Browsed by
Month: July 2018

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…

Read More Read More

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…

Read More Read More

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…

Read More Read More

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…

Read More Read More