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You be the judge with music competition game Chosen

by Gizmoration March 3, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — David Hyman is no stranger to the music business, having sold MOG to Beats when the headphone company wanted a music subscription service. He was the CEO at Gracenote before that, and the director of ad sales… Read more ›

You be the judge with music competition game Chosen

by Gizmoration March 3, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — David Hyman is no stranger to the music business, having sold MOG to Beats when the headphone company wanted a music subscription service. He was the CEO at Gracenote before that, and the director of ad sales… Read more ›

YouTube Music Awards 2015 will premiere exclusive new videos from artists including Ed Sheeran and Charli XCX

by Gizmoration March 2, 2015
YouTube has announced the winners of its 2015 Music Awards. You can see the full list of artists, who have collectively pulled in more than 47 billion views in the past 6 months, below. The big news is that it’s going to premiere a tranche of exclusive new videos during the event. On March 23, at [...]

Tradiio turns recommending new music into a game that offers real-world rewards

by Gizmoration March 2, 2015
Streaming services like Spotify and Deezer are great when you know what you want to listen to, but despite offering charts and other discovery features, they’re not so good when it comes to surfacing new artists. For the past week, I’ve been testing out Tradiio, a new platform that turns finding new musicians into a game [...]

Kobalt Tunes Into $60M Led By Google Ventures For Its Music Rights Collection Platform

by Gizmoration February 27, 2015
 The rise of digital music services has had some musicians up in arms over the way (and how much) they are paid. Now a startup that has built a better way to track this is stepping up its role in the game. Kobalt — which has developed platform to help music rights holders collect royalties more efficiently from across different [...]

Google just upped your free music storage to 50,000 songs

by Gizmoration February 26, 2015
Google is in the mood for giving, or so it seems, as the company has just given a boost to its free music storage service. Previously, 25,000 songs could be stored for free, but it is now letting users upload 50,000 of their own music filed to Play Music, which can then be streamed to [...]

iTunes Match users: it might be time to switch to Google Play Music

by Gizmoration February 26, 2015
It’s not often that Google can be said to incontrovertibly one-up Apple in anything but search, but the company just scored a small but sizable advantage over Cupertino in at least one regard: music storage space. On Wednesday, Google expanded… Read more ›

Gotta get down on Friday: new music will be released for the weekend

by Gizmoration February 26, 2015
What rock and roll has always needed is a bit of structure. Anarchy is fine and all, but it’s not as good as having a nice plan, and possibly an Excel spreadsheet to bring a bit of organisation to everything. We’re pretty sure The Who had a song about the importance of good planning on [...]

New Google Play update is every music lover’s dream come true

by Gizmoration February 26, 2015
Google announced on the Android Official Blog this week that the music storage limit for free Google Play Music users has been bumped up from 20,000 songs to 50,000 songs. You can stream or download any of those 50k songs to your phone, tablet, computer or Chromecast. Continue reading…

Google Play Music increases free personal cloud storage to 50,000 songs

by Gizmoration February 25, 2015
While Spotify, Rdio, Rhapsody and other music streaming services tout their expansive music catalog and discovery services, what sets Google Play Music apart from the rest of the pack is the ability to upload already owned music into the service’s cloud for free. Today Google announced that it is upgrading that song storage from 20,000 songs to [...]

U2’s album is still huge among iOS music users

by Gizmoration February 25, 2015
Despite angering iOS users by forcing their album, Songs of Innocence, onto every iPhone and iPad in the world, U2’s iTunes exclusivity bet is paying off big time. Nearly one in four of all music users on iOS devices listened… Read more ›

Google Play Music Increases Cloud Storage Limit To 50,000 Songs

by Gizmoration February 25, 2015
 Google has bumped the storage limit for its locker service for Google Play Music from 20,000 to 50,000 songs, giving users more than double the capacity to store their own collection in the cloud, over and above the extensive streaming library that makes up Google Play Music’s own category. The extended library allowance is a [...]

How Apple plans to retake its place at the top of the music business

by Gizmoration February 25, 2015
Apple is developing it’s own iTunes music streaming service, and that’s not exactly a secret considering that it already owns Beats Music. But Business Insider has learned more details about this secret music project and suggests the company is preparing a massive overhaul for its iconic iTunes service in the process. Continue reading…

Musikki opens up real-time music database to app developers

by Gizmoration February 24, 2015
Musikki is the music world’s answer to IMDb – it provides a comprehensive database of information on musicians including their background, concert dates and news, and allows users to buy music through its app. Today, the company has announced the launch of its Music API, which developers can use to integrate all of Musikki’s real-time music [...]

Apple’s on the hunt for music masters who know their pop culture

by Gizmoration February 24, 2015
iTunes might currently be flagging compared to rivals like Spotify, but it seems that Apple has some big ideas to bolster its music services — and unlike many companies in Silicon Valley, they’re not going to be based solely on… Read more ›

First Look At Beatport’s Free Dance Music Streaming Service

by Gizmoration February 24, 2015
 Beatport is where the world’s DJs buy their music, but they could only listen to two-minute samples. Now Beatport hopes that by giving away free unlimited streaming, it can drum up more sales. Today Beatport sent out private beta invites for its new dance music streaming service, and we’ve got the first look. Founded way back [...]

“Bug” causes music group to bombard Google with bogus DMCA takedowns

by Gizmoration February 24, 2015
Google is regularly bombarded with notices to remove links to infringing content from its search results—nearly 34 million last month alone. The search giant also routinely gets hit with bogus notices, too, and Google often denies them. It’s all part of the copyright Whac-a-Mole game courtesy of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). For the most part, [...]

MTV is launching two new streaming TV and music apps in Europe next month

by Gizmoration February 24, 2015
MTV is teaming up with leading mobile operators to give users access to its vast content library on the go with the launch of two new apps next month – MTV Play and MTV Trax. MTV Play is a video on demand service that will feature many of MTV’s most popular shows. It will launch on [...]

Apple’s hiring a music journalist and plans to expand its editorial efforts on iTunes

by Gizmoration February 23, 2015
Earlier this month, Apple poached DJ Zane Lowe from BBC Radio One for an undisclosed role at its Cupertino HQ. Now it’s after another hire with a background in talking about music and pop culture. It’s currently advertising for an editorial producer, based in London, and asks for someone with “specific expertise in music journalism” who is [...]

This Indonesian audio startup is targeting music junkies around the world

by Gizmoration February 19, 2015
These days, if you’re a die hard musician or even just an amateur songwriter, it’s likely that you have your own recording software. Popular titles include FL Studio (formerly Fruity Loops), Nuendo, Pro Tools, and Logic Pro X for Mac users. However, if you’ve heard of the Bandung-based audio tools startup Kuassa, odds are you’re [...]

 
 
 
 

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