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Paul Lamere Midem Hack Day 2011

The Best of Midem Hack Day: Six Clicks to Imogen, by Paul Lamere

Midem Hack Day will be five next year! What are its best hacks so far? Let's start with 2011!

Direct to fan

Jessie Scoullar: Which is the best direct-to-fan platform?

Wicksteed Works' director presents an in-depth study of the best D2F services available today

Tomorrow's Modern Boxes BitTorrent

News Review: Thom Yorke strikes back, Apple strikes out

BitTorrent, U2, streaming and... virtual reality Coldplay all feature in our latest music industry digest. Enjoy!

Keyboard with Crowd Funding Button.

Bas Kruijssen: How Crowdfunding can help Labels… and vice versa

For Black Hole Recordings' new media manager, crowdfunding platforms and labels can co-exist and thrive

Lukas Camenzind DIY

Lukas Camenzind: Why DIY musicians should avoid the ‘tool trap’

Ideas will always be more important than online tool choices, argues the founder of digital marketing agency Posteram

On Soundcloud

News Review: The long, hard road to music monetisation

Streams are up, downloads are down... so where does this leave the music industry? And how can technology help?

Music fan campaigns

Alison Lamb: Music campaigns must put the fan at the fore

How Flipagram, JamCam, Shazam and other mobile apps are fostering creativity in fan campaigns, according to SO Recordings' product manager

Music Tech Fest MTF

Andrew Dubber: Technology IS the music industry

Music Tech Fest's director explains why the real opportunity for music now lies in the culture of digital environments

Outside The Box music French repertoire

Outside the Box: A Beyond Music Entertainment review, issue 9

Did you know Google has usurped Apple to the throne of the world’s most valuable brand in 2014?

Alison Lamb music identification

Alison Lamb: Why music identification could make the difference for the musicbiz

SO Recordings' product manager explains how Shazam and other identification tools have come to play a crucial part in the music industry