CATEGORY: MUSIC TECH

REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

This week's scroll back through a packed we of music industry news reexamines Swift's conspicuous absence from Spotify, why renowned industry critic Neil Young...



UnitedMasters On Closing The Music Data Chasm: The Inspiration Driving This $70 Million Startup

UnitedMasters launched it artist services platform this week with $70 million in funding from Google and Andreessen Horowitz; and a promise to "free musicians...


Spotify Acquires Online Recording Studio Soundtrap To Help ‘Democratize The Music Ecosystem’

Spotify has acquired fellow Stockholm based startup Soundtrap, a popular web based recording studio. In a post announcing the deal, Spotify said that "Soundtrap's...


FRI. BRIEF: UMG Streaming Revenue +41% • Spotify Doubles UK R&D Hub • Iconic ECM Records To (Finally) Stream • More

FRIDAY 11.17.17 Music Business News From Around The Web Everything in the music industry now exists in service of just two things: streaming and...


Tidal Adds Direct In App Sonos Control

Tidal streaming subscribers can now control their Sonos audio sound system directly from within the TIDAL app. The upgrade follows similar in-app control announcements...


Get 3 Months Of Amazon Music Unlimited For $0.99

Amazon Music Unlimited, the third most popular music service in the U.S. after Spotify and Apple Music, is discounting new subscriptions to 99 cents...


This Post About A Data Savvy D.I.Y. Musician Has Been The Most Read On Hypebot This Year

The posts that garner the most pageviews on Hypebot are usually driven by a viral friendly headline like The MP3 Is Dead, Long Live...


A Special Thanks To Our 56,000 Twitter Followers

Hypebot recently passed 56,000 followers on Twitter, and we just wanted to thank you for helping us hit that milestone! Add in the 32,500...


Project Music Opens Applications For 2018 Startup Accelerator

The Nashville Entrepreneur Center has begun accepting application for its 2018 Project Music Portfolio music industry accelerator program. After running the accelerator for 3...


Monetizing Drake With Cryptocurrency

Vezt, a cryptocurrency music company is the latest entrant seeking to securitize music ownership and has announced its Initial Song Offering program that will...