Posts Tagged ‘Bob Lefsetz’

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So it appears that Apple is well on its way to shuttering the Beats Music app.  This should come as no surprise to anyone who has followed my posts regarding streaming music services.  Apple historically has shut down apps they purchase while eventually including the positive aspects of those apps in future updates of its own proprietary applications an programs.  I was in the beta trial for Beats Music and knew immediately and it was no threat to Spotify.  The lack of a desktop client made creating playlists extremely cumbersome to the point that I gave up on the service while still in my free trial.  Shortly after the brand’s arrival on the market, industry pundit Bob Lefsetz (if you don’t read his blog, you really should.  It can be found here) declared Spotify the winner.

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With more and more artists posting photos online of their supposed streaming royalties, industry pundit Bob Lefsetz sets the record straight.  While I don’t always agree with Lefsetz, many times he calls it like it is.  Read on to hear his thoughts on Spotify.

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I’ve re-posted Bob Lefsetz, of the Lefsetz Letter Blog, here before.  He has an insight into the music industry that those of his tenure in the business rarely posses.  Most label heads don’t was to listen, other pundits constantly attempt to shoot him down and Gene Simmons went so far as to tell him to change his name because Lefsetz was too Jewish!  Way to keep it classy Simmons.

In his latest post, Lefsetz covers what bands need to focus on digitally to build awareness and create an online presence.   Read on…

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Late yesterday afternoon, industry pundit Bob Lefsetz published a piece on what band’s need to do to make it.  Many readers will be able to understand what my The More You Know column (found here) from yesterday was about.  Read on.

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Music industry expert , Bob Lefsetz, has declared Spotify the victor in the battle for the music industry.  Lefsetz gives some interesting statistics (formats only last 18 years, the era of Soundscan is dead, Payouts will increase) and declares that Spotify is the current standard as well as predicting that people will delete their mp3s.  Read below for more of his insight.

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