File transfer service WeTransfer has issued a statement following a report by Bloomberg last week that it plans to launch a streaming service in the near future. This is true, it said, though it is not aiming to go head to head with the likes of Spotify and SoundCloud, as was claimed (at least in part by one of the company’s own reps) in the Bloomberg article.
How the YouTube era damaged brands' relationship with the music industry, The music rights landscape is fragmented and complex. Add in the content boom and the stumbling blocks for marketers get worse, writes Richard Kirstein, founding partner of music buying specialist Resilient Music. | Marketing Magazine
Two decades ago, large parts of London's Kings Cross section were dark and dangerous no-go zones, rife with crime, drug dealers and prostitution. Today, the North London district -- near Camden, St. Pancras International railway station and Regent's Park -- is home to one of the capital city's most vibrant developments and is rapidly becoming a mecca for music, tech and creative enterprises, with Universal Music Group the latest company to sign a long-term lease in the area.
After just more than three months Apple Music is already the second-largest subscription music streaming service in the world. Talking at the WSJD Live conference in California Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that the service now counts 6.5m paying users, behind the 20m Spotify now serves, but ahead of the 6.3m of Deezer, though the French service recently revealed that as few at 3m are active, as part of its IPO filing.
Robert Kyncl, YouTube's chief business officer, has confirmed to Billboard that in addition to running YouTube he is now charged with overseeing business development and partnerships at Google Play, the tech company's digital distribution platform that includes the music download store and Google Play Music streaming service.
"The industry has been talking to us about simplifying our relationship with them and we listened, took it to heart and decided that the time is right now to do it," Kyncl, 45, told Billboard. "So we consolidated our partnerships on the music side for Google Play Music and YouTube and I think we'll be able to service our partners whether they're publishers, labels, or artists much better this way through a unified relationship."
During the London Sync Sessions at Metropolis Studios last week, our client SynchAudio hosted both a Sync Songwriter Workshop and Indie Music Supervision panel with VICE's Lindsay-Bea Davis, Songhunters' David Weiss, and Flavorlab's Matt Block. We jotted down the following key pieces of advice for indie musicians and rights holders...
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