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

MOD Devices Announces Partnership with Cycling ‘74 for Cross-Platform Integration with New MOD Dwarf

Just weeks after launching a successful Kickstarter campaign to support production of its new MOD Dwarf, multi-effects hardware, cutting-edge audio tech innovator MOD Devices is now announcing a partnership with American music-software developer Cycling ‘74.

The collaboration will ensure continued compatibility between Cycling ‘74’s unique MaxMSP gen~ patches and MOD’s next-generation hardware – a cross-platform integration offered first with the MOD Duo and Duo X and now with the MOD Dwarf, as one reward/offer for contributing to the unit’s Kickstarter campaign. Continue reading MOD Devices Announces Partnership with Cycling ‘74 for Cross-Platform Integration with New MOD Dwarf

Synchtank Unveils IRIS, a Royalty Accounting and Valuation Platform

Synchtank is unveiling its latest platform to its software suite, IRIS. It promises to change the game of royalty accounting and unlock real value for rights holders and rights administrators—and for anyone considering investing in publishing.

IRIS (International Repertoire Information System) can transform tedious, time-sucking tasks that can take days into the work of mere hours, increasing efficiencies and reducing costs. IRIS helps organisations devote more time to value-add tasks than reports and repetitive data inputting. It’s the kind of large-scale, secure, smart innovation the industry expects from a media and music enterprise software platform that counts many of the biggest media conglomerates in the world as clients.

The system was originally developed by global independent music publisher, peermusic. Continue reading Synchtank Unveils IRIS, a Royalty Accounting and Valuation Platform

BandPay Receives $2M Investment to Launch Creator-Oriented Payment Platform

BandPay, the payment platform designed to help creative collaborators come to and stick to agreements, is announcing $2 mil investment in its iOS and Android app launch.

“We’re honored to receive this investment from an angel investor, who sees the potential and value of BandPay and our related platform PAYMNT,” says BandPay co-founder and co-CEO Gleb Teper. “This is a crucial investment at an important time for our company.” Continue reading BandPay Receives $2M Investment to Launch Creator-Oriented Payment Platform

Fast Company Names Dolby One of the World’s Most Innovative Companies in Music for 2020

Dolby has been named in Fast Company’s prestigious annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies in music for its latest innovation – Dolby Atmos Music. The list honors businesses making a profound impact on both industry and culture, showcasing a variety of ways to thrive in today’s fast-changing world.

“We are thrilled to be recognized by Fast Company as one of the world’s most innovative companies in music,” said Todd Pendleton, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Dolby Laboratories. “Dolby Atmos Music is a transformative experience empowering creativity and self-expression in a whole new way, redefining how music is created and enjoyed.” Continue reading Fast Company Names Dolby One of the World’s Most Innovative Companies in Music for 2020

Bandsintown’s Big Break Spotlights Emerging Artists Gaining Momentum with Live Music Fans

Bandsintown, the leading live music discovery platform, is on a mission to help artists grow their career. Just in time for SXSW, Bandsintown is announcing a new round of six Big Break artists, five of whom will perform at an official SXSW showcase, along with Jay Wile, a 2019 program alum. Continue reading Bandsintown’s Big Break Spotlights Emerging Artists Gaining Momentum with Live Music Fans

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