Issue #217: Amazon Music Rolling Out Activities For Alexa Users; Sirius XM To Broadcast Phish Baker’s Dozen Finale Live From The Garden

Amazon Music Rolling Out Activities For Alexa Users
Amazon Music Rolling Out Activities For Alexa Userswww.billboard.com
Amazon Music today announced it is officially rolling out “activities” via Alexa, it’s smart speaker system which will be made exclusively available to the service’s Prime Music and Amazon Music Unlimited listeners.

Inside the Music Publishing World's Epic Struggle to Build a Single Song Database
Inside the Music Publishing World's Epic Struggle to Build a Single Song Databasewww.billboard.com
When ASCAP and BMI announced July 26 that they had been working together for almost two years on a joint database for the more than 20 million songs they represent combined, they had thought that all sectors of the music industry would welcome the news.

DJ Jonas Blue: Streaming stats have become more important than chart-toppers
DJ Jonas Blue: Streaming stats have become more important than chart-toppers www.irishexaminer.com

British DJ Jonas Blue said streaming statistics have become more important than chart number ones for musicians as he described how modern technology has reshaped the music industry.

Sirius XM Jam On To Broadcast Phish Baker's Dozen Finale Live From The Garden
Sirius XM Jam On To Broadcast Phish Baker's Dozen Finale Live From The Gardenwww.jambase.com
Listen to Sunday’s Phish Baker’s Dozen finale live from New York City on SiriusXM’s Jam On channel.

Weav, from the Founder of Google Maps, Puts Users in Sync with Their Songs with Its 'Adaptive Music' Technology
Weav, from the Founder of Google Maps, Puts Users in Sync with Their Songs with Its 'Adaptive Music' Technologywww.pastemagazine.com
The company has developed a new music engine that allows artists to manipulate their song and adjust the tempo based on what the listener is doing.

Metallica, LeBron James, Alicia Keys, Miley Cyrus & More Star in New 'Carpool Karaoke' Trailer
Metallica, LeBron James, Alicia Keys, Miley Cyrus & More Star in New 'Carpool Karaoke' Trailerwww.billboard.com
So many stars in this teaser they barely fit in the car. Noah Cyrus, Will Smith, Metallica, Alicia Keys, Shaquille O’Neal, Seth MacFarlane, Blake Shelton, “Game of Thrones” stars Maisie Williams and Sophie Turner are among the big names.

A Hi-Res Digital Music Player For Just 10% Of The Price Of Big Brand Players
A Hi-Res Digital Music Player For Just 10% Of The Price Of Big Brand Playerswww.forbes.com
This superbly built little music player is certified to play Hi-Res music formats and it offers exceptional value for money. Well worth a listen and an affordable way to dip your toe into the world of Hi-Res music.

 Programmatic radio: Are you ready for it?
Programmatic radio: Are you ready for it?www.marketing-interactive.com
What are the benefits behind programmatic radio?

Amanda Cerny Named Head of LiveXLive’s New Digital Talent Division
Amanda Cerny Named Head of LiveXLive’s New Digital Talent Divisionvariety.com
LiveXLive Media is launching a new digital talent division led by internet celeb Amanda Cerny, looking to amass an army of social followers to promote its music-streaming platform.

Asian live-streaming service M17 raises $40M for expansion
Asian live-streaming service M17 raises $40M for expansiontechcrunch.com
Asian streaming company M17 Entertainment, which recently merged with Singapore-based dating startup Paktor, has closed a $40 million Series A round. This..

5 good reasons to pay for Spotify
5 good reasons to pay for Spotifywww.cnet.com
Other than removing ads.