20 music/tech startups to watch closely in 2018 — musically.com
Here at Music Ally, we covered a lot of new music/tech startups for the first time in 2017. We’ve now chosen 20 of them that we think have potential.
CES 2018: High-Res Audio Grows As Industry Pivots To Streaming — www.twice.com
The music industry is shifting to a streaming model from a download model, spurring new high-res streaming services to prepare for launch and more audio hardware companies here at CES to support high-res streaming services.
music tech predictions for 2018: Synths, streaming and more — www.factmag.com
From SoundCloud’s survival to the kind of devices you’ll be making music on, we predict the likely music tech trends for 2018.
Spotify tests new feature using video loops as song artwork — musically.com
Spotify is testing a new feature that replaces static artwork for songs on its service with GIF-like looping videos uploaded by their artists or labels.
Disrupting Enterprise Data With The Cloud: What We Can Learn From The Music Industry — www.forbes.com
Data scientists should take a page from Spotify’s book to create their own data mixtapes.
Brooklyn-based podcast network Gimlet Media just hired Jenny Wall as its first chief marketing officer, and she seems to have the chops to help position a podcast company for the upcoming audio revolution.
Music streaming on Apple Watch Series 3 is a surprisingly nice feature to have — www.theverge.com
Must be completely bought in to Apple products and services
40% Say They Would Gladly Pay More For Music — www.hypebot.com
How much will consumers pay for music? A new survey conducted by MusiComms of 5,000 consumers across all demographics and regions in the United States offered some surprising, contradictory and yet hopeful trends amoun music fans.
Sony's new soundbars can virtualize Dolby Atmos sound — www.engadget.com
Sony always makes home audio products a part of its CES presentations, and 2018 is no difference.