The Rattle Debuts New Venture Label

Spurred by decades of artist exploitation, The Rattle is publicly launching an alternative to the traditional record label by financing the development of an artists’ business, rather than simply buying their music and exploiting music rights. Continue reading The Rattle Debuts New Venture Label

Viberate Releases New Analytics Tool for Artists and Their Teams

If you’ve ever posted anything online and waited for the likes and views to pour in, you know just how much content you’re competing against. Now imagine you’re an aspiring musician, looking to get noticed in the sea of streams. Or, conversely, if you’re a label or festival organizer looking to discover exciting new talent to work with. Continue reading Viberate Releases New Analytics Tool for Artists and Their Teams

Bandzoogle Launches New Online Video Integrations

In response to the proliferation of virtual performances and hot on the heels of their recently-launched Tip Jar feature, Bandzoogle has launched new integrated options for videos and live streams that help maximize musician control and revenue. Continue reading Bandzoogle Launches New Online Video Integrations

Qobuz Raises 10m Euros to Consolidate Future Developments

Qobuz has raised 10 million euros in new capital to drive its momentum and consolidate its future developments. To support its international expansion ambitions, Qobuz, now present in 12 countries, is strengthening its managerial organization with the establishment of new management and the launch of a vast recruitment plan. Continue reading Qobuz Raises 10m Euros to Consolidate Future Developments

Chartmetric Launches New Twitch Charts Tracking the Edge of Livestreaming, Music, Game Culture

Facing intense challenges, musicians and their fans have turned to livestreaming, something gamers have done for years. Music data analytics platform Chartmetric is watching livestreams and platforms like Twitch go from cool niche to increasingly necessary.

Twitch’s musical side highlights how much music and gaming are entwined, as musicians mix gameplay with performance and gamers seek out music on their favorite streaming platform. Continue reading Chartmetric Launches New Twitch Charts Tracking the Edge of Livestreaming, Music, Game Culture

There’s a New Music Tool Designed to Analyze Spotify Playlists

We recently discovered a cool, new music tool designed to analyze Spotify playlists, to see if they have real listeners. Known as Is It A Good Playlist?, the playlist analyzer is free to use and based on the Discovered On data from Spotify.

Just go to the website, copy/paste the playlist link, and then you’ll see the analysis + result.

We caught up with Julien Mahin, the man behind the new music tool, to get his insight on playlists, streaming platforms and more. Continue reading There’s a New Music Tool Designed to Analyze Spotify Playlists

CD Baby Introduces New Interactive Ad Tool

CD Baby’s marketing and promotional platform Show.co has found that its new interactive ads get 4x the engagement compared to static ads.

This new offering in the Ad Builder tool lets you create an ad automatically from Spotify, Apple Music, SoundCloud, or YouTube links, making it easy for a busy artist to jump in and get the word out about their latest release or weekly livestream. These ads reach real music fans targeted based on genre interests. Continue reading CD Baby Introduces New Interactive Ad Tool

TIDAL Music Streaming Now Integrated With Select Maserati

TIDAL announced a new integration with one of the world’s most glamorous automotive manufacturers, Maserati. Select Maserati equipped with a Sonus Faber branded audio system will now have the TIDAL app pre-installed with a complimentary 12 or 3-month membership depending on vehicle. Continue reading TIDAL Music Streaming Now Integrated With Select Maserati

Octiive Adds Onescreener Capability

Octiive, the digital music distribution platform with the largest international reach, has entered into a partnership with Onescreener, the quickest, most affordable site builder for artists. Both companies pride themselves on being founded by music industry professionals and tailoring services to artists’ needs based on their own experience. Continue reading Octiive Adds Onescreener Capability

Synchtank Taps 20th Century Fox Royalty Executive, Leading Developers to Bolster Royalty Accounting Platform IRIS

Synchtank, the SaaS platform for managing entertainment assets, metadata and royalties, has hired several new executives to bolster its royalty accounting platform, IRIS. Los Angeles-based Janet Landrum joins as Royalties Specialist, while London-based engineers Dr. Nick Beitner and Carlos da Costa join as Lead Architect and Senior Developer. Continue reading Synchtank Taps 20th Century Fox Royalty Executive, Leading Developers to Bolster Royalty Accounting Platform IRIS