CATEGORY: MUSIC TECH

Mixcloud Inks Universal Music Group Direct Licensing Deal

Mixcloud has signed a multi-year direct licensing agreement with Universal Music Group. Under the deal, UMG artists will be compensated for use of their...



Apple Buys Asaii To Improve Apple Music Recommendations

Apple has acquired streaming analytics startup Asaii to bolster Apple Music. First word of the deal came when Asaii founder and CEO Sony Theakanath...


This Week In Music Commentary

This week in music commentary, we heard the industry's reaction to the passage of the Music Modernization Act, how broadcast radio is innovating in...


What Is The Music Modernization Act and What Does Mean For You?

[UPDATED] The Music Modernization Act was signed into law by President Trump today. The multifaceted legislation had widespread industry support as an overdue overhaul...


Spotify is Beating Apple Music and Here Is Why

Of the two major front-runners in the steaming war, Spotify and Apple Music, the former appears to be beating out its competition on several...


$10 Million Later, Former MOG, Beats CEO David Hyman Shutters Music Video AR App Blin.gy

Music video augmented reality app Bling.ly has shut down, after acquisition talks fell through. Originally launched as Chosen by former MOG and Beats CEO...


$10 Million Later, Former MOG, Beats CEO David Hyman Shutters Music Video AR App Blin.gy

Music video augmented reality app Bling.ly has shut down, after acquisition talks fell through. Originally launched as Chosen by former MOG and Beats CEO...


Great Music Sharing Features Available On iPhone, iPad Today with Apple’s iOS 11 Release, But Not If You Use Spotify

Starting Tuesday, iPhone and iPad users will be able to update their devices to iOS 11. It's a major update that adds augmented reality,...


Great Music Sharing Features Available On iPhone, iPad Today with Apple’s iOS 11 Release, But Not If You Use Spotify

Starting Tuesday, iPhone and iPad users will be able to update their devices to iOS 11. It's a major update that adds augmented reality,...


TUE. BRIEF: Music AR App Blin.gy Shutters • Ricall Fire Sale • Beyoncé Vinyl Hacked • More

TUESDAY 9.19.17 Music Business News From Around The Web Canadian punk band Zex gets a boost to thanks to a pressing plant switcheroo. Updated...