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ViewPoint: How data is transforming the music industry

Data from what we download and listen to can now be mined to create and promote future songs. Fifteen years ago, Steve Jobs introduced the iPod. Since then, most music fans have understood this has radically changed how they listen to music. Less understood are the ways that raw information – accumulated via downloads, apps and online searches – is influencing not only what songs are marketed and sold, but which songs become hits. Decisions about how to market and […]

“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” ― Plato

The Latest Music Industry Jobs: Firings, Hirings, and Promotions

We start off in the birthplace of classical music (not to mention sachertorte and all-around fantastic sausages).  Vienna-based Record Bird has just announced a mid six-figure funding round.  Accordingly, the Austrian music startup has also hired former Rdio and YouTube executive Stefan Baumschlager.  Record Bird focuses on providing fans with notifications about their favorite artists, including new releases and content.  The startup said it would use the funds to grow its audience and further their work on their apps. Up north […]

Is YouTube really ripping off record labels and artists?

After years of lamenting the decline in CD sales, music industry executives might  have been popping champagne corks at the latest figures from the Recording Industry Association of America. Revenues from recorded music were up 0.9 per cent to $7bn (£4.9bn) in what the RIAA called “a milestone year for streaming music”. But Cary Sherman, chairman and chief executive of RIAA, said the champagne should remain on ice. Streaming services had accrued 13 million subscribers by the end of December, […]

7 Ways Streaming Music Will Change in 2017

Last year was another eventful one in the history of music. And that was no surprise. In 2016, the music industry saw its first signs of true growth since the internet started ravaging it a decade and a half ago. By mid-year, labels saw revenue grow 8.1% over the same period in 2015, fueled mostly by an explosion in subscribers flocking to services like Spotify (40 million subscribers) and Apple Music (20 million). Indeed, in early 2016, we learned that […]

Welcome To Our Website

I’d like to welcome you to our website. My name is Jamie Richards and I started Jamo Records back in 1993 when I released my first album, Question of Truth. The vision of Jamo Records Productions is to create and produce high quality music, soundtracks, jingles or audio books for the masses. I also have the ability to record your project. I don’t really advertise that because I’m not a full-fledged studio just yet, but I have the tools to […]