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What Does it Mean to ‘Fix Streaming’?; Viberate to Tokenize Live Performances; TuneCore Debuts Operations in Southeast Asia

What does it mean to ‘fix streaming’?

Once artists had the rug pulled from under their feet in terms of earnings from live performance, the inefficiencies of this system have come into much sharper focus.

Viberate is the first to tokenize live
Nearly half a million artists on the Viberate platform will soon have the option of creating NFT holding rights to their live performances.

TuneCore launches operations in Southeast Asia, headed up by Cyrus

Platform is now present in 14 countries on 4 continents.

Beatport and Microsoft Partner for a new Livestream and Documentary Series, Game
Beatport has joined forces with Microsoft to create a three-part series of mini-documentaries, featuring Soma Soul, Ed Begley and more.

The Three Kings of the Music Industry Use Streaming to Stay in
Warner Music and other major labels are profiting from a medium they once tried to stop.

Lyric Financial Powers $100 Million of Funding to the Music
Lyric Financial, the company that pioneered royalty-based financing for the global music community, is announcing it has crossed $100 million mark in financing provided to its clients. From automated…

Music Creation App BandLab Matches Established Player GarageBand in New Mobile Downloads
BandLab, the mobile-first music creation and sharing platform, has caught up to GarageBand in mobile downloads, according to data from SensorTower. The app, available for Android and iOS, was…

Clubhouse, Spotify, and the invention of

The hottest thing in tech right now is inventing new ways to talk orally to each other.

Who Is the Songwriters’ Group the Pact, and What Do They Want?
Variety spoke with members of the Pact, a group of top songwriters calling on artists to stop demanding credit for songs they didn’t write.

Music Executives Like Kevin Liles Are Dominating the Music Industry
Kevin Liles of 300 Entertainment is CEO, adviser, therapist, and life coach. It pays.

How many streams does a musician need to buy a guitar pic? Just ask Nathan
Fortunately, Nathan Fleet doesn’t rely on music for the bulk of his income, which comes from film and video editing, as well as music and film instruc…

Spotify ‘Car Thing’ Will Bring Streaming Infotainment to More
The popular audio streaming service intends for the Car Thing to simplify streaming music and podcasts in cars that lack robust infotainment systems.

What Is Hi-Fi Audio, and Should You Pay More for It?
A number of streaming services offer “high-quality” options, from Amazon Music to Spotify’s upcoming tier. Here’s how to demystify them.

Apple unveils podcast subscriptions and a redesigned Apple Podcasts

After years of increased competition from Spotify, Apple today announced its own expansion into podcast subscriptions.


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