Editorials

The Music Universe 2016 Year in Review

The Music Universe 2016 Year in Review

Welcome to the The Music Universe Year in Review. In our inaugural edition, I will recap some of the more highlighted moments from our website and discuss what’s to come in 2017. We appreciate all of our readers because without you, we wouldn’t…

The Music Industry in 2016

Music Trends

The music industry is constantly evolving and changing, and 2016 was no exception.  In October, the United States Department of Commerce released its 2016 Top Markets Media and Entertainment report.  Here are the major findings: Overall, the music industry declined…

Top Ten Casino Themed Songs

Motorhead

Whether its movies, books or music, tales about taking risks just seem to make art seem that little bit cooler. There’s been hundreds of songs about poker, casino, roulette and everything in between since music began, and we take a…

5 music streaming facts everyone should know

Streaming

Last year, revenue from streaming music services increased 45.2% and represented 43% of digital’s $6.7 million in music sales, according to IFPI.  Soon, streaming is expected to surpass downloads as the leading source of digital revenue, although in 42 countries,…

Top 5 Must Own Vinyl Albums

Top 5 Must Own Vinyl Albums

Some albums are just flat out essential to own on vinyl, so forget about the housework and turn on your record player. Sound, mastering and album artwork are just a few factors that make vinyl music so special. Below is…

Home music production tips you need to know

Home Music Production Tips You Need to Know

Thanks to technological advances and a wide variety of software and apps currently available, music production is easier than ever. A lot of indie producers are actually making stunning music from home, using tools that can be acquired at affordable…