Author Archives: Mike Dias

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Info: Mike Dias is a Sales Director for Logitech. He specializes in consumer electronics & pro audio with an expertise in headphones & portable audio. He has over 15 years of experience selling custom handcrafted in-ear monitors.

Beck: Pono Yes. Spotify No.

Stereogum just ran a great new feature on Beck and streaming services. Some choice cuts for this audience: On Spotify: “I think the saddest thing about streaming is the issue of sound ...
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How many tracks are actually selling?

So I’m a tad late to stumble upon this news but it’s so jaw dropping awful that maybe it was better that I missed it the first time around. Besides for the work I do with ...
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Alan Cross on Album Sales

Album sales haven’t been this bad in more than 20 years. Here’s one pro’s take on it all: A closer look at this past week’s Soundscan numbers reveal that about ...
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YouTube 3.0: Show Me the Money

“YouTube has become one of our top five sources of digital retail revenue, up from almost nothing four years ago. It’s become just another form of retail, but in a nontraditional way.” ...
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Songza: Can it Ad Up?

I’m a big fan of AdAge but when a music company gets more press in that outlet than in say USA Today,  it does make you wonder about long-term viability. Still, Songza’s ...
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More Music Discovery with Discovr

How do you find new music? How do you find old music? These are huge questions that the industry is dealing with and in truth, these questions are at the very heart of all music ...
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YouTube is Just Getting Started

Videos festooned with ads make roughly $2 per 1,000 YouTube views according to the latest RollingStone article. And “Once you have an audience, you can make money,” says ...
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