Bandsintown Launches WATCH LIVE Notifications + The Bandsintown LIVE Channel on Twitch

Bandsintown is launching a new WATCH LIVE feature designed to help artists and fans connect as the number of online concerts greatly expands during the COVID-19 shutdown.

With WATCH LIVE, 530,000 registered artists on Bandsintown can now promote their live-streamed shows on their favorite live streaming platforms at no cost to the 55 million Bandsintown registered fans. Artists will be able to promote on their own Facebook pages, Instagram stories, or other sites surfacing Bandsintown’s events listings such as Amazon’s Alexa or Billboard.com. Continue reading Bandsintown Launches WATCH LIVE Notifications + The Bandsintown LIVE Channel on Twitch

SoundStorming Debuts New Social Music App

9 out of 10 artists are left forever undiscovered. Chances are, the next potential hit by an undiscovered artist is stashed away in a garbled voice memo right now.

A new social music app, SoundStorming, is going to change how artists are discovered by making music’s process of creation social. Today’s musicians are continuously recording song ideas on their phones, this means that artists have hundreds of potential great songs or sounds that are never shared or further developed.

Translated globally, this means millions of beats, rhythms, melodies, remixes, and collaborations never see the light of day — and millions of wasted opportunities for fans and other creators to discover new sounds, new artists, and collaborations. Continue reading SoundStorming Debuts New Social Music App

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

BMW Music Service Now Powered by Napster

Rhapsody announced that Powered by Napster will be driving the new BMW Music service. The streaming service is integrated with the Powered by Napster platform to create an immersive music experience as distinctive as BMW owners and the vehicles they drive. BMW Music delivers instant and easy access to a premium music audio experience to European BMW car owners and is integrated directly into BMW cars.

No setup, login or extra devices are required. Continue reading BMW Music Service Now Powered by Napster

IDAGIO Launches CarPlay Integration

IDAGIO is now integrated in Apple’s CarPlay, making in-car streaming a seamless experience.

IDAGIO is the first classical-only music streaming service offering a full Apple CarPlay integration. Multiple playback options for both IDAGIO Free and IDAGIO Premium users expand on-the-go listening capabilities.
Continue reading IDAGIO Launches CarPlay Integration

Saarey Music Spotlights Classical Music in Pakistan With Music Streaming Service

Developed by the team at Saarey Records, Saarey Music is a music streaming service with a focus on Pakistani classical music.

Launched in the summer of 2019 by Faraan A. Irfan, the founder & CEO of Saarey Records, Saarey Music features unlimited ad-free access to exclusive and rare recordings of authentic live performances curated from the archives of the All Pakistan Music Conference. The annual event is designed to preserve and promote Pakistani classical music.

The recordings are curated from performances since 1960.

We recently had the opportunity to chat with Irfan about his latest music streaming venture and his thoughts on the streaming music business. Continue reading Saarey Music Spotlights Classical Music in Pakistan With Music Streaming Service

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