Issue 674: Dolby, Universal Music Deliver New Music Experience; 3 Ways Blockchain Can Help the Music Industry; JOOX Hosts ‘Yo! MTV Raps’ in Asia

Dolby's Atmos brings movie theater sound to streaming music
Dolby's Atmos brings movie theater sound to streaming musicwww.usatoday.com
Dolby’s high-end audio is popular with movies and TV shows. The company looks to bring it to streaming and re-imagine classic and new recordings.

'Yo! MTV Raps' to Launch Show In Asia, Hosted by JOOX Streaming Platform
'Yo! MTV Raps' to Launch Show In Asia, Hosted by JOOX Streaming Platformwww.billboard.com
Asian rap fans can look forward to a revival of “Yo! MTV Raps” hosted by JOOX, one of the biggest music-streaming platforms in Southeast Asia.

3 Ways Blockchain Can Help the Music Industry
3 Ways Blockchain Can Help the Music Industrymedium.com
Artists perform your favourite tunes every minute, of every hour, of every day on many different platforms. But have easy-access music streaming platforms fragmented the industry? Twenty years ago…

Spotify Australia & New Zealand gets new Managing Director, Karen Lawson
Spotify Australia & New Zealand gets new Managing Director, Karen Lawsontheindustryobserver.thebrag.com
The former chief of start-up accelerator Slingshot, Karen Lawson, has taken a seat in the big green chair as Managing Director of Spotify Australia &

JioSaavn announces integration with Instagram, Facebook
JioSaavn announces integration with Instagram, Facebookwww.digit.in
Under the integration, JioSaavn users can now share songs, playlists or podcasts to Instagram and Facebook Stories directly from the app.

Lady Gaga to Perform at New York’s Apollo Theater for SiriusXM
Lady Gaga to Perform at New York’s Apollo Theater for SiriusXMvariety.com
Lady Gaga will perform next month at New York’s Apollo Theater for a special invitation-only concert for SiriusXM.

Record Labels' Global Investment in A&R and Marketing Hit $5.8B in 2017, IFPI Report Finds
Record Labels' Global Investment in A&R and Marketing Hit $5.8B in 2017, IFPI Report Findswww.billboard.com

Record labels invested $5.8 billion in A&R and marketing worldwide in 2017, a new report released by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry finds.

Sony Music’s Jose Abreu talks superfans, artists and content
Sony Music’s Jose Abreu talks superfans, artists and contentmusically.com
An artist’s keenest fans are their lifeblood in the modern music industry: the people who won’t just stream music casually.

Vevo's Greg Duffy explains how artists can ‘growth hack the music video’
Vevo's Greg Duffy explains how artists can ‘growth hack the music video’musically.com
‘Growth hacking’ is very much a Silicon Valley phrase: a term used to cover tactics used by startups when they’re trying to build a big audience very fast.

5 Best Headphones For Music Of 2019
5 Best Headphones For Music Of 2019www.forbes.com
We’ve tested and reviewed 270 headphones and here are our top 5 headphones for music to buy in 2019.

Debut of music station summit zeroes in on challenges posed by copyright law
Debut of music station summit zeroes in on challenges posed by copyright lawcurrent.org
The first-ever Public Radio Music Summit gave station leaders a rare chance to discuss common concerns.

How to add Apple Music rich presence to Discord
How to add Apple Music rich presence to Discordwww.windowscentral.com
Apple Music isn’t integrated with Discord the way Spotify is, but that doesn’t mean you can’t share the banging tunes you’re listening to with your online buddies. Here’s how to do it.

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Jeff loves music. He also loves band t-shirts, which has become something of an obsession. There's a vintage Roxy Music t-shirt on eBay for $299 he is absolutely going to get when he starts making the big bucks.