Category Music

Ultra Successful

**Just a heads up, I wrote this while the music festival took place this weekend and that is why it focuses partially on 2017. Also, my hyperlinks were not working so all of my sources are at the end of the blog.** This weekend, Ultra Music Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary in Miami, Florida. Ultra […]

Black Friday ?!

Ever since I was a little girl I remember hearing the hubbub surrounding Black Friday Shopping and all the discounts and sales that come with it.  My dad always had to work and my mom would have us sleep at my Grandma’s house so she could go out with my Aunt to try and get […]

Stalking or Finding?

I remember vividly how upset I was when my dog ran away when I was five.  Living in the Pine Barrens of New Jersey, we scouted the acres of wood for her tiny, white thirteen pound body.  Luckily, she was found, and the Veterinarian recommended we insert a GPS tracking device in her so that […]

Crowdfunding Art

Artists just can’t seem to win these days. If a streaming service like Spotify isn’t pulling most of the profit from the songs, then chances are iTunes is doing the same exact thing, or maybe it’s Tidal, Apple Music, whatever. Or perhaps the artist is releasing music on Bandcamp where a total of 10 people, if […]

Streaming: the music industry’s greatest aly

This past Monday was “Music’s Biggest Night”; hundreds of celebrities, actors and artists walked the red carpet and some of the biggest names in music today took to the stage at the 58th Annual Grammys. The awards show began and proceeded as it usually does, with a big opening performance followed by a string of […]

ModilMe: The Uber For Clothes

Hi everyone, before posting my final reflection on this class, I wanted to share with you guys a startup I recently became involved in and see what you guys think.   ModilMe The idea of this company is to be able to monetize excess clothing and shoes by selling or lending to people in your local […]

1 Week, 3.4 Million Albums

Remember when buying and receiving iTunes gift cards was useful? Whether they were for stocking stuffers or Secret Santa gifts, $10 on an iTunes gift card could get you a whole album. However, those days are old news. These days, a majority of avid music listeners are subscribed to Spotify premium or loyal streamers on SoundCloud. […]