Clubbing TV Launches Livestreaming Platform for DJs; Spotify Tests Snapchat-Like Stories for Playlists; Dummy, Believe Partner for Invite-Only Distribution Company
Spotify tests Snapchat-like stories for playlists — www.theverge.com
Spotify is testing a new Snapchat-style Stories feature alongside several of its playlists. On its Christmas Hits playlist a series of artists share personal anecdotes about the festive period and their songwriting process.
Media platform Dummy teams with Believe on invite-only distribution company — www.musicweek.com
London-based online platform and media brand Dummy has launched a new distribution company, DMY Distribution.
BBC Sounds launches on Freesat — www.digitaltveurope.com
The BBC’s audio platform, BBC Sounds, has launched on Freesat. Freesat, the UK’s free-to-air satellite TV platform, has added the app to its latest range of 4K TV boxes and a growing portfolio of apps.
Spotify adds its new weekly charts to its mobile app — musically.com
Spotify launched some new weekly charts in October this year, with global and US rankings for the top 50 songs and albums, as well as the top 10 debuts.
$1 million in pyro. $750,000 in Covid precautions. Rock’s gods of excess explain how and why they’re throwing the biggest party of the year when the live-music industry has shut down.
The UK parliament is currently running an inquiry into the streaming music economy, having called for evidence from across the music business.
Texas singer Pat Green moves into streaming with ‘Don’t Mess with Texas Music’ — preview.houstonchronicle.com
The country singer gets to talk about the music that makes the Lone Star State great.
Scandi-style: how the Nordic countries do music differently — www.idagio.com
What makes the Nordic countries’ attitude toward classical music different, and can we hear it in their music? Andrew Mellor thinks we can.
The current streaming system threatens the future of music, warns Guy Garvey — www.oxfordmail.co.uk
The musician called for a more equitable model.
Audio Is Turning Up The Volume For Advertisers: Tru Optik’s Wiesenfeld — www.beet.tv
In the last couple of years, most of the noise about digital ad targeting has been made at the intersection of two channels — video and mobile.
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