As soon as news leaked about Youtube potentially blocking indie artist's videos upon launch of a paid streaming service, a storm of posts hit the webs filled with rumors. As the smoke is beginning to clear and doomsday for these indie videos imminently approaches, things are not looking so bleak.
YouTube has tried to create a live streaming service but as Gigaom pointed out in their short history of YouTube Live, Google all but killed the service early this year. Unlike, Twitch where you can broadcast using downloadable software from your desktop or from your Playstation or Xbox One, YouTube Live wasn’t plug and play. There are some original live programs being produced using Google +, lik ...[Read More]
VEVO and Yahoo are set to dominate the music video landscape Interactive videos are rising in popularity and accessibility
Music's main value has always been entertainment, in that it transfers feeling to us. Music makes us laugh, cry, pump our fists in the air, and otherwise feel a full range of emotions. But can music videos make us smarter? Music has always played a role in learning, from the alphabet song to memorizing multiplication tables. A new study on educational music videos by the University of Washingto ...[Read More]
Originally written as a wedding gift for Lee’s wife Sara, it was the song for their first dance as husband and wife. Now, it is quickly becoming we wedding song of the summer as The Knot has selected the song for the Dream Wedding of Rebekah Gregory and Pete DiMartino on April 4.Both Rebekah and Pete are survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing incident that occurred last year. The Know also ...[Read More]
Riley Etheridge premieres his new music video on American Songwriter! Bio Respected singer-songwriter Riley Etheridge Jr. has reached many people with his poetic and vulnerable songwriting. His carefully crafted four-album catalog is rife with haunting and healing stories of the human condition, each emotionally resonate and each thoughtfully placed within well-developed thematic albums. But after ...[Read More]
Linkin Park have come out with a new interactive music video today for the song “Guilty All The Same”. The video was a collaboration with Xbox and Microsoft. Users are able to creatively remix the song and game using Project Spark. It’s a really cool concept but you’ll need an Xbox or Windows machine to view so for those of us with Macs and Playstations, I’ve curated ...[Read More]
All Access posted an article this morning belaboring a point we made previously about Beyonce’s Partition video and the fan videos that pushed it up the streaming charts. Creating re-mixable content for your fan base is a creative and fun way for them to communicate with each other with you, the artist, as the center of the conversation. Not only will fan created videos expand the web real e ...[Read More]
The internet moves fast. Literally at the speed of light. So you always need to be ready to respond. Remember when Oreo tweeted “You can still dunk in the dark” during the 2013 Superbowl blackout. That is a perfect example of taking advantage of events happening around you and responding. That quick action led to 15,000 retweets and 20,000 Facebook likes. Today’s case study invol ...[Read More]
"Partition" is not available Youtube, Vevo, Spotify, Pandora or related services but two weeks ago it peaked at No. 49 on the Billboard Streaming Songs chart with over 1.4 million streams in the U.S. How did this happen? Creative fans.
Of all delectable islands the Neverland is the snuggest and most compact, not large and sprawly, you know, with tedious distances between one adventure and another, but nicely crammed. When you play at it by day with the chairs and table-cloth, it is not in the least alarming, but in the two minutes before you go to sleep it becomes very real. That is why there are night-lights.
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