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OTR column – Ocean waves

Frank Ocean’s new album “Boys Don’t Cry” finally gets a release – which is good news for Apple Music

Fri, Aug 5, 2016, 13:13

   

You’ll find this week’s On the Record column from The Ticket here. “In many ways, the streaming services are already acting like record labels, albeit labels who are taking a leaf from the Real Madrid playbook. Instead of working with and developing new acts like traditional record labels, the galactico approach favours working with proven talent who already have huge audiences and fanbases. It might cost you more, but you’ve a guarantee that the fans will follow the act to the streaming service.”