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Super-Manager Scooter Braun Is Spotify’s Latest Podcasting Partner

Photo Credit: TCDisrupt / CC by 2.0 Spotify has closed yet another exclusive podcasting deal, this time with super-manager Scooter Braun and Ithaca Holdings. Spotify unveiled the multi-podcast agreement with Scooter Braun and Ithaca Holdings today, via a formal release. The partnership’s first program, Country Shine with Graham Bunn, is set to officially debut next […]

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LA Philharmonic Cancels All Disney Concert Hall Events Through June 2021

Photo Credit: Ricardo Gomez Angel Photo Credit: Ricardo Gomez Angel The LA Philharmonic is canceling all performances at the Walt Disney Concert Hall through June 2021. The Los Angeles Philharmonic announced the season cancellation earlier today. The news wipes over 100 live events off the map, from those in September through early June 2021. Some […]

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170,000 Jobs Lost In the British Live Music Industry Alone — Van Morrison Laments “Decimation of a Sector”

Van Morrison performing in Canada in 2010. Photo Credit: sahlgoode LIVE, a multimember representative and advocate of the UK live music sphere, has indicated in a report that the British live music industry will lose roughly 170,000 jobs by 2020’s end. And Van Morrison, a vocal critic of lockdown measures and large-gathering restrictions, has lamented […]

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Twitch Is Purging Videos With DMCA Notices – ‘One Strike’ Warnings

Twitch is under new pressure to sign music licensing deals as it continues to issue ‘one-strike’ DMCA notices. Several notable streamers on the platform are reporting receiving notices of removed videos. eSports commentator Rod Breslau shared the news on Twitter. “The Twitch DMCA bloodbath has begun, as hundreds of partnered streamers have received emails from […]