Issue #337: Spotify’s Troy Carter on the Future of Streaming; 5 Great Sites For Streaming Live DJ’s

5 Great Sites For Streaming Live DJ's
5 Great Sites For Streaming Live DJ'swww.magneticmag.com
Looking for some great sites that offer music streaming from Live DJ’s?

Spotify’s Troy Carter on the Future of Streaming
Spotify’s Troy Carter on the Future of Streamingvariety.com
The platform’s ambassador to the music industry is former Lady Gaga manager Troy Carter, who is also the adviser to the Prince estate.

Startup Showcase: 8 emerging music/tech firms pitch at NY:LON Connect
Startup Showcase: 8 emerging music/tech firms pitch at NY:LON Connectmusically.com
As Music Biz and Music Ally’s NY:LON Connect conference drew to a close, eight emerging music/tech startups pitched their wares to the industry audience.

Kobalt CEO blasts 'elitist' concerns about music as background listening
Kobalt CEO blasts 'elitist' concerns about music as background listeningmusically.com
Kobalt CEO Willard Ahdritz delights in ruffling feathers within the music industry, so his appearance as a keynote speaker at NY:LON Connect drew a crowd.

Internet Giants Endorse Music Licensing Legislation
Internet Giants Endorse Music Licensing Legislationvariety.com
The Internet Association is endorsing a music licensing bill.

$22 device adds Bluetooth music streaming to any home audio system
$22 device adds Bluetooth music streaming to any home audio systembgr.com
If you already have a home stereo system, the thought of starting over from scratch just to add support for high-quality wireless music streaming is daunting.

Drake's 'God's Plan' Breaks Spotify & Apple Music Single-Day Streaming Records
Drake's 'God's Plan' Breaks Spotify & Apple Music Single-Day Streaming Recordswww.billboard.com
Drake breaks Taylor Swift’s Spotify record for most single-day streams for his new single “God’s Plan.”

SoundHound, once just a music-recognition app, is now a billion-dollar company
SoundHound, once just a music-recognition app, is now a billion-dollar companywww.recode.net
Welcome to the unicorn club.

Sound lessons from Spotify: How technology can power a business
Sound lessons from Spotify: How technology can power a businesstechgenix.com
Spotify is the world’s biggest music streaming service, and it got there in large part because of its innovative use of artificial intelligence and Big Data.

Top Music Industry Podcasts
Top Music Industry Podcastsblog.symphonicdistribution.com
From interviews to mixing tips and even the science behind writing songs, we’ve put together 5 music industry podcasts to broaden your horizons.

Apple Reportedly Looking to Relaunch iBooks App
Apple Reportedly Looking to Relaunch iBooks Appvariety.com
The company has hired a former Audible, Barnes & Noble exec to lead its efforts.

YouTube Unveils Plans to Benefit Artists & Songwriters
YouTube Unveils Plans to Benefit Artists & Songwriterswww.billboard.com
YouTube announced plans on Tuesday to consolidate artist’s channels on its platform, uniting all an artist’s subscribers under their Official Artist Channel.

Songtradr closes $4m funding round
Songtradr closes $4m funding roundwww.musicbusinessworldwide.com

Music licensing company Songtradr has raised $4m in a Series A funding round to support ongoing expansion. Santa Monica-based Songtradr directly represents the music of over 140,000 artists and catalogs from 150+ countries.

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