DotBlockchain Signs Partnership With Exactuals In Effort to Clear Up Music's Data Problem — www.billboard.com
DotBlockchain has signed a partnership with payments and metadata company Exactuals in order to verify the metadata that it intends to input onto its database, aiming to begin with the most accurate accounting of rights ownership it can muster ahead of a forthcoming launch.
This Menswear Startup Will Recommend You Clothes Based on Spotify Data — www.racked.com
Eison Triple Threads believes Drake fans will want to dress like Drake
SiriusXM Extends Dave Matthews Band Radio Channel & Adds More Live Broadcasts — www.jambase.com
Dave Matthews Band Radio will now air on SiriusXM through Labor Day Weekend with two live broadcasts added to the schedule.
iHeart's Your Weekly Mixtape no clone of Spotify Discover Weekly (really) — www.cnet.com
This one’s for people with regular-radio tastes.
Music download store eMusic is late paying at least one independent distributor, according to an internal email obtained by Hypebot. The troubles come just as the indie digital retailer launches an ambitious music blockchain project.
How to Get on a Playlist: The 8 Step Guide to Doing It Yourself — blog.landr.com
Knowing how to get on a playlist is key. This 8 step guide will help you build for a successful music promotion strategy.
Are Record Labels Facing an A&R Crisis? — musicindustryblog.wordpress.com
A succession of conversations with record labels over the last couple of months has made me start to ponder whether we are approaching a tipping point in streaming era A&R. At the heart of the conversations is whether the growing role of playlists and the increased use of streaming analytics is making label A&R strategy…
Although Spotify has grown into a juggernaut with offices around the globe, Stockholm will always bear special significance for the company.
Vivendi to Sell Up to Half of Universal Music Group — variety.com
Vivendi is planning to sell up to 50% of Universal Music Group, whose artists include Lady Gaga and Drake.