Music industry

AI was in the music industry long before rapper AI FN Meka appeared

Music has always been influenced by technology – from Bob Dylan’s invention of the phonograph to transitioning from the acoustic guitar to the electric guitar, to the ubiquity of streaming platforms and, most recently, an ambitious attempt to crossover ‘ia with commercial music. FN Meka, billed in 2021 as a “virtual” rapper whose lyrics and […]

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UK music industry warns spaces could close without energy bill help

Figures from Britain’s music industry have warned that without support to tackle rising energy bills, music studios, venues and other businesses could close. The government has pledged to help domestic households cope with rising energy bills, which are expected to soar by up to 80% in October with an updated price cap, but no price […]

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“You are set up in situations to seem difficult”

Sky Ferreira has spoken about her experiences with sexism in the music industry and how she resisted attempts to catalog or control her image throughout her career, especially in her early days. In a new conversation with Nancy Sinatra for InterviewFerreira – whose first singles came around 2010, when she was 18 – described feeling […]

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Should the music industry be cautious about using AI?

Musicians of all types are living, breathing human beings, but recently online platforms have been rocked by a musician who doesn’t exist – at least not in a way we’re used to. Hip-hop is now in the AI ​​world. Recently, the world witnessed the birth of its first virtual AI rapper for the first time. […]

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Austin’s Vancerts brings mobile shows to the evolving live music capital

Vancerts Rotating pitches Cost: Usually free AUSTIN (KXAN) — In December 2020, lifelong Austinite and musician David Castro looked around at all the music venues closed due to COVID-19 and wanted to create a haven for other artists seeking gigs. Then came Vancerts, a mobile music venue that helped redefine how Austinites can hear local […]

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10:00 p.m., get their own M&Ms

Royaltythe “supergroup” NFT created by Universal Music’s 10:22 p.m. joint venture, will essentially become the Van Halen of the metaverse when it gets its own M&M’s and will appear on limited edition candy boxes. The series is inspired by the mythical band’s legendary tour rider containing the necessary behind-the-scenes elements, which include M&M’s of all […]

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Pryor Cashman Files SCOTUS Amicus Brief for Music Industry Clients in Warhol IP Case – Copyright

To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. Pryor Cashman’s music group submitted an amicus brief to the United States Supreme Court on behalf of its clients, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and the National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA). The brief is part of […]

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I brought Ogene hiphop into the Nigerian music industry — Lord Mili

A fast growing rapper, Jozef Douglas Milidime Obahi popularly referred to as Lord Mili has said that he was the first Nigerian rapper to release an Ogene hiphop in 2014 titled “Ibu Onye” (Na who you are?), who according to him , went viral, but today has been overshadowed by many Ogene hiphops. Benue State […]

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Streaming market research update aims to maintain harmony in UK music industry – Osborne Clarke

Music streaming companies and individuals should stay abreast of developments ahead of the final report in 2023 The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published (July 26, 2022) an update document for its market study on music streaming and consults on its proposal not to make a market investigation referral (MIR) following the market study. […]

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a new and innovative concept of the digital music industry

AMSTERDAM, August 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Launched today, Compigram is an innovative new digital music industry concept designed for artists, labels and music curators. The company releases compilation albums in all genres, subgenres, moods, sensations and brands to all major digital music retailers worldwide. Free to join, Compigram makes it easy for (independent) artists to […]

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Michał Scisłowski: a new source of income for the music industry

Almost 15 years ago, four boys became school friends in Poland. Today, they are working together to revolutionize the music industry with a BSV-powered startup called Soundoshi. This is not their first collaboration: they previously created a software development company together which is still in operation. But now, as Michał Scisłowski explains in this week’s […]

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Amanda de Cadenet on the music industry’s “MeToo” account

Amanda de Cadenet thinks the time may have passed for a “Me Too” movement in the music industry. (AP Photo) Amanda de Cadenet says she doesn’t think people in the music industry have behaved any differently since the MeToo movement, and she’s not sure the company will ever have its “account”. The activist and broadcaster […]

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Music industry disruptor secures new home after fundraiser | Northwest Deals

A music industry disruptor has moved its growing workforce to Manchester city center studios after raising significant pre-seed capital. GigPig moved its team to the now fully leased Bridge Street studios after workspace consultancy specialist Level secured the new office contract. The company is a management and booking platform that connects musicians to venues. Kit […]

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Verve Label Group Promotes Jamie Krents to President and Dawn Olejar to Managing Director

Verve Label Group announced the promotions of Jamie Krents, to the president of Verve, Impulse! and Verve Forecast Records; and Executive Vice President Dawn Oléjar to GM, Verve Label Group. Both report to Dickon Stainer, President and CEO of Universal Classics and Jazz and Verve Label Group, and work from the New York office. A […]

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Music industry disruptor turns to workspace specialist Level to identify larger offices

GigPig, the music industry disruptor, has grown by taking over a larger workspace at Manchester’s Bridge Street studios. The company, a management and booking platform that connects musicians to venues, recently raised significant pre-seed capital. Workspace consultancy specialist Level has secured the new office contract for GigPig, which has moved into the fully leased studios […]

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Blockchain technology is designed to help alleviate pain points in the music industry

Anyone who works or has worked in the music industry knows how frustrating things like licensing, ownership rights, and copyright violations can be. Blockchain is already famous for its strong identity management chops, and Immutable Music, a think tank on how blockchain technology will fit into the music industry, is looking to help solve some […]

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Music industry veteran Lefroy Verghese joins Audio Network

New hire positions company for success in driving growth through Asia Pacific Region LONDON, August 3, 2022 /CNW/ – Lefroy Verghese, a leading licensing and A&R executive with more than two decades of music industry experience, has joined global music production company Audio Network as general manager of sound Asia Pacific (APAC). His hire signals […]