You’ve read the stats: music download sales are in a free-fall as acceptance of music streaming continues to grow. If you’re in the dance music industry, you might feel some immunity as DJs are your primary customers.
The 20 hottest music tech startups of 2018 (according to Midemlab) — musically.com
Midemlab has become one of the most well-established features of the annual Midem conference in Cannes, providing a forum for music/tech startups to pitch their wares to an industry audience.
A YouTube Music refresh is slowly rolling out to some users — www.theverge.com
A Reddit user has posted images of a redesigned version of the YouTube Music app, which YouTube has since confirmed is real to The Verge.
NetEase Cloud Music is teaming up with B2 Music to distribute Billboard, VIBE and SPIN series in China.
Job listings have indicated that candidates would work from the company’s “Dubai office”
Will Music Modernization Copyright Bills Extend Copyright Term Up To 144 Years? — abovethelaw.com
Let’s hope that the Senate figures out how crazy it would be to add to the mess of copyright term and fix the bill.
Automakers could get a huge boost from selling subscription services through their in-car infotainment systems, like Tesla’s 17-inch screen.
Industry Insider: ForTunes Co-Founder, CEO Florian Richling On Aggregating & Using Artist Data Smarter — www.magneticmag.com
Having all of your data in one place can be a huge timesaver and incredibly convenient for busy musicians.
Soundeon continues to gain momentum and establish its position at the forefront of blockchain innovation as Soundeon inventors have filed a nonprovisional utility patent with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for the Creative Smart Contract technology underlying the platform.
In its first earnings report as a public company on Wednesday, Spotify said its programmatic revenue was up 94% year over year. It didn’t give a figure, however.