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Amazon Readying a Hi-Def Music Streaming Service; Napster to Power More Music Streaming Services in Asia

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Amazon is readying a hi-def music streaming
At least one major label has already licensed hew HD service, MBW can reveal


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Napster’s parent company Rhapsody International is making a new push with that strategy in Asia, via a partnership with Vietnamese tech company GNT.


Warner Music UK launches music discovery aid Prolific
Warner Music UK’s Synchronisation team — Liam Klimek, Laura Willoughby & Tim Miles — have launched Colour Cues, a music discovery aid which uses the psychological relationship between colour, mood and music to help clients find the right track for their creative content.

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MuseNet generates original songs in seconds, from Bollywood to Bach (or both)

Have you ever wanted to hear a concerto for piano and harp, in the style of Mozart by way of Katy Perry?

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Sony Music streaming revenues grew 8.2% last quarter, as overall sales hit $

Sony Music’s streaming revenues climbed 8.2% year-on-year in the three months to end of March 2019, as the company’s total recorded music sales reached $946.3m.

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Motown Records to launch music accelerator programs in
Motown Records is gearing up to launch two music programs aimed at arming Detroit artists with the skills, connections and funds to take their careers to the next level.

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Paste Acquires, Free Music & Books Download and Streaming

Today begins a new era of NoiseTrade with its acquisition by Paste.

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Bob Dylan ‘Rolling Thunder Revue: The 1975 Live Recordings’ Box Set & Martin Scorsese Documentary Due In
Bob Dylan’s ‘Rolling Thunder Revue’ tour will be chronicled in a Martin Scorsese-directed documentary and 14-CD box set, which are both due in June.

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Music Execs Discuss Curation & Artist Storytelling at Billboard Latin Music
With streaming being central to the music business for years now regardless of genre, it was naturally a topic of conversation at Billboard Latin Music Week 2019.


Indian streaming service Gaana now has 100m active
Gaana also unveiled a couple of new features: Gaana Video is a vertical-videos format, comparable to Spotify’s, while Gaana Dashboard is an analytics tool for artists.

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Childish Gambino Premieres New Song “Algorythm” With Augmented Reality
Billed as “the world’s first cross-platform, multiplayer AR music experience,” Donald Glover’s app is but the latest innovation for the performer following the Coachella premiere of ‘Guava Island.’

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SoundExchange CEO Michael Huppe Talks Latin Music’s Big Payout & Supporting
Latin music’s U.S. footprint grew bigger than ever in 2018. The payout from that listening surge is enormous.



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