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Spotify acquires The Echo Nest

Spotify acquires The Echo Nest | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
As part of a move to boost its discovery features, Spotify has acquired The Echo Nest. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
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Universal Music Group Buys Eagle Rock Entertainment

Universal Music Group Buys Eagle Rock Entertainment | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
Universal Music Group has acquired Eagle Rock Entertainment, the company started by Terry Shand that specializes in music video programming for tel
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Billboard and Twitter Partner To Create ‘Billboard Twitter Real-Time Charts’ #midem

Billboard and Twitter Partner To Create ‘Billboard Twitter Real-Time Charts’ #midem | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
New charts will be the first to use Twitter data to identify the top and emerging tracks and artists of the moment Billboard and soci
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OpenAura Opens Free Artist Info API, 8tracks First To Sign On - hypebot

OpenAura, a new platform that aggregates and syndicates authentic artist identity, has launched its first API in public beta. Developers can now integrate this free catalog of artist images and information into their music apps, services and sites. Net radio network 8tracks is the first to sign on. In addition to the free Artist Info API, OpenAura also offers a premium version that provides access to a full set of images, information and social content that the platform aggregates via a single, uniform API interface. Artists can sign up to OpenAura for free to claim and curate their Aura, which...
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Sugar Bear Trio's curator insight, March 27, 5:45 AM

This is a great tool

for the music biz. #api

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Screenburn raises $500k to help sell films and music on Facebook

Screenburn raises $500k to help sell films and music on Facebook | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
British startup has already worked with Paul McCartney and the Rolling Stones on video-on-demand films. By Stuart Dredge
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Marc Geiger Invests in Audiam (Exclusive)

Marc Geiger Invests in Audiam (Exclusive) | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
Marc Geiger, the head of music for William Morris Endeavor who co-founded Lollapalooza and was an early proponent of digital streaming, has persona
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Rdio ditches music recommendation service after Spotify acquisition

Rdio ditches music recommendation service after Spotify acquisition | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
Rdio plans to stop using The Echo Nest music recommendation service after Spotify, a fierce music streaming competitor, acquired the company last week. Speaking to CNBC, Rdio CEO Anthony Bay says...
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Samsung launches ad-free radio streaming service Milk Music

Samsung launches ad-free radio streaming service Milk Music | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
The service is available exclusively on Galaxy devices for the US
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The Orchard Acquires BalconyTV (Exclusive)

The Orchard Acquires BalconyTV (Exclusive) | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
The Orchard today announced it has acquired BalconyTV, a global music channel featuring artists playing on balconies from across the globe.
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Beats Music Purchasing Topspin

Beats Music Purchasing Topspin | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
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 peo...
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Warner in Deal to Sign Acts Found on Shazam

Warner in Deal to Sign Acts Found on Shazam | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
The agreement will create a label imprint for new artists who are discovered through Shazam, and allow Warner to use Shazam’s data to see what songs are catching on and where.
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Scooter Braun on Relaunching British Knights Sneakers: 'Artists Are the New Athletes' (Exclusive)

Scooter Braun on Relaunching British Knights Sneakers: 'Artists Are the New Athletes' (Exclusive) | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
Music mogul Scooter Braun is reviving sneaker brand British Knights, popularized by its association with hip-hop culture in the late ’80s and early
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Head of Twitter Music on What the Lyor Cohen 300 Deal Really Means (Updated)

Head of Twitter Music on What the Lyor Cohen 300 Deal Really Means (Updated) | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
Updated: This post has been updated to correct a number of inaccuracies in the transcript.
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Fon Launches Gramofon, A Router With Facebook And Spotify Built-In | TechCrunch #midem

Fon Launches Gramofon, A Router With Facebook And Spotify Built-In | TechCrunch #midem | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
Today, crowd-sourced Wifi network operator Fon launches its rumoured new product, the Gramofon. But unusually for a large tech company with healthy revenues,..
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Christopher Coleman's curator insight, April 15, 1:30 PM

The concept has some merit (sounds a little like an audio-only version of Chromecast), but limiting to Facebook login only at launch is a significant deterrent.


Does such a device interest you?

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AIM’s new Start Up Loans initiative could fund tech startups as well as labels

AIM’s new Start Up Loans initiative could fund tech startups as well as labels | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
British indie trade body AIM has announced a new initiative called AIM Start Up Loans, which will provide loans of up to £25k to people
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Billboard and Twitter Partner To Create ‘Billboard Twitter Real-Time Charts’

Billboard and Twitter Partner To Create ‘Billboard Twitter Real-Time Charts’ | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
New charts will be the first to use Twitter data to identify the top and emerging tracks and artists of the moment 
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Twitter #Music Pulled From App Store, Shutting Down April 18

Twitter #Music Pulled From App Store, Shutting Down April 18 | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
In a tweet on Friday (March 21), Twitter announced it was pulling its Twitter #Music app from Apple's App Store and planned to shut it down entirel
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IFPI and RIAA 2013 Music Sales Figures: First Take #midem

The IFPI and RIAA today released their annual music sales numbers.  Though there are positive signs, overall they make for troubling reading  Total sales were down 3.9%.  Based on 2012 numbers the ...
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UK Music Trade Body AMP Calls On Labels To Split Streaming Royalties 50/50

UK Music Trade Body AMP Calls On Labels To Split Streaming Royalties 50/50 | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
Last week, London-based trade body
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What is a music stream? Artists and labels in battle over digital income

What is a music stream? Artists and labels in battle over digital income | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
Helienne Lindvall: Dispute rages over how royalties should be split in the age of Spotify, Google and Apple
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Neil Young To Launch PonoMusic at SXSW on Kickstarter | Evolver.fm

Neil Young To Launch PonoMusic at SXSW on Kickstarter | Evolver.fm | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
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malek's comment, March 10, 6:46 AM
Young is one of my all time favorites, but $400?
Pascale Mousset's comment, March 10, 11:09 AM
Hi Malek ! Nice to hear you ! Young is one of my favorites too and I agrée with you $400 ?!! As it is said in the article it is unclear for the fan ;)
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Gracenote Taps Musicmetric for Fan Sentiment Data

Gracenote Taps Musicmetric for Fan Sentiment Data | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
Gracenote has announced that it's reeling in social analytics data from Musicmetric to its Gracenote Rhythm platform. Gracenote has established itself at t
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Musician Zoe Keating reveals iTunes, Spotify and YouTube payouts for 2013

Musician Zoe Keating reveals iTunes, Spotify and YouTube payouts for 2013 | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
Cellist’s latest publicly-shared numbers reveal 92% of her income still comes from sales rather than streams. By Stuart Dredge
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Christopher Coleman's curator insight, February 25, 11:17 AM

Amazing.  Few, if any, will ever make their living off of streaming music sites ... save the publishers and the streaming sites themselves. Props to Zoe Keating for being so transparent.  It will benefit many ... artists.

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Radiohead launch their own PolyFauna app for iOS and Android

Radiohead launch their own PolyFauna app for iOS and Android | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
‘Your screen is the window into an evolving world,’ promises app billed as an ‘experimental collaboration’ by band. By Stuart Dredge
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De La Soul to Make Entire Catalog Available for Free

De La Soul to Make Entire Catalog Available for Free | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
Pioneering hip-hop group also releasing flood of new music
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