LiveXLive Launches OTT Streaming App on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV Devices

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LiveXLive announced the launch of its LiveXLive App across Roku, Amazon Fire TV and Apple TV devices, significantly expanding its consumer reach and social interactivity. The App offers live music fans access to some of the world’s leading music festivals and events with multi-day and multi-stage coverage, unique concerts, intimate performances and premium programming. LiveXLive also creates a social music experience for music-lovers around the world to connect with one another through chat, contests and more.

This year, LiveXLive plans to stream more than 27 music festivals and concerts across the globe with over 350 hours of live content as well as unique original programming. LiveXLive’s livestreaming portfolio includes marquee festivals such as Rock in Rio Brazil, Rock in Rio Lisbon, EDC Las Vegas, Hangout Music Festival, Bumbershoot, Country 500, Paleo Festival de Nyon and Rock on the Range, among many others.

VNUE Announces Deal with Radio Operations International

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VNUE announced today that it has signed its first radio monitoring agreement utilizing its patent-pending Soundstr technology, with Radio Operations International. The deal will utilize the tech to provide accurate music play reporting to reduce licensing costs to radio stations, and also to increase transparency to all stakeholders.

VNUE’s Soundstr is an innovative hardware and cloud computing solution that will not only help bars, restaurants and venues to reduce licensing costs, but also radio stations, many of whom pay far more than their fair share for blanket music licenses.

Edge Music Network Announces Partnership Agreement, Launch of ‘Artist Pages’

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Edge Music Network is partnering with MondoTunes, as well as launching EMN’s official “Artist Pages” – designed to deliver a compelling new way for artists and musicians to establish connections with fans, venues and labels.

With modern architecture, deep navigation capabilities, advanced search tools and user-friendly features built from the ground up – EMN’s latest advances enable users to interact, book a band, watch live performances, follow artists on their official social media channels and connect through the platform’s chat capability.

LiveXLive Expands AEG Presents Partnership, Adds Two Festivals to Live Streaming Schedule

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LiveXLive Media has partnered with AEG Presents to add two music festivals to its slate of live music programming – Global Dance Festival and Decadence NYE.

The multiyear agreement, brokered by AEG Global Partnerships, grants LiveXLive the exclusive opportunity to record, film and distribute the festivals’ content. This includes live performances, audio and video on demand (VOD) rights across LiveXLive’s digital platforms, such as Slacker Radio and LiveXLive, its video streaming platform.

Warner Classics and IDAGIO Embark on Streaming Partnership

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Warner Classics has launched a new collaboration with IDAGIO​, in a partnership that will see the specialist classical music streaming service make the entire Warner Classics and Erato catalogue available to its users.

The IDAGIO catalogue, which already comprises over 650,000 tracks, will encompass all new and recent releases from the Warner Classics and Erato labels, as well as the complete catalogue, including recordings originally issued on such iconic labels as EMI Classics and Teldec (now Warner Classics) and Virgin Classics (now Erato).

“Adding the complete Warner Classics catalogue will enable us to continue offering classical music lovers the streaming experience they want and deserve,” Till Janczukowicz, founder and CEO of IDAGIO​, said. “Warner Classics and Erato are labels that, under the inspired leadership of Alain Lanceron, continue to buck the industry trend with their ambition and commitment to visionary A&R. A perfect example is Erato’s recent award-winning recording of Berlioz’s Les Troyens.”

Dubset Forms Strategic Relationship with HFA’s Rumblefish to Unlock Royalties for DJ Mixes, Remixes

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Dubset Media announced today its strategic relationship with HFA’s Rumblefish, the best-in-class music licensing and administration company, that will, for the first time, enable the registration and tracking of mechanical royalties for DJ mixes and remixes. The arrangement enables a turnkey royalty payment system between the music publishers that license DJ mixes and the digital music services that generate royalties for their use of this content through the use of Rumblefish’s infrastructure.

LiveXLive Expands Into Country, Adding Country 500 to Music Festival Livestreaming Lineup

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LiveXLive has partnered with Country 500, a country music festival on the grounds of the world-famous Daytona International Speedway.

The partnership names LiveXLive the festival’s official livestreaming and video-on-demand (VOD) partner. Country 500 takes place Memorial Day weekend, May 25-27, and features some of the top names in country music, including Toby Keith, Chris Stapleton, Dierks Bentley, Sugarland, and more. This is LiveXLive’s first livestream of a country music festival and builds on its livestreaming festival slate, which includes Bumbershoot, Seattle; Rock in Rio, Rio de Janeiro; and Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival, San Francisco; among others.