The music industry is reporting a reduction in streams due to Covid 19. I have seen the opposite so decided to dive into it a little.
Below is my speech supporting a successful motion I wrote (see above photo) asking the Musicians’ Union to lobby to change streaming distribution models. Conference, I request that you support motion two on online streaming. Online streaming is quickly becoming… Read More »Motion to Musicians Union Conference 2019
Arvo Pärt – Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten (Staatsorchester Stuttgart, ECM) David Lang – Increase (Alarm Will Sound, Cantaloupe Music) Anna Meredith – Anno / Four Seasons: Winter (Scottish Ensemble, Moshi Moshi Records) John McLeod – Out of the… Read More »Matthew’s Weekly Playlist – 25th June
After my initial slightly ranty post on Classical Music and Streaming I’m going to do a slightly more practical guide to self releasing in the digital age from a composer’s perspective. This is based on the assumption that you are… Read More »A Rough Guide to Self Releasing Classical Music (with more detail on playlists)
This week I read this headline iTunes Announces All Music Downloads Will Be Shut Down and It’s Not a ‘Black Mirror’ Episode Which turned out to be a complete lie after a very brief search Fake news: Apple isn’t killing… Read More »Classical Music, Composers, Performers and Streaming