What’s In Trend In The Music Industry Right Now?

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The recently concluded musical summit in Nashville, Tennessee was a great success. The event featured speeches from leaders of the music industry who gathered to discuss the future of the musical world and the impacts of digitization on it. I grew up in a time when we had to pay around $12 dollars to pick a CD of my favorite band. Now we have moved to the stage where for a mere $10 dollars per month you can subscribe to an all you can hear music plan. So how does this change the revenues generated by the music industry and where it is headed? Answers for all this and more were discussed at this summit.

Here is a quick rundown on the important facts of the event.

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1. The Day of Independent Record Houses is long gone
Record labels are slowly dying a fast death. They no longer attract new talents and are clinging desperately to their sole cash cows. New talents are looking to newer platforms, mostly online to launch themselves to fame. Streaming platforms have a great opportunity to limit exposure of artists and the process is bound to get optimized in the near future.

2. Artists are looking for alternative ways to make money
Streaming and downloading of music is not the only way by which artists make their money. The increasing popularity of music festivals provides a great way to generate revenue not only for the biggest names in the industry, but even for young and up-coming talents. Listening to your favorite artists live is gaining back popularity and this has led to the increase in tours and other ways to interact and perform before audiences. With globalization, local brands are getting more and more popular in other places out of their geographical zone.

We will continue the discussion of the future trends of the music industry in an upcoming post. Till then stay tuned and live music.

The Internet Radio And Its Manifold Potentials

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Internet radio offers immense choice along with an array of other assorted advantages. The greatest strength of the internet radio is the availability of a variety of stations. It has extended his horizons from the basic genres. It also brings out the passionate hip-hop from the 1980’s. Internet radio also avails electronic music and video game soundtracks. It satisfies the taste of every individual through virtual streaming. The main advantage of the internet radio is that it runs very few commercials. On the other hand, the terrestrial radio station adds a lot of menace by streaming a steady range of commercials.

The internet radio stations run through the donations and subscriptions. They also play royalty free music. Hence these internet radio stations do not add to a load of commercial advertisements. The internet radio does not face any geographical limitations. It is available everywhere with an internet connection. A terrestrial radio station’s broadcast is always limited by geographical boundaries. A close proximity to the terrestrial radio station is required to listen to their broadcasts. Some of the broadcasts of the terrestrial radio station are also streamed online. The requisites for listening to internet radio remain unaffected right from its existence in the late 1990’s.

A computer with Windows, Mac OS or Linux version is the only requisites for listening to internet radio. With preinstalled software, music can be streamed online. In the meantime, more streaming radio stations are accessible through video game consoles and Smartphones. Dial-up modems avail lower-bandwidth Internet radio stations. The internet radio offers unsurpassed sound quality similar to that of a CD. While terrestrial radio stations lose a radio signal owing to interference and environmental causes, internet radio does not face problems of that sort. In the trending technological world, internet radio can thus be a right choice to explore.

Medical Care With A Difference

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Jan Swasthya Sahyog is a health organization located in Chhattisgarh, an underprivileged state in India. A group of five doctors with a selfless drive started the Jan Swasthya Sahyog. The relatively smaller rural hospital provided health care services to rural and tribal communities. The health care strategy adopted at the Jan Swasthya Sahyog is indeed practical, very human, intriguing and effective. The doctors provide the best treatment based on the limited resources available. They even offer reliable health care to the deadliest of cancers. The Jan Swasthya Sahyog is a remarkable initiative as a community health center. The passionate doctors at the institution never exhibit exhaustion.

The doctors at Jan Swasthya Sahyog being trained at the top medical schools to display an exclusive attention towards offering unswerving health care services. The doctors remain contented just by treating the patients. The rural clinic called Bhamni, a part of the Jan Swasthya Sahyog serves the tribal people too. The doctors treat the tribal population suffering from different medical conditions with more warmth. The health care services offered at the Jan Swasthya Sahyog is not considered as a moneymaking business. The services offered are direct and it served people who indefinitely needed care. Humanity and utmost medical care are the two prime words that run this drive.