Music in VR Needs its iTunes Moment… and This Could be It
MelodyVR has recorded thousands of hours of music in virtual reality. It’s almost ready to release them to the world
Def Leppard Goes Digital: Band's Whole Catalog Now Online — www.usatoday.com
“It’s everything,” promises singer Joe Elliott of Def Leppard’s long-awaited digital offering. “We didn’t want it coming out in dribs and drabs.”
One in Six Americans Own a Smart Speaker, Says Study — www.billboard.com
Smart speaker use is on the rise and a new study from NPR and Edison Research finds 16 percent of Americans own a smart speaker.
SiriusXM Wants to Be More Like a Streaming Service — www.thedrive.com
The new 360L platform adds on-demand shows and more.
Amazon Music Unlimited to launch in Australia with cheaper subscription tier — www.theindustryobserver.com.au
Amazon’s Echo-only plan will help differentiate Amazon Music Unlimited from rivals.
8 Exciting Companies Changing The Music Royalty Landscape — www.synchblog.com
In this 2 part series, Hugh McIntyre takes a look at 8 companies making a name for themselves by working in the music royalty space.
Dan Auerbach To Host 'The Easy Hour' Monthly Radio Show On SiriusXM — www.jambase.com
Dan Auerbach new music show ‘The Easy Hour’ will debut on SiriusXM’s The Spectrum this Sunday.
Can listening to classical music improve your life? — www.bbc.com
Clemency Burton-Hill explains how she was inspired to write her new book, A Year of Wonder, and why listening can be a powerful act of ‘soul maintenance’.
Are Computers Becoming Better at Composing Music than Humans? — ww2.kqed.org
Artificial intelligence can write sophisticated music now. How good can it get (from a human perspective)?
Under the deal, all Orange contract customers will be able to access the Deezer Premium service with a catalogue of over 43 million songs and the ability to stream ad-free music across all device for EUR 4.99 a month over 12 months instead of the usual price of EUR 9.99.
Spotify Premium Users Report Ads In Playlists — www.hypebot.com
Spotify is adding one minute audio ads to playlists; and even though have only been for Spotify’s own podcasts, so far, some users who pay monthly for ad free listening are not happy.