3 Ways To Dramatically Improve Spotify For Artists

Spotify has become a giant of the music industry, with the platform recently expanding to offer a ‘Spotify for Artists’ feature. While a valuable asset to bands and musicians, there. Continue reading

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BYTA Adds $1.4M For Secure Digital Audio Transfer

Byta, which provides secure digital audio transfer services, has announced a $1.4 million USD seed round led by the Canada Media Fund (CMF). Byta describes itself as “the platform for. Continue reading

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A New Dark Age: Blanket Licenses for Everything Based On MMA [CHRIS CASTLE]

Here Chris Castle breaks down his view of the looming threat of comprehensive blanket licensing based on the Music Modernization Act, what it would mean for music, and who is. Continue reading

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Guide To Unmissable Highlights of the New Logic Pro X 10.5

As many in the music industry may already be aware, Apple recently dropped a new version of Logic Pro X. Here, Sirma Munyar breaks down some of the major highlights. Continue reading

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MON. BRIEF: Live Nation Furloughs 20% • Facebook Acquires Giphy • Hacker Has Dirt On Trump, Music Stars • More

MONDAY 5.18.2020 • Music Business News From Across The Web Updated Continuously Under The More News Tab Above

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ASCAP, BMI, A2IM, Music Biz, RIAA, NMPA, Others Demand Congress Improve Aid Access For Musicians, Industry Workers

Top music and film organizations sent a joint letter to Congress that highlights the many ways that implementation of the CARES Act has fallen short in assisting workers in need. Continue reading

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MidemLab Names 2020 Music Tech Finalists

Midem 202o may have moved online, but the global music industry gathering has still named its Midemlab 2020 finalists. The music tech startups will all be pitching to win during. Continue reading

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Save The Music(ians), Not The Technology!

In this piece, Virginie Berger argues that, rather than more technology, the music industry needs its major players to harness existing tech to create a system that distributes money to. Continue reading

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Patreon Lays Off 30 As It Adds 50,000 New Creators

Patreon has laid off 30 employees or 13% of staff because of economic pressures from the current COVID-19 crisis. Kickstarter is reportedly also considering layoffs as crowdfunding projects on the. Continue reading

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Music Artists Coalition Calls On US Gov’t To Help Music Industry

The Music Artists Coalition has joined the call for the Federal Government to throw a financial lifeline to the music industry as it grapples with the wide-ranging financial impact of. Continue reading

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