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YouTube Launches Audio Ads, Ad-Targetable Music Lineups; Spotify Adds Built-in Podcast Playlist Creation Tool; Caribbean Music the Focus of CariStream

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Spotify adds a built-in podcast playlist creation tool, ‘Your Episodes’techcrunch.com

Spotify today launched a new feature designed to give podcast listeners a new way to organize and save content they want to listen to at a later time or keep their favorite episodes bookmarked for easy access.

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YouTube Launches Audio Ads and Ad-Targetable Music Lineups, Taking Aim at Spotifyvariety.com
YouTube claims to be the world’s biggest jukebox — and now it wants to wring more ad dollars from the platform’s music fans.

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SyncFloor Partners with Symphonic’s Bodega Syncplatformandstream.wordpress.com

SyncFloor is teaming up with Bodega Sync, a division of Symphonic Distribution, and launching a SyncStore™ for their boutique sync service.

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Indigenous Caribbean music streaming platform created for the regionwww.loopjamaica.com

There is a new digital music streaming service in the Caribbean. But unlike the platforms currently available in the region, this one has been created by a Trinidadian.

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More than 21m players have used AI music app Splash on Robloxmusically.com
AI music startup Popgun launched its Splash music-making app on gaming platform Roblox in May, and saw it used by more than one million players.

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Pandora’s Open Beta For Audibility Is About Helping Advertisers Get More Comfortable Spending On Audiowww.adexchanger.com
Pandora has moved into the next phase of audibility testing with an expanded beta involving more advertisers across 50 campaigns.

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EFG London Jazz Festival’s organisers on their Plan B for livestreamswww.musicweek.com
This year’s EFG London Jazz Festival was all set to go ahead with 100 socially distanced gigs in 25 venues — and then the lockdown was announced. Here, the event organisers open about the sudden move to a virtual event…

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PS5 Spotify integration is a neat feature that recognises the way you gamewww.gamesradar.com
Tailoring playlist suggestions to what you’re currently playing is a surprise from the Spotify PS5 app

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AMERICA Announce The Streaming Of Concert Special “America — Live At The London Palladium”www.gratefulweb.com

The iconic multi-platinum-selling group AMERICA are continuing their 50th anniversary celebration by streaming their concert special “America — Live at the London Palladium” for the very first time, beginning November 27.

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Music platform Vevo partners with NetRangewww.digitaltveurope.com

Leading music video platform Vevo has partnered with turnkey smart TV and OTT ecosystem provider NetRange.

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New “soundbeaming” technology claims it can broadcast music to your brain without headphonesboingboing.net

“The brain doesn’t understand what it doesn’t know.”

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The State Of Streaming Music with Garrett Levin Of Digital Media Associationwww.hypebot.com

DiMA’s members — Amazon, Apple Music, Google/YouTube, Pandora, and Spotify — sit at the center of the modern music ecosystem, connecting all facets of the industry.

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