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”
Music licensing platform Bopper is announcing its first exclusive release by one of the numerous independent artists it champions. Artist, DJ, and producer Ben Maxwell will offer a new 10-track album exclusively on Bopper before its official release in April 2021. Continue reading “Bopper Offers First Artist Exclusive Release”
Amazon Music today announced the integration of artist merchandise within its mobile app, combining the convenience customers have come to know and love from Amazon, with a new way for artists to engage with their audience and enrich the fan experience. Continue reading “Amazon Music Launches New Shopping Experience, Making It Easier for Fans to Find Merch from Their Favorite Artists”
ForTunes, the music data analytics app created by artists for artists, is announcing the addition of Twitch as a trackable platform on its app. The biggest video game and video streaming platform in the world, Twitch offers infinite opportunities for musicians and artists to share their content and gain followers. Continue reading “ForTunes Users Can Now Track Their Content on Twitch”
Ryddm is the first streaming platform for IOS that allows musical artists to drastically increase their earnings through direct payments from fans. Continue reading “Artists Can Now Receive Direct Payments with Ryddm”
The world of production music is often overlooked in broader discussions of the music industry. But this branch of the music business is a sleeping giant, one that’s global, large, lucrative, and growing.
It requires specific, flexible, and scalable tech to make it thrive, software that can connect farflung markets, search lightning fast, and work–even across competitor lines–as efficiently as possible. Harvest Media has created these tools, tailored to both small nimble libraries and major international players. It is the backend that powers one of the music business’s often overlooked, consistently profitable sectors. Continue reading “Harvest Media Provides the Platform for the Music Business’s Underappreciated Powerhouse”
In an industry-first move, SoundCloud, the next-generation music entertainment company, announced today the introduction of fan-powered royalties, a more equitable and transparent way for emerging and independent artists to earn money on SoundCloud.
Fan-powered royalties are a new model of payouts that is driven directly by an artist’s fan base. Continue reading “SoundCloud Announces Fan-Powered-Royalties”
The music industry has digitalized over the years, shifting towards streaming, social media, and apps.
During the covid-19 pandemic, these tools proved to be essential for connecting with fan communities and keeping businesses afloat; especially in the heavily-impacted festival industry. As live events will finally start to make a comeback, optimizing online communication efforts and costs will be crucial – and apps will be a vital part of that. Continue reading “Viberate: Every Music Festival Will Likely Have an App by 2025”
Feed Media Group, a technology company helping businesses incorporate music to create more engaging experiences, has inked a deal to bring tracks from artists and labels distributed by leading independent entertainment company Entertainment One (eOne) to its new Adaptr platform.
Adaptr’s library of fully licensed songs accelerates the time to market for startups, helping them launch and develop traction without the need for lengthy direct licensing negotiations. Continue reading “Feed Media Group Adds eOne Artists, Distributed Labels to Adaptr”
A streaming economy that has unbundled music has forever changed the music industry, but, thankfully, the album format is still with us. In fact, albums are making a comeback, especially among millennials, according to a global study by Deezer.
Far more than just a collection of songs – great albums tell a story. And great storytellers, which the best songwriters always are, will never go out of style. Continue reading “As Music Industry Evolves, Artists Turn to Tunedly to Fulfill Their Creative Dreams”
Livestreaming performances and experiences became The Thing in 2020, but the technology has existed for two decades. Founder/CEO John Petrocelli and the team at Bulldog DM were there at the beginning, mastering the technical and creative aspects of a medium just coming into its own, long before it was hot.
They’ve learned its true power: Turning viewers into participants. Continue reading “Bulldog DM Unlocks the Interactive Power of Livestreaming”
Southern California’s alt-rock band Dirty Heads are making a splash with their 2017 track “Vacation,” which earned great charting and streaming success and garnered a TikTok trend in summer 2019 that was catapulted in early January 2021.
TikTok is driving discovery, converting fans and skyrocketing streams for the Dirty Heads across all digital streaming platforms. Continue reading “Viral TikTok Trend Helps Dirty Heads’ Single ‘Vacation’ Make a Global Impact”