A Collection of blogs exploring the impact of digital technology on society

Author Josh Burgess

A Day In The Life: The Ambassador Theatre Group – The Princess Theatre

During my one-month placement with The Ambassador Theatre Group and The Princess Theatre, I was tasked with designing some of the promotional work for this year’s pantomime: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. This ranged from the press release to… Continue Reading →

The Resurrection of Vinyl Records: Playing Back History

The history of vinyl records is unique to the music distribution industry. Its decline was previously imminent, due to the increased sales in other forms of music distribution. Therefore, it makes absolutely no sense that vinyl has been rising out… Continue Reading →

The Compact Disc: A Dying Concept?

In a time where streaming music dominates our society, there is, what may seem to be, a small minority that still buy Compact Discs (CDs).With sales decreasing year after year, InterMusic is here to take a look at the arguments… Continue Reading →

The Official Charts: How Does It Work?

The Official Charts “have been a central part of British popular culture for 60 years” and it seems that there are no plans for this to stop. The Official Charts has been a constant impact for music since its inception… Continue Reading →

Spotify VS Apple Music: The Dynamics of Streaming Music

Spotify and Apple Music are two of the top music streaming platforms across the world.  In 2017, streaming became the “single largest revenue source” with “176 million users of paid subscription accounts globally, with 64 million having been added during… Continue Reading →

Music Distribution: A History

As a generation who dominantly stream their music, with streaming accounting for “38.4% of global music industry revenue” in 2017, some of us may not know what it was like to live in a time of vinyls, cassettes and compact… Continue Reading →

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