Benjamin Budde took over the family business Budde Music during hard times. Digitization had just turned the music industry on its head. The young entrepreneur restructured the company in accordance with US examples - and made a huge success of it.
Taylor Swift's historical win at this year's Grammys raises questions about whether women in the music industry get the credit they deserve. Why aren't there more female artists claiming sole production credit?
The music service has agreed to better pay artists, or at least track down those who haven't been paid at all. The deal hinges on Spotify's ability to match songs with their lesser-known contributors.
The first record player was invented in 1887, but the first jazz album was recorded in 1917. Jazz expert Bert Noglik tells DW how technology has influenced the genre.
The guitar is the Germans' favorite music instrument. But how can tropical wood, which has recently been banned, be replaced in making them? The International Music Fair in Frankfurt reveals presents new innovations.
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