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 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
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
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
Octiive, the largest digital music distributor and creativity hub run by musicians, for musicians, has announced changes intended to boost the incredible work produced by its users.
In order to ensure that quality releases are getting all of Octiive’s benefits and the best chances of being heard on top streaming services, the unlimited yearly plan will now be offered only at the Label Level. Continue reading Octiive Moves to Accelerate Artist’s Creativity, Careers
Why spend hours, days, even weeks wrangling with hundreds of audio recording software features when four main effects are the key ingredients to creating a quality, professional sounding song?
The vision of audiobridge is simple, to create a digital audio workstation so intuitive that any user, musician and non-musician alike, can record a song on their mobile device that sounds professional grade, without the assistance of an audio engineer. Continue reading Audiobridge Announces New Audio Effects
The Music Tech Directory is now live. A global, one-stop digital resource on innovative music technology solutions and the overall music tech landscape, the Music Tech Directory is accessible to everyone.
Designed as a participatory platform that allows music tech innovators to showcase their work, disclose remarkable ideas, connect with others, research competitors or explore synergies, and identify new areas of growth, the Music Tech Directory embraces a global entrepreneurial spirit and seeks to increase the visibility of existing solutions to further the application of new technologies and business models. Continue reading The Music Tech Directory Makes Its Debut