Sweet Relief, Acoustik Attak Team Up to Help Artists

Acoustik Attak announced a partnership with Sweet Relief Musicians Fund, maker of the innovative Attak and Ambush guitar picks. Sweet Relief agreed to the partnership after vetting the new invention with its guitar and bass-playing supporters.

The arrangement provides a discount code for 25% off retail on the new picks. Even better, 25% of the sale goes straight to Sweet Relief to support its mission to give financial assistance to artists and music industry workers struggling to make ends meet, including those affected by COVID-19. (See full details here). Continue reading Sweet Relief, Acoustik Attak Team Up to Help Artists

SyncFloor Partners with Symphonic’s Bodega Sync

SyncFloor is teaming up with Bodega Sync, a division of Symphonic Distribution, and launching a SyncStore™ for their boutique sync service.

This new digital marketplace will help sync professionals and creatives of all kinds find the perfect track in Bodega Sync’s exclusive one-stop catalog, thanks to SyncFloor’s intuitive search. Continue reading SyncFloor Partners with Symphonic’s Bodega Sync

Beatchain Unites a Constellation of Artist Services and Direct-to-Fan Providers

To fulfill its vision of leveling the playing field for artists, the one-stop marketing and distribution platform Beatchain has actively been securing partnerships and collaborations in the B2C, music training, and artist services world — those who are passionate about offering tools directly to artists.

Much like the digital-minded artists for which they have built their tools, the team at Beatchain is well aware that the future of the music industry lies in timely collaborations, grassroots networking, and multi-faceted value streams. Continue reading Beatchain Unites a Constellation of Artist Services and Direct-to-Fan Providers

Bandzoogle’s New Fan Subscription Model Expands Options to Support Musicians

As musicians look for ways to engage their fans and earn a living beyond the traditional touring model, musician web services provider Bandzoogle continues to expand their direct-to-fan offerings accordingly. The platform’s most recent development sees an important update to their popular fan subscriptions feature as the company implements a pay-what-you-want option alongside standard pricing tiers.

In addition to offering set premiums per month, artists can offer specific rewards to listeners who make recurring payments at a price they choose, opening up support options to an even broader base. Continue reading Bandzoogle’s New Fan Subscription Model Expands Options to Support Musicians

The Rattle Continues to Grow, Doubles Down on Commitment to a Fairer Music Ecosystem in L.A.

The Rattle is announcing the full opening of its L.A. location, surviving against the odds throughout the first wave of the pandemic. Initially launched in March 2020, the music and technology incubator will now accept new members. They will help form the next generation of counter-culture pioneers within the L.A ecosystem, who are looking to improve the world through new art and technology inventions.

“We are looking for the future leaders of creative and cultural movements to come and join us at Rattle L.A. and prove that there is a better way to develop creative founders and build sustainable startups around culturally important art and inventions.,” said Helen Sartory, Director of Rattle L.A. “At our core, we believe deeply in investing in and empowering visionaries who want to change the world for the better.” Continue reading The Rattle Continues to Grow, Doubles Down on Commitment to a Fairer Music Ecosystem in L.A.

Jimmy Jam to Keynote DDEX’s Creator Credit Summit on November 17

The acclaimed producer and songwriter Jimmy Jam will kick off DDEX’s 2nd annual Creator Credit Summit on Tuesday 17 November at 17:00 GMT/ 12pm ET in a keynote conversation with Maureen Droney, Sr. Managing Director for the Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing.

Their conversation will explore the processes a music producer, songwriter, and musician go through to ensure that their creative work is properly attributed and what that has meant over Jam’s four-plus decades in the music industry. Continue reading Jimmy Jam to Keynote DDEX’s Creator Credit Summit on November 17

Tuned Global Appoints Andrew Stess to Lead US Expansion

360º B2B music streaming & technology specialist Tuned Global has appointed Andrew Stess to the newly created role of Head of Sales and Business Development for the USA.

Stess will support the company’s growth in the USA, given his strong reputation for deal-closing and relationship building, as well as his expertise in digital music technology. He will report to Spiro Arkoudis, Chief Revenue Officer, and will be based in San Francisco. Continue reading Tuned Global Appoints Andrew Stess to Lead US Expansion

Linkfire Partners with YouTube, YouTube Music, Making Streaming Data More Accessible to Artists and Labels

Linkfire, the music industry’s most popular smart link platform, announced today that it has partnered with ​YouTube​,​ ​the world’s leading content platform with over 2B active users per month,​ ​and ​YouTube Music streaming service.

The partnership provides artists, managers, and labels with more transparency around how link click-throughs to YouTube and YouTube Music translate into streams on those services. Continue reading Linkfire Partners with YouTube, YouTube Music, Making Streaming Data More Accessible to Artists and Labels

Craft Brewed Music Debuts New Podcast Series

Boutique streaming service Craft Brewed Music, started in Nashville in 2018, announced the launch of The Craft Brewed Music Podcast, available on all mainstream podcast providers.

Craft Brewed Music® is a curated service that streams “better music for serious listeners” and bills itself as “the small batch streaming app”. Continue reading Craft Brewed Music Debuts New Podcast Series

LyricFind Scares Up the Top Halloween Monsters, Films Mentions in Music Lyrics

LyricFind, the world leader in licensed lyrics solutions, is in the Halloween holiday spirit, and is releasing an infographic today that shows the top lyric mentions for both monsters/characters and the top scary films. Continue reading LyricFind Scares Up the Top Halloween Monsters, Films Mentions in Music Lyrics