CEO Ian Rogers brings the direct-to-consumer marketing and ticketing company he ran for more than four years into the fold of the recently launched subscription-music service he now leads.
Marketing exec Bob Moczydlowsky has been hired to lead expansion of the microblogging service's nascent music platform, according to AllThingsD.
Topspin, which handled the recent direct-to-fan marketing for the David Byrne/Brian Eno record, demonstrated its new platform at SXSW, and it's pretty impressive.
Broadening its reach beyond pure music streaming, Spotify now lets users buy merchandise from artists through the app.
You can now buy T-shirts, records, and other merchandise from your favorite artists within music-streaming service Spotify.
An experiment by Topspin and the Pixies for a couple of U.K. concerts demonstrates that in the future many acts won't need ticket brokers or promoters.
Beats cofounder Jimmy Iovine is counting on his long-time music industry connections, superior curation and a more equitable ecosystem for artists and labels to succeed where others have failed.
Ex-Beatle shows his freaky side with The Fireman, his collaboration with Killing Joke producer Youth. It's now available in several different packages from
Google VP of Engineering Douglas Merrill leaves to head EMI's digital music initiatives, while Yahoo Music's Ian Rogers leaves for a mysterious digital music startup.