The Music Tectonics Conference is used to swiveling, and this pandemic is no different. Organizers announce the move of their second annual conference to a one-of-a-kind online event while keeping their original dates of October 27-28, 2020 and their futurist-yet-practical theme of seismic shifts in music tech. Continue reading Music Tectonics Announces Online Conference, October 27-28
Guest Post: Brian Horner, CEO, Craft Brewed Music:
I’m an odd streaming service founder – I don’t particularly like streaming. I like CDs. I like records. I want to hold the thing, own the thing, read the liner notes. Collect.
But I’m also an artist manager and I realize that this train has left the station. Continue reading Craft Brewed Music CEO: ‘You’ll discover new things’
The disruptive and innovative music recording app, audiobridge, is announcing the public launch of their Wefunder campaign. Unlike traditional crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter, contributors on Wefunder can own a stake in audiobridge.
And with a fearless vision and 18 months of uninterrupted growth, audiobridge is uniquely well-positioned to provide a return on investment by dominating the future market share of mobile recording platforms. Continue reading With Wefunder Campaign, audiobridge Invites Everyone to Invest in the Future of Audio Recording
The pioneer in licensed lyrics, LyricFind, continues to expand into new regions and languages. The company is announcing two new remote teams in India and South Africa. In addition, its Vietnam team will now cover significant new East Asian languages. Continue reading LyricFind Expands Asian and African Operations, Launches Teams in India and Sub-Saharan Africa
Andrson, an A.I. artist discovery platform, has launched a web version of its app so that users can discover and connect with talent easily from their desktop, in addition to the mobile app.
Helping to connect emerging artists to the right music industry professionals, Andrson combines the simplicity of automation with human discovery, supporting music industry professionals to search for the perfect sound that they are looking for with much more ease. Continue reading Andrson Launches Desktop Version of Its Artist Discovery App
SyncFloor, the search and discovery site for music licensing and maker of SongsForPodcasters, has teamed up with podcast hosting platform Captivate, to simplify music licensing for growth-oriented podcasters. Continue reading SyncFloor Partners with Captivate to Simplify Music Licensing for Podcast Creators
FanTracks, the new live streaming and fan engagement platform, is hosting its first concert with storied multi-platinum British hard rock group Bush. The band will play a 70-minute set in a professional studio to celebrate their first album release in two years, The Kingdom. It will give devoted fans a chance to hear the music they love online in sonic 360 sound and interact with the musicians — for free. Continue reading Bush to Headline Launch of FanTracks New Interactive Concert Experience
Bandsintown, the live event discovery platform and hub for livestreaming, continues its impressive run of hosting unique festival experiences online by joining together with DJ Vanic (DJ, producer, remixer of Lana Del Rey and The Chainsmokers amongst others) to put on the hybrid music and esports festival, Ocean Meets Music.
Bandsintown will livestream the festival on Bandsintown LIVE all day on Saturday July 18 from 6pm – 1am ET/ 3pm – 10pm PT. Continue reading Bandsintown, DJ Vanic Partner for Hybrid EDM and Gaming Festival
Surround, the blockchain-powered ecosystem for the music business, is announcing a collaboration with Booka Shade. The Berlin-based electronic power duo are joining Surround as artist early adopters and will be part of the platform’s beta test. Continue reading Celebrated Electronic Duo Booka Shade Partners with Surround
In yet another win for musicians who are looking to bypass the music label model, digital marketing platform Beatchain has completed a deal with Avora Now to take ownership of the hugely popular Instagram page for musicians, Artist Growth Tips (previously known as avoranowcom). Continue reading Beatchain Takes Over Instagram’s Beloved “Artist Growth Tips”
#iVoted, the music industry’s voter turnout effort that activated over 150 venues on Election Night 2018. This year, #iVoted partnered with data-analyst leader Chartmetric to identify the artist most likely to drive voter engagement at a local level. #iVoted has now announced their second slate of confirmed artists for Election Night 2020.
Living Colour, The Dresden Dolls, Citizen Cope, and Vacationer (DJ Set) will join 145 other artists currently confirmed to participate. Continue reading #iVoted Announces Latest Artists to Join Election Night Festival
As Music Tech events of the spring and summer fell like dominos to coronavirus cancellations, Dmitri Vietze knew that he couldn’t just wait for conferences and trade fairs to return. After all, he started the Music Tectonics podcast and conference to connect a community he loved. Vietze and his team quickly responded with #WeeklyWebsday online meetups and “Isolate or Innovate,” a two-day crisis response forum. As many as 250 participants gathered at these online events, from L.A., NYC, Brazil, Mexico, Canada, the UK, Italy, the Netherlands, and beyond. Continue reading Music Tectonics Launches Social App for Music Tech Networking, Community