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Amazon Music, U2 Team Up to Redefine Broadcast Listening with Launch of ‘The U2 Experience’

Amazon Music has announced “The U2 Experience”: a first-of-its-kind broadcast for Amazon Music designed with the voice experience in mind. Launching today (Nov. 29) simultaneously across multiple time zones, “The U2 Experience” is a new type of radio, filled with historical and new exclusive content produced by Amazon Music and available to U2 fans who […]

TIDAL and Sonos Launch “Sound Tracks” Series, Deliver Direct Control

TIDAL, along with leading home sound system, Sonos, today launched “Sound Tracks,” an original interview series filmed in the Sonos Store in New York. Hosted by veteran music journalist, Joe Levy, the series will feature in-depth interviews with famed producers, engineers, A&R execs, managers and more discussing the moment of discovery, when they first heard […]

SOCAN First to Use Cloud-Based Technology for Real-time Electronic Music Royalty Tracking

SOCAN today announced it has partnered with Pioneer DJ Corporation of Japan to become the first music rights organization in North America to use direct metadata extraction technology, KUVO, to identify electronic dance music performances automatically and seamlessly in nightclubs and other electronic music venues. The Pioneer-KUVO device is being provided voluntarily to nightclubs, beginning […]

LiveXLive Media to Acquire Snap Interactive

LiveXLive Media announced today that it has entered into a merger agreement to acquire SNAP Interactive, a leading provider of live video social networking and interactive dating applications. “We are building a unique, highly differentiated destination for music fans globally and are excited to add SNAP’s robust live video expertise and technology, intellectual property and […]

Issue #239: Apple Reaches Music Deal With Warner; Facebook Offers Hundreds of Millions of Dollars for Music Rights

Apple Reaches Music Deal With Warner, Eyes Sony Pact — www.bloomberg.com Apple Inc. has secured a deal for songs from Warner Music Group, the technology giant’s first agreement with a major label since introducing its on-demand music service two years ago, according to people familiar with the matter. Facebook Offers Hundreds of Millions of Dollars […]

Musiconomi, Jaxx Announce Partnership

Musiconomi, the blockchain-based music ecosystem, today announced that Jaxx, the leading multi-asset digital wallet, as its official wallet partner. Following the pre-sale for Musicionomi (MCI) tokens due to commence August 29, 2017 and public crowdsale starting August 31, Jaxx will integrate Musiconomi’s Ethereum-based token into its platform. The integration will let supporters send and receive […]

LiveXLive, Cinedigm Partner for Live Music Events, Original Content

LiveXLive and Cinedigm have partnered in a worldwide distribution agreement that will give music fans across the globe access to LiveXLive’s live and original video programming. Cinedigm will focus on circulating the LiveXLive service worldwide on cable, satellite, skinny bundles, and digital distributors, as well as distribution of LiveXLive’s programming rights into the digital retail […]