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Does Music Streaming Need Its Own Disney+?; Adds Beyoncé to Crypto Music Service

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Why Music Streaming Could Really Do with a

The music and video streaming markets have long been best understood by their differences rather than similarities, but the flurry of video subscription announcements in recent months have upped the ante even further.

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Crypto in love: Beyoncé’s dad signs his label up for the crypto music service, bringing along the R&B icon, Solange, Chaka Khan, and more.

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SoundCloud’s Repost Network launches mobile app for iOS &
App allows users to distribute music to Spotify, Apple Music, TikTok and other music services


Radio Airplay: How to Get Your Songs Played on the

Radio has undoubtedly fallen a bit out of favor with the rise of glitzy, modern streaming services that seemingly make the listening experience much richer and, well, cooler.


What’s better than Spotify? These radio services all raise their
SiriusXM, Hybrid Radio and DTS Connected Radio all strike back at streaming.

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LyricFind inks eBay deal for its lyrics-based
LyricMerch is getting an interesting distribution partner: eBay, which will be a new shop-window for LyricMerch, as well as a place for “targeted merchandise campaigns”.

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Amazon Music and enhanced Alexa voice control coming to select Yamaha audio
Soon, you’ll be able to ask Alexa to stream tunes on compatible Yamaha wireless speakers, AV receivers, soundbars, and more.


Jay-Z’s legendary ‘Fade to Black’ documentary is finally
The 2004 concert film documenting Jay-Z’s retirement has made its way to TIDAL.


SiriusXM & Pandora Bringing El Pulso To Los Angeles In

Pandora and SiriusXM announced that they are bringing a live Latin music event back to Los Angeles in December.

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Jean-Michel Jarre launches EōN — an ‘infinite music app’
Musician Jean-Michel Jarre is launching an “infinite music app” called EōN, which uses an algorithm to turn music he recorded into an endless stream.

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Jim Cramer: Spotify has ‘no bear case’ after ‘game changer’
“When you drill down, it is clear that Spotify is firing on all cylinders. There is no bear case that I can find now,” “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer says.

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Streaming fuels growth in the songs business, though digital still only a fifth of collecting society

The streaming boom is fuelling growth in the songs business as well as the record industry according to the latest stats pack from CISAC, the global grouping of song right collecting societies.


This open-source AI tool quickly isolates the vocals in any
Isolating the vocals from songs can be a tricky and time consuming task. A new open-source AI tool named Spleeter built by music streaming company Deezer makes the task much quicker and faster.

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MkX — ‘right place, at the right time’

The new single/video from independent music artist MkX is a groovy blend of pop and R&B. A popular fixture on the touring scene, sharing the stage with artists like Ariana Grande, the talented MkX has built a loyal fan base worldwide. MkX is already the #5 most active independent pop artist in radio rotation in the U.S.

‘right place, at the right time’ is a perfect track to kick-off the weekend! Click to see the new video!

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