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5 Music Tech Startups Join Marathon Artists Labs 2020

Marathon Music Group has named the five music tech startups joining their third tech start-up accelerator program, Marathon Artists Labs.

This year’s startups focus on ‘Music Discovery’ with apps and platforms for talent scouting, A&R and both D2C and D2B exposure.

The Singapore, Berlin, Israel and U.K. companies will be based in Tileyard London’s campus in King’s Cross during the program.

Marathon Artists Labs Class Of 2020

Musiio: An artificial intelligence company for the music industry. Focussed on the B2B space, they have built an AI that can “listen” to music. They’ve supercharged Sync Companies, Labels and Streaming Services by using artificial intelligence to tag, search, curate or playlist their audio. Providing a cost-effective, fast and scalable way to manage audio, either through APIs or custom-built dashboard tools – Musiio makes large catalogues of music infinitely more searchable.

Know What’s Loved: RAD/AR (Robotic Automated Discovery for Artists & Repertoire), brings emerging artist discovery into the digital age. RAD/AR users control their own AI-bots (“Scouts”) that run continuously, teasing-out music trends as they happen, and uncovering high-potential new artists early in their careers using an innovative proprietary combination of advanced metrics and predictive career-trajectory models, driven by millions of data points. Running entirely in a serverless cloud and built by a team with a combined 50 years’ experience working in Digital Music, RAD/AR cuts out the noise and let’s A&R professionals focus on the talent.

MySphera: The matchmaker between content tastemakers and music creators. In an ocean of content streaming channels, discovery is an ever-growing challenge. That’s where MySphera steps in, connecting music to new engaged audiences through the tastemakers they trust – in a data driven, automated and optimised way.

Remixology: Elevating and transforming the art & commerce of professional remixes.  Remixology offers a proprietary platform and suite of tools to streamline the entire remix commissioning process for the global music industry. Music rightsholders can now gain unique insights and recommendations powered by bespoke algorithms and AI to aid the discovery and deal making process for remix collaborations.  This enables smarter terms and more effective results to be achieved with better alignment and transparency for all parties involved.  

Cyanite: A music AI company that provides solutions to find music that feels right. They apply deep learning for music information retrieval to let A&R’s and playlist curators quickly filter through large amounts of music and to enable artists to pitch their music to the right people. 

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