Through analyzing social media growth captured from Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube as well as artist data on new bands, Sonicbids is pleased to introduce you to the top 13 emerging bands for 2013 who are producing some of the best new music currently available.
Alright all you guitar players and lovers of music. This infographic from Silver Oak Casino looks at the details and history of guitars belonging to Bruce Springsteen (the Esquire), Tom Morello (Arm the Homeless), Prince (Cloud), Neil Young (Old Black), Jimmy Page (doubleneck), Eric Clapton (Blackie), and of course one of my all-time favorites, Stevie Ray Vaughn (Strat Number One).
The The Music Licensing Directory has just released an infographic report providing detailed analysis of the current state of the Music Licensing Industry. The report provides insightful data on the global multi-billion dollar music licensing industry, and highlights the prolific use of retitling amongst music licensing companies, as well as the size of the industry and current trends and roles within music licensing.
This infographic from TuneUp traces the transformation of music over the last 100 years, from when we couldn’t even record or reproduce music to the digital age where music is everywhere all the time. It also touches on the resurgence of vinyl, and analog vs. digital.
If you’re interested in the ten most amazing records ever set in the music industry, this handy infographic from the folks at StubHub is for you. Are you itching to know which band’s tours sell out the fastest? Or who attracts the biggest crowds? Maybe you’re interested in learning about the deepest ever concert. It’s all in here, along with a host of other facts we’re sure you won’t have heard before, courtesy of Guinness World Records.
The way people consume content on the internet is always changing. Some of the biggest changes over time have been when it comes to music and video. Check out the infographic below presented by Torchbrowser to see how content consumption has evolved over the years.
Gangnam Style just defines the rise of k-pop, and this time has galloped into the US, hurdling over record and record. Psy’s look at the wealth gap in Seoul, South Korea could be over looked by the flashiness and freshness of his musical video, but “Gangnam Style” is more than just an inspirational way of life. Learn more in the following infographic by CouponAudit.
With a worldwide music industry now worth billions of dollars, Google is taking on the market leaders with it’s new service, Google Play. Fully integrated with the social network Google+, and with an increased market share of android devices, Google has the right qualities to make a big impact on the music scene. But can they beat iTunes and Amazon?
The first song played on MTV turned out to be more than just a novelty. It was basically a prophecy of how MTV would come to change the way we enjoy music. It wasn’t all about listening anymore — we wanted to watch our music too. In the infographic below by BearShare follow the history of MTV.
We’ve all heard those songs about using drugs or getting drunk at the club. In these days of super-extreme free speech, there really isn’t a need for lyrical innuendo in music any longer, but in past decades, society wasn’t quite as liberal. Musicians oftentimes hid their tales of drug use behind vague and cryptic metaphors, leaving a lot of room for speculation by fans.
June is officially African-American Music Appreciation Month. In light of this, GMR teamed up with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to produce the following infographic which showcases the contributions of some of the finest musicians in American history.
This infographic from SongCast is a representation of proven music promotion techniques that help musicians and bands to sell music online. It also gives important statistics on the music industry, regarding music sales online, music retailers and the revenue of the industry.
Since 1987, SXSW has morphed into an interactive, film and music conference and festival that brought together 19,364 attendees in 2011. Rocksauce Studios has created the following infographic that dissects the interactive portion of SXSW, and proves why this conference is the new popular techie playground.
Are you planning on attending a music festival this year? Check out these Top 5 American Music Festivals including Coachella, SXSW, Bonnaroo and more in infographic format published by IgoUgo.com.