many questions?) You’ve probably noticed that while in your jam, you’re much more efficient at whatever you do. Or at least you feel like it. A wise man once said: “Stop. (now’s the time to think how it’s all possible) Hamer time!” You’re probably an adult, right? At least the last time you’ve checked your ID…

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Streaming vs Buying Music

Streaming vs Buying Music

Ok, here’s a thesis – streaming music is basically, like renting a house instead of buying it. But you don’t have to fall in debts to buy the latest album, so why streaming is so popular?

Apple Music is back in desktop version of STAMP

Apple Music is back in desktop version of STAMP

Remember when we released first version of STAMP? It was a desktop app, with ability to import from Spotify to Apple Music. Few months later we have extended Apple Music import to iOS, but unfortunatelly had to remove Apple Music from desktop version. We were doing things unofficially, and Apple blocked the hack we had been using. Since then, the only way to import to and from Apple Music was to use our iOS version of STAMP. Fortunately, Apple has…

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