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iTunes is Dead, So are Your Future DJ Playlists; Would You Invest Your $$ Into Your Favorite Artist’s Music?


iTunes is dead and so are your future DJ

Latest beta version of OS 10.15 Catalina shows no communication between new Music app and DJ software.

Would You Invest Your Own Money into Your Favorite Artist’s Music?

Why a fan-fueled “equity crowdfunding” model may be ready to explode.

Apple Music Launches Web App For Desktop
Apple Music has launched a web app that is accessible through any desktop browser, finally bringing the streaming service to the world’s largest platform.

Netflix’s new singing show Rhythm + Flow updates an old
The singing competition is one of reality TV’s longest-running shticks. You will be the judge on whether it works for streaming audiences.

‘Make It Up As We Go’: iHeartPodcast Network To Launch Country Musical
While films like Bohemian Rhapsody and A Star Is Born offer a glimpse into the songwriting process, upcoming country musical podcast Make It Up As We Go will take listeners inside the writers’ rooms of Nashville to share the evolution of each song’s creation.

Clio Unveils the 2019 Clio Awards and Clio Music

Grand honorees to be revealed at Sept. 25 show.

Music launches on Facebook and Instagram across 15 countries in Latin America

Additional countries are Colombia, Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, Venezuela, Guatemala, Uruguay, Paraguay, Honduras, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Dominican Republic, Panama and Nicaragua.

Music Tech Firm DBTH Capital Raises $
DBTH Capital Ventures, a new firm focused on investments in music rights technology, has raised €35 million ($38.6 million) in an initial funding round.

Russian startup Fluent launches its adaptive-music

“Spotify plays static files. AI generates bland, soulless sound. Say hi to immersive music.”

Warner Music Group talks startups, technology and

WMG has a multi-faceted approach to its engagement with music startups.

Streaming music services create crowded field for hopeful
Singer songwriter Leon Majcen perfects his craft so he can have a lucrative recording career but he’s not taking a traditional path.

This Spotify Plug-In Tells You Just How Obscure Your Music Taste Really
Whether you’re someone who dives deep into ambient sounds or sticks to the top 40, Obscurify lets you know how obscure your listening really is.

How music has made auditory surveillance
The history of auditory surveillance is intertwined with one of our greatest sources of pleasure and entertainment.

Sony and Avex tune in to China’s music-streaming

Eager to promote J-pop and anime songs in the huge Chinese market, Japanese record labels Sony Music and Avex have formed partnerships with local music-streaming players.

Audio Network Partners with Musiio to Harness the Power of Artificial

Audio Network Limited continues its focus on technology by partnering with Musiio to explore the power of AI to improve customer service and delivery.

The Friday Featured Playlist

Electronic Ears Vol.

Fenner Pearson’s bottled history of electronic music in one playlist, featuring Kraftwerk, Tangerine Dream, Jean-Michel Jarre, Donna Summer, Bowie, Japan, Duran Duran, Depeche Mode. And Karlheinze Stockhausen! Click to listen!

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