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Spotify Streaming Controversies: Royalty Payout Issues, Licensing, and Solutions

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Music streaming services have affected the music industry from both a financial and legal standpoint. Their current business model affects stakeholders such as artists, users, and investors. These services have been scrutinized recently for their imperfect royalty distribution model. Covid-19

Music streaming services have affected the music industry from both a financial and legal standpoint. Their current business model affects stakeholders such as artists, users, and investors. These services have been scrutinized recently for their imperfect royalty distribution model. Covid-19 has made these discussions even more relevant as touring income has come to a halt for musicians and the live entertainment industry. <br/>Under the current per-stream model, it is becoming exceedingly hard for artists to make a living off of streams. This forces artists to tour heavily as well as cut corners to create what is essentially “disposable art”. Rapidly releasing multiple projects a year has become the norm for many modern artists. This paper will examine the licensing framework, royalty payout issues, and propose a solution.

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Song Sift: Angular Web App to Filter Songs and Create Customizable Playlists via the Spotify API

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Although Spotify’s extensive library of songs are often seen broken up by “Top 100” and main lyrical genres, these categories are primarily based on popularity, artist and general mood alone. If a user wanted to create a playlist based on

Although Spotify’s extensive library of songs are often seen broken up by “Top 100” and main lyrical genres, these categories are primarily based on popularity, artist and general mood alone. If a user wanted to create a playlist based on specific or situationally specific qualifiers from their own downloaded library, he/she would have to hand pick songs that fit the mold and create a new playlist. This is a time consuming process that may not produce the most efficient result due to human error. The objective of this project, therefore, was to develop an application to streamline this process, optimize efficiency, and fill this user need.

Song Sift is an application built using Angular that allows users to filter and sort their song library to create specific playlists using the Spotify Web API. Utilizing the audio feature data that Spotify attaches to every song in their library, users can filter their downloaded Spotify songs based on four main attributes: (1) energy (how energetic a song sounds), (2) danceability (how danceable a song is), (3) valence (how happy a song sounds), and (4) loudness (average volume of a song). Once the user has created a playlist that fits their desired genre, he/she can easily export it to their Spotify account with the click of a button.

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Creating a Web Application to Connect Spotify Users With Similar Music Tastes

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Anthemy is a web app that I created so that Spotify users could connect with other uses and see their listening statistics. The app has a chat feature that matches concurrent users based on a variety of search criteria, as

Anthemy is a web app that I created so that Spotify users could connect with other uses and see their listening statistics. The app has a chat feature that matches concurrent users based on a variety of search criteria, as well as a statistics page that contains a breakdown of a user's top artists, songs, albums, and genres as well as a detailed breakdown of each of their liked playlists.

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A Look at Streaming and Globalization of Regional Popular Music Using Spotify's Audio Features

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Music is an integral part of a community's identity, and music streaming has changed the way in which people interact with popular music as a whole. While significant research has been done regarding how streaming services have impacted the way

Music is an integral part of a community's identity, and music streaming has changed the way in which people interact with popular music as a whole. While significant research has been done regarding how streaming services have impacted the way users engage with music, little has been done to account for how streaming has changed the creation of new music. Additionally, globalization in music results in unique hybrid genres rather than complete adoption of global culture, making it hard to measure the global impact on regional sounds, as chart diversity alone cannot account for this unique interaction. This research addresses this gap in literature by utilizing Spotify’s audio features to analyze regional popular music characteristics from 2010 through 2020 using the Top 100 tracks from the global, Korean, and Japanese charts. It then observes whether the chart data demonstrates a convergence or divergence in relation to the musical attributes of global popular music and the growth of music streaming, and if it is reflecting a globalization effect. The results suggest that local artists reflect global trends in already globalized markets, and that streaming may be having a heterogenization effect on popular music. Additionally, the data also suggests that observing the musical characteristics of a region may be able to measure how globalized a region's music culture is, allowing for the observation of globalization beyond looking at chart diversity and instead observing the music characteristics of domestic artists.

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Anthemy Source Code

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Anthemy is a web app that I created so that Spotify users could connect with other uses and see their listening statistics. The app has a chat feature that matches concurrent users based on a variety of search criteria, as

Anthemy is a web app that I created so that Spotify users could connect with other uses and see their listening statistics. The app has a chat feature that matches concurrent users based on a variety of search criteria, as well as a statistics page that contains a breakdown of a user's top artists, songs, albums, and genres as well as a detailed breakdown of each of their liked playlists.

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Jackman Final Project

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Anthemy is a web app that I created so that Spotify users could connect with other uses and see their listening statistics. The app has a chat feature that matches concurrent users based on a variety of search criteria, as

Anthemy is a web app that I created so that Spotify users could connect with other uses and see their listening statistics. The app has a chat feature that matches concurrent users based on a variety of search criteria, as well as a statistics page that contains a breakdown of a user's top artists, songs, albums, and genres as well as a detailed breakdown of each of their liked playlists.

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2021-12