With Wefunder Campaign, audiobridge Invites Everyone to Invest in the Future of Audio Recording

The disruptive and innovative music recording app, audiobridge, is announcing the public launch of their Wefunder campaign. Unlike traditional crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter, contributors on Wefunder can own a stake in audiobridge.

And with a fearless vision and 18 months of uninterrupted growth, audiobridge is uniquely well-positioned to provide a return on investment by dominating the future market share of mobile recording platforms. Continue reading With Wefunder Campaign, audiobridge Invites Everyone to Invest in the Future of Audio Recording

Bush to Headline Launch of FanTracks New Interactive Concert Experience

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

Surround Invests in Music Finance Startup Vezt

Surround, the music and entertainment division of Bitfury, is announcing a recent investment in and partnership with Vezt, the mobile app that allows fans to participate in the royalties of their favorite songs – allowing artists, songwriters, producers, labels and publishers to immediately monetize their work in a meaningful way. Vezt will be a cornerstone in the Surround marketplace launching later this year. Continue reading Surround Invests in Music Finance Startup Vezt

The Music Tech Directory Makes Its Debut

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

rightsHUB Integrates with Leading Music Recognition Tech Companies

Music rights data and asset management platform rightsHUB has integrated data delivery feeds with five leading music recognition technology (MRT) companies to enable its users to register songs with MRTs in a single upload.

The integration of Gracenote, DJ Monitor, BMAT, Soundmouse and Yacast into the first stages of the metadata supply chain sees rightsHUB delivering a key part of the toolkit to tackle issues around mismatched metadata and royalty payments. Having the ability to easily register songs with MRTs prior to release will mean that rights holders are supplying accurate and rich metadata to their partners early on; thus assisting PROs and CMOs in reporting. Continue reading rightsHUB Integrates with Leading Music Recognition Tech Companies

Beatchain Releases Industry-Leading Features to Help Independent Artists Beat the System

For new and emerging artists, the name of the game is exposure. But it can be difficult to manage multi-platform distribution, decide on a marketing strategy, keep up with fans on social media, and write music at the same time.

With these independent artists in mind, Beatchain, the innovative marketing and distribution platform, has just released its most recent industry-leading distribution tool: Hypelinks. Continue reading Beatchain Releases Industry-Leading Features to Help Independent Artists Beat the System

audiobridge Brings Studio-Quality Possibilities to Smartphones

audiobridge has a simple proposal: Most of what you need to make quality recorded music–multitracking, for example–can be packed into a smartphone.

This proposal is more radical than it sounds at first. The world’s more than 7 billion phones can now act as little recording studios, ready for everyone, everywhere to lay down ideas, play with arrangements, and make music. “We’re making something for everyone, not just for pros or aspiring pros, but for the entire world, including young people and kids,” says audiobridge founder and CEO Matt Miller, himself an experienced musician, session player, and songwriter. “That’s the vision, to have the power of Pro Tools and the simplicity of a voice memo.” Continue reading audiobridge Brings Studio-Quality Possibilities to Smartphones

Hercules DJ Controllers Announces the Inpulse 500

Hercules announced the launch of a new high-performance DJ controller that helps skilled young DJs move from the bedroom to the barroom or livestream. The manufacturer has long nurtured the next generation of young DJs, and as that community’s skills develop to the point when they can turn their hobby into a paid gig, they’ll be well-served by the Hercules DJControl Inpulse 500.

The new performance-focused controller is built from the ground up to help DJs feel confident as they share their mix with an audience for the first time. Continue reading Hercules DJ Controllers Announces the Inpulse 500

Super Hi-Fi Wins 2020 Midemlab Startup Competition

Midem, the venerable global music industry conference based in Cannes, France, has named Super Hi-Fi, the AI-powered audio experience company, as the winner of the 2020 Midemlab competition for music tech startups in the Music Distribution and Discovery category.

Facing the most competitive cohort since the competition’s founding, Super Hi-Fi was selected from amongst literally hundreds of companies from around the world. Continue reading Super Hi-Fi Wins 2020 Midemlab Startup Competition

GuildOne, Beatdapp Agree to Three-Year Blockchain Technology Partnership to Transform Music Streaming Royalty Payouts in India, Japan

Calgary-based blockchain developer GuildOne and Vancouver-based Beatdapp announced a three-year exclusive agreement to manage digital rights related to streaming media services in India and Japan using blockchain technologies. Continue reading GuildOne, Beatdapp Agree to Three-Year Blockchain Technology Partnership to Transform Music Streaming Royalty Payouts in India, Japan

EMPIRE to Deliver Immersive Audio Experience Through Dolby Atmos Music to Fans, Artists

EMPIRE announced that it will deliver a selection of its catalog in Dolby Atmos Music.

EMPIRE will deliver music in Dolby Atmos leveraging an end-to-end content ecosystem spanning music creation to content distribution. Continue reading EMPIRE to Deliver Immersive Audio Experience Through Dolby Atmos Music to Fans, Artists