Sprint Throws a Life Preserver to Drowning Tidal

Cash Infusion Buys Time for Struggling Service Tidal, the musician-owned music streaming service put together by rapper Jay Z, announced this week that it has sold a third of the company to telecom giant Sprint. Although the original announcement did … Continue reading

Tidal Targets Netflix – Adding Movies to Service

Company Reports Stunning Growth Numbers Tidal, the high quality music streaming service purchased by rapper Jay Z one year ago, is said to be adding movie streaming to their service, Page Six (part of the New York Post) reported yesterday. … Continue reading

More Than 7 Out of 10 Music Industry Execs Say Tidal Won’t Last a Year

If I were Jay Z’s publicist, I’d be nervous right now. The popular rapper’s reputation as a savvy businessman is in serious jeopardy. Billboard, one of the oldest and most prominent music industry publications, has recently launched a new annual … Continue reading

Instead of a Wave, Tidal Turns into a Tempest in a Teapot; Another CEO Exits

Tidal Music Service has, for the second time in only a matter of months, dismissed its CEO. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, Tidal has dismissed interim chief executive Peter Tonstad who held the position for only … Continue reading

Tidal Narrative Turns from Quality of Sound – to Quality of Royalties

Soon to Face New Competitor in Service Created by Apple and Beats by Dr. Dre The narrative surrounding Tidal, the latest music streaming service to enter the increasingly crowded music delivery market last year, has taken a new and unforeseen … Continue reading