Archive for August, 2014

Radical.FM Now Accepts Bitcoin Donations

Streaming music supporters can donate Bitcoin through BitPay to keep the world’s most comprehensive Personal Radio service free of charge and free of ads 

Venice, CA – August 15, 2014 – Radical.FM (www.Radical.FM), the ad-free music service that marries the interactive nature of the Internet with the programming expertise of the entire broadcast radio industry, today announced that it has begun accepting Bitcoin donations through leading Bitcoin payments service provider BitPay. Donations will be used to power Radical.FM’s unique, ad-free music service, which allows music fans unparalleled access to a 25-million-song library free and commercial-free. Continue Reading…

Streaming Music is Already Profitable…
An industry insider debunks the myths and reveals the future.

Just how bright is the future of the music industry really?

A new generation has spoken and Access (streaming any music in the world from ‘The Cloud’) will win out over Ownership (collecting a finite number of songs as CDs or files) just as Personal Radio (interactive Internet radio streaming) is replacing AM/FM. This is no longer debated by the informed, but accepted as a matter of time. Yet how often must we read that leading streaming music services like Pandora and Spotify are still losing money despite tens of millions of users and hundreds of millions of dollars invested? Journalists world-wide extrapolate from this semi-truth that it is impossible for legal streaming to make money, when the fact is that Pandora and Spotify could be profitable today. Continue Reading…