Saturday, February 17, 2018

Product Pairing in the Age of Streaming. What will Spotify do to compete?


On this episode of the Freedom Radio Hour, co-hosts Adam Cruz and Eddie Nicholas discuss product pairing in the age of streaming. Companies are pairing streaming subscriptions with products like Amazon's Echo speakers and Apple Music's Home Pods. What will Spotify and other similar 'streaming only' platforms do to compete? Adam and Eddie also discuss the civil rights anthem 'We Shall Overcome' in honor of Black History Month, live on Capital Radio 91.6FM The Heartbeat of Sudan and on the web at: freedomradiohour.com and at: dwildmusicradio.com

Friday, February 9, 2018

CDs get pulled from Best Buy (and perhaps Target to come?) while Tech Giants Push Streaming


On this episode of the Freedom Radio Hour, co-hosts Adam Cruz and Eddie Nicholas discuss Best Buy's decision to pull CDs from their stores amidst the continued streaming wars fight between Apple Music, Spotify, TIDAL, Amazon and Youtube. Adam and Eddie also discuss YouTube's demonetization of some of their video channels, live on Capital Radio 91.6FM The Heartbeat of Sudan and on the web at: freedomradiohour.com and at: dwildmusicradio.com

Friday, February 2, 2018

The Copyright Royalty Board's Royalty Rate Ruling and more!


On this episode of the Freedom Radio Hour, co-hosts Adam Cruz and Eddie Nicholas discuss the Copyright Royalty Board's ruling that increases the rate that streamers pay music publishers. How much will artists now earn from streaming? Eddie and Adam also discuss more details surrounding the $1.6B Spotify lawsuit, live on Capital Radio 91.6FM The Heartbeat of Sudan and on the web at: freedomradiohour.com and at: dwildmusicradio.com

Friday, January 26, 2018

New Year Brings New Congressional Bills and A Huge Spotify Lawsuit


On this episode of the Freedom Radio Hour, co-hosts Adam Cruz and Eddie Nicholas discuss the $1.6B Wixen Music Publishing lawsuit against Spotify. Eddie and Adam also break down recently filed Congressional bills including the Music Modernization Act, the Classics Act and the AMP act, live on Capital Radio 91.6FM The Heartbeat of Sudan and on the web at: freedomradiohour.com and at: dwildmusicradio.com

Friday, December 15, 2017

The 2018 Music Game and the Artist Checklist


On this episode of the Freedom Radio Hour, co-hosts Adam Cruz and Eddie Nicholas celebrate the Season 7 finale while discussing predictions for the music business in the new year. What should you be on the look out for? Eddie and Adam also break down their own 'Artist Checklist,' live on Capital Radio 91.6FM The Heartbeat of Sudan and on the web at: freedomradiohour.com and at: dwildmusicradio.com


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Friday, December 8, 2017

Apple Music's Jimmy Iovine Talks Streaming, Netflix & Artists


On this episode of the Freedom Radio Hour, co-hosts Adam Cruz and Eddie Nicholas discuss the telling comments from Apple Music head Jimmy Iovine. What were his main issues about the music business? Eddie and Adam also debate whether there's still value in networking with other artists, live on Capital Radio 91.6FM The Heartbeat of Sudan and on the web at: freedomradiohour.com and at: dwildmusicradio.com


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Friday, December 1, 2017

Stocks, IPOs, Valuation and Universal Music Group in 2018


On this episode of the Freedom Radio Hour, co-hosts Adam Cruz and Eddie Nicholas discuss Universal Music Group's expanding valuation throughout the year. Is UMG preparing to go public? Eddie and Adam also discuss IPOs (initial public offering,) job creation and its connection to the music business, live on Capital Radio 91.6FM The Heartbeat of Sudan and on the web at: freedomradiohour.com and at: dwildmusicradio.com


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Friday, November 17, 2017

How will the Repeal of Net Neutrality Impact Music?


On this episode of the Freedom Radio Hour, co-hosts Adam Cruz and Eddie Nicholas discuss FCC's December 15th vote to repeal net neutrality rules. What does this mean for the music industry? Eddie and Adam also discuss Royalty Exchange (a copyright auction house) as well as a conservative group's lawsuit against YouTube, live on Capital Radio 91.6FM The Heartbeat of Sudan and on the web at: freedomradiohour.com and at: dwildmusicradio.com


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