STREAMING: Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters slams ‘rogues and thieves’ who run free streaming sites and steal from musicians

From our archives Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters has slammed the ‘rogues and thieves’ who run free streaming sites, saying they make it impossible for young musicians to earn a living. The songwriter and guitarist said the power of the digital music providers in Silicon Valley makes him ‘angry’ as they ‘steal’ from musicians and […]

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STREAMING: Mastering For Streaming Services

Sound On Sound write ….. The way we listen to music has changed fundamentally in recent years. Not only are we not buying CDs any more, but increasingly, we’re not buying downloads either. Instead, streaming is now the main route by which music reaches the ears of the public. Last year, for example, 431 billion […]

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NEIL YOUNG: He reveals streaming service Xstream – that will offer music in ‘as high quality as your internet can handle’

First published April 2017 Canadian artist says ‘all songs should cost the same, regardless of digital resolution’ http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/neil-young-xstream-streaming-service-pono-tidal-jay-z-music-quality-a7698676.html

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STREAMING: Is It Really Paying Off? By Paul Wilson |

When Napster, arguably one of the earliest streaming services and ultimately illegal one, first started, I wondered if anyone ever thought streaming would become the dominant way to listen to music? Non-audiophiles have been streaming for quite a long while. In the audiophile world, streamed music at a minimum of CD quality, as well as […]

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IAIN MATTHEWS: Walking A Changing Line (2CD)

Although Iain Matthews hadnt realised it at the time, Walking A Changing Line was one of the most important of his career. A comeback of sorts. It was his one and only concept album and it reaps dividends until today. Beneath his band cooperations with Fairport Convention, Plainsong, HiFi and Matthews Southern Comfort he always […]

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