Is Hi-Def Audio Ready to Re-Invent Music (Again?); UFC’s Music App & the Future of Subscription Streaming; Musimap Nabs Quincy Jones Investment
Is high definition audio ready to re-invent music (again?) — medium.com
According to a growing community of audiophiles, we are all being short-changed by the current wave of digital music.
Does UFC’s new music app hint at the future of subscription streaming? — www.musicbusinessworldwide.com
Tuned Global says the world of branded music apps, serving niche audiences, could be a key growth driver for the industry in the years ahead.
Quincy Jones Makes Strategic Investment In AI Startup Musimap — platformandstream.wordpress.com
Musimap captured Jones’ imagination after testing its psycho-emotional profiling engine, MusiMe, which builds emotional profiles for listeners, detailing mood, feelings and values based on their listening history.
Spotify Inks Podcast First-Look Deal With Scooter Braun’s Ithaca, Kicking Off With Graham Bunn Country Music Series — variety.com
Spotify and Scooter Braun’s Ithaca Holdings announced a podcast development deal, launching with a Graham Bunn-hosted country music series.
The Kid LAROI Tunes up For Spotify’s RADAR Program — www.billboard.com
The Kid LAROI is Spotify’s third U.S. RADAR artist, the streamer’s spotlight program for emerging acts.
Calvin Harris Celebrates His First Two Billion-Play Songs On Spotify — www.youredm.com
Calvin Harris joins the billion play club on Spotify with not one, but two of his songs: “One Kiss” with Dua Lipa and “This Is What You Came For” with
A Look at Eddie Van Halen’s Legacy on Music Technology — innotechtoday.com
As the namesake for the electrifying band Van Halen, Eddie was more than a musician. He was a moment — one that defined and defied genres.
Amazon Music Launches Breakthrough Live, a New Live Stream Series — www.gratefulweb.com
ach artist featured on Breakthrough Live will also have their music spotlighted on their genre’s Breakthrough playlist.
All Right! Matthew McConaughey Drops the Soundtrack of His Life on Spotify — www.billboard.com
Matthew McConaughey dropped a Spotify show that’s basically the soundtrack of his life.
Digital music veteran David Sayer joins Songtradr’s Australian team — themusicnetwork.com
Songtradr, one of the world’s largest independent B2B music licensing marketplaces, has hired David Sayer as its new director of premium music in Australia.
Bob Moses Announces Exclusive Live Stream Partnership with Twitch — music.mxdwn.com
Bob Moses, the electronic duo composed of Tom Howie and Jimmy Vallance, have announced a new exclusive streaming partnership with Twitch.
Spotify changes API terms to allow playlist exporting — musically.com
Spotify has changed the terms of service for its developers API, following criticism of its block on services that help people export their playlists.
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