Music Tech Startup News: Songbird, StageBloc, Musicplayr, Limited Run, MusicHype, Artist Growth
Music tech startups stay busy all summer long while planning new projects for the fall. StageBloc, Musicplayr and Limited Run have been improving their services with plenty of upgrades. MusicHype launched a white label version of their fan platform. Fall events include artist promotion from Songbird and a concert series from Artist Growth.
Songbird Announces Artist Promotion Program
"This fall, Songbird is looking for seven artists we will work with directly to amplify the connection to new fans! With over 750,000 artist-to-fan connections, Songbird will increase exposure to your music and the content you want to share with your current and future fans."
You've got until September 24th to apply.
StageBloc Spends the Summer Developing
Musicplayr's Been Busy Too
Musicplayr, a free web music player with playlists, has continued to improve their admirably simple music discovery site with useful tweaks. They include profile and playlist redesigns as well as fullscreen video viewing plus other improvements.
MusicHype Launches The Appreciation Engine
The new service is said to turn:
"MusicHype’s analytics platform into a white label platform aimed at brands and companies looking to identify and engage with their biggest brand ambassadors."
CMO Annabel Youens said they launched The Appreciation Engine after fielding interest from "festival organizers and companies in the media and entertainment space" who were impressed by MusicHype's service for musicians.
Limited Run Adds New Currency Support
Artist Growth Biz App Launches Concert Series
Boosting Nashville, the "Celebrate the City" concert series kicks off September 28th featuring Reptar, Rubblebucket, and Cherub. The "monthly event will bring together touring artists and emerging acts alike to revel in music and culture of Nashville."