Soundtrack Your Brand, the Spotify for Background Music, Launches Wide as It Secures Direct Licensing Deals — www.billboard.com
Soundtrack Your Brand, the Stockholm-based, Spotify-backed streaming platform devoted to background music in the b2b space, has announced a rush of direct deals with labels and publishers as it expands and looks to open up an often-overlooked revenue opportunity for rights holders.
Spotify will reveal the future of its mobile app next week — www.theverge.com
Spotify will be announcing news about changes in its mobile app at an event next week, according to a flyer the company sent out.
Why did the Instagram of music fail? — www.theverge.com
This week on the Why’d You Push That Button podcast, Ashley Carman and Kaitlyn Tiffany talk about Last.fm, Cymbal, and Spotify’s attempts at making a social music network.
The music streaming site has carved out a decent following as a place to house archived radio shows and DJ mixes, and counts more than 1 million “curators” uploading content to the platform.
Melon, the music streaming app operated by South Korean mobile business giant Kakao, dominates the country’s music streaming service market, leaving little room for foreign players like Apple Music to join the competition.
My HomePod, Google Home and Amazon Echo all live within about 15 feet of each other in my apartment.
Soundeon Announces Alpha Version Launch — platformandstream.wordpress.com
Soundeon, a decentralized and vertically integrated blockchain music platform, has made the leap and is launching its alpha version – the Music Token Sale layer along with “Talent Unleashed” contest.
While it’s often referred to as singular, the music industry has a history of being fragmented.
VR concerts startup Ceek to use blockchain smart contracts — musically.com
Ceek is one of the startups looking for a business model in broadcasting music concerts in virtual-reality. Now it’s adding a splash of blockchain technology into its mix.
New Australian single uses eye-controlled music technology — themusicnetwork.com
The Music Network is Australia’s #1 source for music industry news, charts and jobs since 1994.