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Adaptr Debut Transforms Music Licensing for Developers, Startups; An Apple iPod Touch Comeback? SoundCloud Has New Artist Talk Series on Clubhouse

Adaptr Debut Transforms Music Licensing for Developers,

Adaptr’s click-through licensing platform is now open to all startups looking to add popular music to their product.

Deezer launches Originals album of ’80s covers featuring Wolf Alice, Holly Humberstone and Laura
Deezer has released InVersions ’80s, a brand new Originals album in which alternative artists take on ’80s classics in their own style.

SoundCloud launches weekly artist talk series on

The weekly artist event series kicks off on Clubhouse on May 26 and will be hosted by DJ, producer, and former MTV host Jasmine Solano, who will be joined First on SoundCloud 2021 artists including Charmaine, Ela Minus, Kid Quill, Lourdiz, Otis Kane, Payday, Sofia Mills, and SoFaygo.

Apple’s iPod Touch rumoured to be making a comeback in
Rumours circulating online have suggested that the iPod Touch could be making a comeback, and possibly by the end of the year.

Will 5G and Web 3.0 Usher in a New Copyright Crisis for the Music Industry?
In a guest column, Three Six Zero’s Mark Gillespie asks: will 5G and web 3.0 usher in a new copyright crisis for the music industry?

Black Eyed Peas Are ‘So Ready To Jump On Stage’ & Go Wild With Upcoming Streaming
The Black Eyed Peas dish on their upcoming streaming concert and more.

Beleaguered Australian streaming service Guvera files patent infringement lawsuit against

Despite ceasing operations as a streaming platform in 2017, Guvera continues to exist in a limited capacity

Repost Inks A&R Partnerships with Linda Perry, Nappy Boy Entertainment, CAD Management, and
Custom partnerships with leading artist management companies to provide industry-leading services for independent artists to grow on their own terms

The Psychology of
For years, researchers have studied how sound works with the human brain. This post examines the profound effects music has on our psychology and emotions.

Hitting the right note as AI streamlines the business of music production and
AI and music distribution.

Spotify’s Quickly Following in Netflix’s
Spotify’s latest podcast deal echoes a strategy Netflix used last decade.

Have You Ever Experienced Audio System Withdrawal?

Paul Wilson looks at audio system withdrawal.

Spotify for Wear OS will soon be able to download
Spotify has shared that their Wear OS app is getting enhanced with the ability to download music and podcasts to your smartwatch.

Live Nation says concert venue bookings rebounding as artists book events into next
Demand for concert venue bookings is higher for 2022 than it was in 2019, Live Nation Entertainment’s president said.

Hip-hop music creation app Rap Fame reaches 10m
Startup Rap Tech Studios has reached a new milestone for its Rap Fame app: more than 10m downloads across Apple and Google’s app stores.


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