Category Archives: Predictions

R.I.P. “Sex, Drugs and Rock & Roll”

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The British Christmas #1

Predicting what will be the #1 song on Christmas in the U.K. has been a big deal for decades. A lot of its popularity comes from the wagering done every year and when you have a few quid on the … Continue reading

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More Predictions Coming True

I try and do what I can to stay two steps ahead of what is happening in the music industry. In doing this I’ve often made some bold predictions about changes and trends that have ended up coming to fruition. … Continue reading

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Are Live Albums Next?

I’d like to hear everyone’s thoughts on this… Will the growing popularity of streaming and the emphasis shift from albums to singles, what impact will this have on the Live Album?

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Another Streaming Casualty – RIP “Intro Tracks”

Ghost’s latest album “Prequelle” opens with 1:21 long ‘intro track’ entitled “Ashes”. Great start to the album that leads into the first single off the album “Rats”. Some of my favorite albums have ‘intro tracks’ that are essential parts of … Continue reading

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The fall of the album and return of the One Hit Wonder…

Many believe that the album is dead. There are some hold outs that believe the album will never die, but thanks to iTunes and now the growth of streaming options like Spotify, Pandora, and Apple Music, we now live in … Continue reading

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What’s next for Spotify…a prediction

Around the time Spotify first became available in Canada I predicted that Playlists would be come the new Mix-tape. An engaging means for which people could compile music and share it with others. Playlists have now become a driving engagement … Continue reading

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