Following SXSW Cancellation, Music Tectonics Announces Online Meetups

Music Tectonics is taking its SXSW meetups online.

The virtual gatherings are free and can be joined by filling out a simple RSVP form. You can access the form here. Continue reading Following SXSW Cancellation, Music Tectonics Announces Online Meetups

Synchtank Unveils IRIS, a Royalty Accounting and Valuation Platform

Synchtank is unveiling its latest platform to its software suite, IRIS. It promises to change the game of royalty accounting and unlock real value for rights holders and rights administrators—and for anyone considering investing in publishing.

IRIS (International Repertoire Information System) can transform tedious, time-sucking tasks that can take days into the work of mere hours, increasing efficiencies and reducing costs. IRIS helps organisations devote more time to value-add tasks than reports and repetitive data inputting. It’s the kind of large-scale, secure, smart innovation the industry expects from a media and music enterprise software platform that counts many of the biggest media conglomerates in the world as clients.

The system was originally developed by global independent music publisher, peermusic. Continue reading Synchtank Unveils IRIS, a Royalty Accounting and Valuation Platform

Rubik’s Cube and The Song Sommelier Revisit the Best Pop Music of the 80’s

The 80’s was a time of icons, innovation and upheaval. Musically the decade belonged to multiple enduring artists, but for puzzles there was only one – nothing could touch the explosive worldwide popularity of the ground-breaking Rubik’s Cube.

Hayley Woodward, Head Of Global Marketing at Rubik’s Brand, based in London, said, “Like so much music of the 80’s, the Rubik’s Cube has endured and been rediscovered by each new generation, and so it’s fitting that Rubik’s, the guardians of the unique cube, have teamed up with playlist curators The Song Sommelier on a new series of music collections showcasing the best songs of this classic decade.” Continue reading Rubik’s Cube and The Song Sommelier Revisit the Best Pop Music of the 80’s

LiveXLive to Produce Exclusive Original Content for STIRR

LiveXLive Media and STIRR, a free, ad-supported streaming service, announced that LiveXLive will produce a slate of original programming for a new music channel set to launch on STIRR later this month.

In addition to content produced exclusively for STIRR, the co-branded 24/7 channel will livestream tentpole music events such as festivals, awards shows, concerts, and album release parties. The channel will also feature LiveZone, LiveXLive’s traveling music news show, which STIRR will sponsor at key events throughout the year. Continue reading LiveXLive to Produce Exclusive Original Content for STIRR

BandPay Receives $2M Investment to Launch Creator-Oriented Payment Platform

BandPay, the payment platform designed to help creative collaborators come to and stick to agreements, is announcing $2 mil investment in its iOS and Android app launch.

“We’re honored to receive this investment from an angel investor, who sees the potential and value of BandPay and our related platform PAYMNT,” says BandPay co-founder and co-CEO Gleb Teper. “This is a crucial investment at an important time for our company.” Continue reading BandPay Receives $2M Investment to Launch Creator-Oriented Payment Platform

Fast Company Names Dolby One of the World’s Most Innovative Companies in Music for 2020

Dolby has been named in Fast Company’s prestigious annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies in music for its latest innovation – Dolby Atmos Music. The list honors businesses making a profound impact on both industry and culture, showcasing a variety of ways to thrive in today’s fast-changing world.

“We are thrilled to be recognized by Fast Company as one of the world’s most innovative companies in music,” said Todd Pendleton, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Dolby Laboratories. “Dolby Atmos Music is a transformative experience empowering creativity and self-expression in a whole new way, redefining how music is created and enjoyed.” Continue reading Fast Company Names Dolby One of the World’s Most Innovative Companies in Music for 2020

SyncFloor Hires Business Development Manager

SyncFloor, the commercial music licensing platform, has announced the hire of Shellie Lewis as its first business development manager. Lewis will guide the startup as it builds relationships with advertising, TV, film, gaming, and music professionals to expand SyncFloor’s customer base. Continue reading SyncFloor Hires Business Development Manager