It’s been an exciting start to 2021 for Feed Media Group.
The San Francisco-based technology firm raised the curtain on the new year by partnering with Warner Music Group to launch Adaptr, a platform that fosters the growth of innovative new apps by allowing developers to easily and legally integrate music into their experiences on an interactive basis. Continue reading “Adaptr Shakes Up Music Licensing with New Platform for Developers”
CD Baby’s music publishing service, CD Baby Pro Publishing, has collected more than $10MM on behalf of its songwriters and performing artists. Powered by sister company Songtrust, CD Baby Pro Publishing now manages 1.7MM songs.
The millions of dollars in royalties is money music creators would otherwise struggle to collect in full on their own. The company’s global collections infrastructure supports an increasing number of artists and songwriters who strive for true independence and want to forge their own careers with complete creative control. Continue reading “CD Baby Publishing Collections Now Exceed $10MM”
Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, musicians have earned over $5 million in commission-free sales of digital music, merch, livestream tickets, fan subscriptions, digital multimedia, and tip donations through their websites powered by Bandzoogle.
Nearly half a million of that revenue came from digital music sales alone, from over 33,000 albums and over over 37,000 singles.
Continue reading “Musicians Have Earned Over $5M Through Bandzoogle Since the Pandemic Began”
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”
Craft Brewed Music is a Nashville-based music streaming service designed to stream ‘better music for serious listeners.’
Launched in 2018 by Brian Horner, a professional saxophonist and artist manager, Craft Brewed Music is laser-focused on connecting serious music listeners with great new music discovered on the outskirts of the industry. Continue reading “Craft Brewed Music Attracts Serious Music Listeners to Artist-Friendly Streaming Service”
Music Partner introduced its online subscription service, an easy way for filmmakers and other video content creators to not only acquire licensed music and scoring services for their projects but also earn income from royalty revenues. Members receive access to all tracks in the library and to services including scoring and music editing. Continue reading “Music Partner Debuts Innovative Model for Music Scoring, Licensing in the Post-COVID-19 Era”
Remote audio collaboration platform Soundwhale is announcing an exclusive partnership with Media Integration, Japan’s largest distributor of professional production software and equipment. Japanese professionals can now enjoy lifetime Soundwhale licensing and combined customer care as they continue to adjust to remote collaboration. Continue reading “Soundwhale, Media Integration Partner for Japan Distribution”
Soundrop has begun distributing all of its artists’ active catalog to several major music services in key new markets, expanding their potential audience by more than a billion listeners. Continue reading “Soundrop Expands Distribution to New Music Services in China, Russia”
LiveXLive Media announced that its content will be available via the Samsung XR platform. The two companies will collaborate to bring music and technology projects to all Samsung devices and SamsungVR.com. Continue reading “LiveXLive, Samsung Announce Production, Distribution Partnership”
Rights holders with large catalogs of entertainment assets face the daunting prospect of asset management, revenue maximization, and collecting fully on royalties, often measured in penny fractions. The scale is huge, the data messy, the payments complex.
Rights users, on the other hand, face enormous compliance challenges when licensing content for use in production. Challenges that are further exacerbated by the ever-growing content landscape and the sheer volume of licenses required, pushing many major systems to breaking point. Synchtank has spent the past decade creating cloud-based software to tackle the specific needs of entertainment companies, untangling the threads of metadata and money. Continue reading “Synchtank Brings Powerful Solutions to Large Companies Grappling with Metadata, Royalties, Asset Management”
Avid has introduced AvidPlay, a new music distribution service for its Avid Link app that enables artists, producers and music labels to easily and affordably get their music heard on the world’s most popular streaming services.
With AvidPlay, artists can distribute their music tracks and albums to hundreds of streaming services worldwide, including Spotify, Pandora, Google Play Music, Amazon Music, NetEase, Gaana, Anghami, Deezer, iHeartRadio, and many more, and keep 100 percent of the rights and earnings. Continue reading “Avid Brings Music Distribution to a Quarter Million Avid Link App Users”
Intercept Music announced today its partnership with Ingrooves Music Group to deliver global distribution for Intercept Music and their clients.
“To offer our artists the greatest exposure for their music, whether in the states or worldwide, it is vital to align ourselves with highly qualified people delivering the highest quality product and results,” said Intercept Music Chairman Ralph Tashjian. “With their years of experience and proven track record, it is the greatest honor to partner with Ingrooves for global distribution.” Continue reading “Intercept Music Announces Global Distribution Deal with Ingrooves”