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A World Beyond Spotify; A Good Time for Artists to Raid the Vaults; Beatchain Announces Fan Builder, Automated Ad-Buying Feature for Artists

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Beyond the Algorithm: Zola Jesus and Holly Herndon Imagine a World Beyond Spotifywww.spin.com

Zola Jesus and Holly Herndon respond to Spotify CEO’s comments on creativity and engagement.

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Beatchain Announces Fan Builder, Automated Ad-Buying Feature for Artistsplatformandstream.wordpress.com

Using industry-leading technology and machine learning, Beatchain is launching its newest tool for artists and music marketers of all levels — Fan Builder.

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How Apple Bundles Are A Direct Assault On Spotifywww.forbes.com
Apple will reportedly consolidate its services into new Apple Bundles packages, putting pressure on indie streaming services like Spotify.

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Spotify’s Daily Sports playlist combines music and podcastswww.engadget.com
Daily Sports playlists will feature a mix of music and podcasts.

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Beck teams up with Nasa for an AI-powered visual albummusically.com
Beck released his ‘Hyperspace’ album in November 2019, but now it’s getting reimagined as a visual album called ‘Hyperspace: A.I. Exploration’.

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Time For Plan B-Side: Why now is a good time for artists to raid the vaultswww.musicweek.com
We’ve already seen the power of live archive footage during lockdown, but what about the ongoing role of B-side, outtakes, unheard gems and international bonus tracks? Music Week investigates…

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Cowboy Bebop And Other Anime Tracks Hit Spotify And Apple Musiccomicbook.com

Considered to have one of the greatest anime soundtracks within the medium, the series of Cowboy Bebop has hit the music services of Spotify and Apple Music.

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Resonate: Putting Artists First in the Age of Streamingdailyutahchronicle.com

The world of streaming is not a kind one for artists. In the past, consumers have had to purchase entire albums in order to listen to songs.

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New Auto-Tune® Subscription Brings Professional Quality Vocal Production Tools to the Massesfinance.yahoo.com
Antares Audio Technologies, inventors of Auto-Tune® and a global leader in pitch correction and vocal effects, introduces Auto-Tune Unlimited, a first-of-its-kind, professional vocal production suite available exclusively through subscription.

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Spotify offers 78m Russians 6 months of free Premium, via partnership with telco MTSwww.musicbusinessworldwide.com

Telco had 78.5m subscribers at the end of Q1 2020.

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Executive Tones Down Music at Spotifywww.marketscreener.com

Chief content officer has helped position company as major player in podcasting.

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Apple Music names Holly Humberstone as new Up Next artistwww.musicweek.com

The East-Midlands singer joins a roster that has previously spotlighted Billie Eilish and Khalid.

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Boku adds eWallet Payments in Indonesia for its Global Music Streaming Partnerwww.directorstalkinterviews.com

Boku, a leading global mobile payment and mobile identity company, has announced the introduction of eWallet payments in Indonesia for one of its global music streaming partners.

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