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Music Publishing News Roundup: Jay-Z Introduces Tidal, ASCAP Day @Berklee College & More

31jayz-web2-master675Jay-Z relaunches Tidal as subscription only, high-fidelity audio service. ASCAP Foundation backs ASCAP Day at Berklee College of Music on Wednesday, April 8th. 


A new streaming music service by the name of Tidal has been re-launched in the music industry by rapper and  producer Jay Z who recently bought the service for $56 million. Competing with Spotify, Google, and Apple, this service is introduced as a high-fidelity audio service. Unlike many competitors, Tidal provides songwriters songwriter credits within track info and is also a subscription only service.

The ASCAP Foundation plans to support ASCAP Day at Berklee College of Music in Boston on Wednesday, April 8, 2015.  This day will provide Film Scoring and Songwriting students with information on current trends in their fields and an opportunity to meet with ASCAP songwriter, composer, producer, and performer Adam Schlesinger.

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