Instagram vs. SoundCloud; Daniel Ek Talks ‘Explosion’ in Home Listening; LiveXLive Buying PodcastOne
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Instagram vs SoundCloud: the battle for the center of music culture — www.musicxtechxfuture.com
What SoundCloud can do to win back lost ground from its most important competitor: Instagram. What is SoundCloud, actually? Coming out of the MySpace era,
Spotify’s Daniel Ek Talks ‘Explosion’ in Home Listening, Opportunities to Convert Radio Listeners During Lockdown — variety.com
Spotify’s Daniel Ek talked about the changes in audience behavior — and opportunities — presented to the company by the coronavirus lockdown.
LiveXLive Is Buying PodcastOne in All-Stock Deal Worth $18 Million — variety.com
LiveXLive is diversifying its business with the acquisition of PodcastOne in an all-stock deal valued at $18 million.
HONOR x Beatport Present A #MusicInWorldOut Virtual House Party — www.beatportal.com
Beatport is teaming up with the trendsetting tech brand HONOR for a virtual house party livestream to celebrate the new HONOR Magic Earbuds.
Why Nigeria has ‘massive’ potential for music streaming — musically.com
Recorded music revenue in Nigeria will increase at a compound annual growth rate of 5.6% over the next five years to reach $40m in 2023, according to PwC
“It was like a reality check,” Steven Winnett says. “I’m not alone, I’m not the only one home in quarantine — everyone is — but we’re making the best of it right now”
Nielsen has launched Gracenote Audio On Demand, a standardized and enriched dataset enabling powerful navigation, search and discovery of more than 37 million podcast episodes across all digital entertainment platforms.
SiriusXM and Calm, the leading meditation and mindfulness app, announced the launch of The Calm Channel, a new channel featuring soothing music, tranquil soundscapes and mindfulness meditations.
Courier Club, a Philadelphia based band, has founded a virtual music festival that concert goers will be able to attend while social distancing.
The new Sonos Arc is the company’s first soundbar that supports immersive Dolby Atmos surround sound.
Opera Philadelphia is has launched Digital Festival O, a season of innovative opera, featuring five recent productions.
Pay-TV provider Foxtel has axed its home-grown music channels in favour of a new partnership with ViacomCBS, TMN can reveal.
Since lockdown, some music streaming services have been reporting a drop in consumption on their platform. Huh?
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