Archive for category: music

Digital Entertainment World Announces 2015 DEW Keynotes
/ November 6, 2014 10:39 am
Digital Entertainment World Announces 2015 DEW Keynotes

Digital Media Wire and IDG World Expo today announced that Steve Mosko, President of Sony Pictures Television, Ynon Kreiz, President of Maker Studios, and Eddy Moretti, Chief Creative Officer of VICE Media Worldwide have been named as the first keynote speakers for second annual Digital Entertainment World (DEW). . Read More

SoundCloud Confirms Licensing Deal with Warner Music Group
/ November 5, 2014 11:37 am
SoundCloud Confirms Licensing Deal with Warner Music Group

TechCrunch reports “SoundCloud, the user-created audio streaming platform currently used by 175 million unique listeners each month, confirmed today that it has inked its first licensing deal with one of the major record labels: the Warner Music Group — whose roster includes David Guetta, The Flaming Lips and Sheryl Crow — will partner with the streaming company.”. Read More

Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’ Debuts with 1.287 Million Sold In First Week
/ November 5, 2014 11:37 am
Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’ Debuts with 1.287 Million Sold In First Week

Billboard reports “It’s official: Taylor Swift's 1989 debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with the largest sales week for an album since 2002.” . Read More

Aretha Franklin Earns Her Highest-Charting Album Since 1985
/ November 3, 2014 11:38 am
Aretha Franklin Earns Her Highest-Charting Album Since 1985

Billboard reports “Aretha Franklin scores her highest-charting album since 1985 with the arrival of Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics.” . Read More

Mixify’s Clubcast Service to Live Stream DJs Goes Global with Indian Launch
/ October 31, 2014 11:22 am
Mixify’s Clubcast Service to Live Stream DJs Goes Global with Indian Launch

TechCrunch reports “Mixify, the live streaming service connecting big-ticket DJs to clubs around the world, is seeing its Clubcast service take off with DJs like Steve Aoki, Laidback Luke, and Q-Tip from Tribe Called Quest joining the platform.”. Read More

Why Pandora’s New Analytics Tool is a Winner for Both the Music Company and Musicians
/ October 27, 2014 11:41 am
Why Pandora’s New Analytics Tool is a Winner for Both the Music Company and Musicians

VentureBeat reports “Try as they might, music services have yet to come up with a universally preferred method for artists to track listener data about their work.” . Read More

Streaming Music Service Deezer Buys Podcast Service Stitcher
/ October 27, 2014 11:41 am
Streaming Music Service Deezer Buys Podcast Service Stitcher

Re/code reports “Subscription music service Deezer has purchased Stitcher, the Web audio service that specializes in talk radio and podcasts.” . Read More

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