musicweek.com Warner Bros. Records partners with Shazam for Linkin Park premiere musicweek.com Warner Bros. Records will premiere Linkin Park's new single on music discovery platform Shazam ahead of a full release.
BandPage, the platform more than 500,000 musicians use as a central online profile to reach, engage and monetize millions of fans, has teamed up with LyricFind, the leading provider of licensed lyrics to sites serving more than 5 billion lyric...
"Today Beats Music is excited to announce a deal to acquire Topspin to help us achieve this unique vision. The acquisition brings a team of talented people who have spent years working on building and fine-tuning the artist-to-fan connection into the Beats Music experience. Topspin + Beats Music combines music discovery and direct relationships between artists and fans in a revolutionary way"
Pour sa 1ère participation, la French Tech arrive en force au SxSW 2014 ! #FrenchTechSXSW
Evènement mondial de référence pour les industries créatives et numériques, South by Southwest (SxSW) est devenu l’un des rendez-vous incontournable des créateurs de start-up. Atypique et décalé, SxSW réunit chaque année à Austin (Texas) blogueurs, entrepreneurs, investisseurs, journalistes et créateurs numériques du monde entier. Initialement conçu comme
Le plus grand festival de musique des Etats-Unis associé à un festival de cinéma indépendant, il est devenu depuis presque 10 ans, avec SxSW Interactive, un évènement incontournable de l’innovation numérique.
Cette année pour la première fois, la France fait une entrée remarquée au SxSW sous la bannière de la French Tech à travers deux lieux emblématiques, le French Tech Club et le French Tech Pavillon.
Two examples of streaming DJs have come my way of late. You may well have heard of the Pacemaker iPad app that connects to Spotify to stream songs for dj'ing. It's gotten quite a bit of well-deserved attention.
Hip Hop, along with most modern music, relies heavily on the work of others. Whether its a subconscious influence or a directly sampled snippet, music is a collaborative art. That's true even when the parties involved have never met each other.
He signed the Doors and counts 'chief technologist' among his many titles over a 60-plus year career. Jac Holzman talks to CNET about using tech to revive rock's past and what is in music's future. Read this article by Joan E.
AppAdvice Shazam Revamps iPhone App In Hope Of Increasing Engagement TechCrunch Shazam's iPhone app is getting an overhaul, starting with a release that puts a larger focus on TV results, music videos and lyrics, the company is announcing today.
Nagual sounds, Weezic ou encore Cubic, vous ne les connaissez pas encore, et pourtant, elles sont en train de dessiner les contours de l'industrie musicale de demain. Depuis quelques années déjà, le Midem est aussi le rendez-vous de l'innovation.
Spotify’s acquisition of music data and recommendation company the Echo Nest is a clear statement from a pre-IPO Spotify to the market that it takes the challenge of the Tyranny of Choice seriously. In doing so it has established ideological fault lines between it and rival Beats Music. While Beats has put its faith in human curation Spotify has bet big on algorithms. It’s men against machines. But the most important implication is neither this nor even the fact that Spotify now powers the discovery tools of many of its competitors, but instead the shockwaves that Spotify could send throughout the entire tech start up ecosystem if its screws up how it deals with the Echo Nest’s API. This is the first major text case for the Age of the API.
Metadata is one of the fundamental basics of music publishing, but it turns out, a lot of artists either don’t know what exactly it is, or don’t understand why it’s important. I mean, it’s at least a little understandable – you expect your music to speak for itself, and tending to seemingly minor digital details is boring. But the significance of this topic comes back to a bigger reality that artists have to get onboard with: Thinking about the professional viability of your music as a product is just as important as crafting it creatively. It’s one thing to create awesome music, but once you have, there are a million other concerns you must tend to in order for the music to reach an audience and make you money.
On its quest to become the Switzerland of online music, Bop.fm adds Beats support GigaOM But Bop.fm seems to be capable of walking a fine line in making its service both non-threatening to the services it uses and useful to the music lovers it...
Apple has announced CarPlay, an in-car infotainment system that lets you connect your iOS device with your car. The new system — actually a rebranding of Apple's "iOS in the Car" — will be shown at the Geneva Motor Show, held from Mar.
Warner Music Group and Shazam have formed a strategic alliance to discover new acts and sign them to a Shazam branded label. The Shazam label imprint will identify unsigned artists by combining traditional A&R with with the music ID app's massive fan activity data. The partnership will also market existing WMG artists. Shazam has proven to be one of the few music apps that drive significant music purchases. During the 2014 Grammys, Shazam messaged 10 million app users to tune in for exclusive content. Those users Shazamed the awards show more than 1 million times, with 54,000 purchasing music...
Twitter wants to help the music industry unearth the next Katy Perry, whose career trajectory is matched by the rocketing number of her Twitter followers.
To that end, the Silicon Valley micro-blogging service is pairing up with Lyor Cohen's latest venture, 300 Entertainment. In the announcement, made at this year's Midem music conference in France, the two companies talked about developing "tools" to help music industry scouts sniff out new artists and detect trends early.
By Eliot Van Buskirk of Evolver.fm. Before each year’s SXSW, experts from various fields anoints a new generation of SXSW Accelerator winners out of a pool of finalists chosen from the crop of startups looking to make a big impression to the music...