Tag : music industry

Colourism in the Music Industry

6 months ago / 0 comments

Colourism has long since been a widely controversial topic of debate across the music industry. Historically, the industry has been ingrained with racial inequality and discrimination towards artists of colour. This issue, known as colourism, was recently raised by Beyoncé’s father who stated that she would not be as successful … Read More

The Vinyl Frontier

4 years ago / 0 comments

Jake Leigh-Howarth explains why for him, vinyl is the superior music format. What do vinyl records mean to you? Are they a symbol of a bygone era dwarfed by the pragmatism of the MP3 file and upheld only by the dogmatic luddite? Or is it a medium that helps to … Read More

Debate | Is Spotify killing the music industry?

5 years ago / 0 comments

At over £103million, music streaming services such as Spotify accounted for 10 per cent of total music revenues last year, compared to 7 per cent the previous year. Despite its dramatic rise to fame many artists and musicians have been critical of spotify, opting to leave the streaming site. LS Debate … Read More

Comment | Bands in the Hands of the Fans

5 years ago / 0 comments

Last week saw the fifth birthday of the popular music streaming service Spotify. This half-decade has seen radical changes in how we access music, with pay monthly streaming sites now becoming more favourable than downloading individual songs and albums. In this time Spotify has rapidly developed. When it reached the … Read More