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Tower Records Returns… Online; Primephonic & Classical Music Streaming; Songtradr Acquires Cuesongs; Napster Expands Sonos Partnership

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“Classical Music Is the Collateral Damage of the Streaming Revolution”. One App Is Trying to Fix Thatwww.esquire.com
Meet Thomas Steffens, co-founder of Primephonic and a man on a mission

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Tower Records Is Back — as an Online Music Retailerwww.billboard.com
Tower Records, which closed its U.S. physical locations in 2006 after filing for bankruptcy, has returned as an online store.

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More Than 18,000 Musicians Are Demanding a Penny Per Stream from Spotifywww.vice.com
Damon Krukowski of Galaxie 500 and the Union of Musicians and Allied Workers explains the ‘Justice at Spotify’ campaign.

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Songtradr acquires UK-based sync licensing company Cuesongswww.musicbusinessworldwide.com

Representing over 150 independent labels and publishers, Cuesongs was originally founded by singer-songwriter Peter Gabriel and is known for its custom curated catalog.

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DJ Nelson Launches Online Flowmusic Academywww.billboard.com
Reggaeton icon DJ Nelson launches Flowmusic Academy, an online school.

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Spotify to host ‘Tokyo Super Hits Live 2020’ livestream concertmusically.com
With Amazon Music forging closer links with sister company Twitch, the integration of livestreaming and audio streaming is a trend we’re keeping an eye on.

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Sync Watch: Virgin calls on INXS as it returns to the skiesthemusicnetwork.com

INXS’ 1985 song ‘What You Need’ from Listen Like Thieves is being used by Virgin Australia to try to get Australians excited and inspired about flying with the embattled brand again.

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Napster Expands Partnership with Sonos to Power New Sonos Radio HD Serviceaithority.com
Rhapsody International announced the expansion of its “Powered by Napster” partnership with Sonos. Building popular radio streaming service.

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BluOS makes Neil Young Archives available worldwide via its streaming platformwww.stereonet.co.uk

Neil Young Archives are being integrated into the BluOS wireless audio platform and being made accessible to all, no matter where you are.

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Tidal adds millions of WMG hi-res tracks using MQA technologymusically.com
Tidal is swelling its catalogue of hi-res music, announcing yesterday that “millions” of Warner Music tracks in the MQA format have been added.

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Graham Norton joins Virgin Radiowww.musicweek.com
Wireless has announced that Graham Norton will join Virgin Radio UK to host a flagship weekend show on Saturdays and Sundays.

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Hatsune Miku online concert zooms past its Kickstarter goalmusically.com
Long before Riot Games started creating virtual artists like K/DA and Seraphine, Japanese avatar star Hatsune Miku was playing stadium gigs.

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