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Tuned Global Is Helping the $26 Billion Fitness App Industry Figure Out Music — Without the Legal Headaches

photo credit: freepik Mega-platforms like Spotify and Amazon Music tend to dominate music industry headlines. But Tuned Global is quietly helping the fitness industry deliver customized streaming music experiences for classes — while avoiding the potential pitfalls of today’s complex licensing landscape.  If you’ve never heard of Tuned Global, then their behind-the-scenes model is working. […]

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Muso.AI Partners With Music Story to Dramatically Overhaul Streaming Metadata and Crediting

Muso.AI has developed a promising solution to help streaming services render missing credits an issue of the past. Now, the metadata platform aims to deepen the impact of that solution through a newly finalized partnership with Music Story. Back in October, Digital Music News teamed up with Muso.AI as it announced the rollout of Muso.AI […]

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As Streaming Takes Over, Music Metadata Is Becoming More Critical for Musicians. How Critical, You Ask?

photo: Werner Gmünder Music metadata: it’s the oft-overlooked chore that can make a music career successful – or doom it to obscurity. But just how critical is it to get your music metadata in order? In order to explain the extreme importance of creating and maintaining proper metadata in the streaming era, we teamed up […]

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Lessons From a 17-Year Old Fully Remote Music Tech Company

Stacey Bedford, Bandzoogle CEO “B-A-N-D-Z-O-O-G-L-E…?” Yes, that’s my new employer’s name. The following article comes from Bandzoogle, a proud partner of DMN. “What do you do?” It’s a tech company. We provide a content management system for musicians. “Where are your offices located?” Oh uhmm, we don’t have a central location, I work from home. […]

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Is the Music Industry Working With Incomplete Data? WARM Says the Radio Picture Is Glaringly Absent

photo: Atik Sulianami Back in 2015, WARM founder & CEO Jesper Skibsby managed Few Wolves, a two-piece Danish act. Under Skibsby’s direction, Few Wolves signed a contract with a major record label and released two singles: “Smile” and “Never Know,” both of which, admittedly, didn’t live up to commercial expectations. In the wake of this […]

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Soundation Raises $500,000 to Expand Its Browser-Based ‘Casual Producer’ Platform

Soundation will use the funds to expand its browser-based producer platform — potentially democratizing music creation. With a fresh $500,000, Soundation is now stepping up their mission to further democratize music creation.  The company provides users the ability to produce music directly in their web browsers.  It aims to “deliver the best service to anyone who […]

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What the Hell Is ‘Audio AR’? Take a Look at Bose’s New Glasses…

Bose is blurring the lines between sound and vision via augmented reality.  But… audio AR? Bose is known for its quality audio equipment products.  Now, they’re getting into the augmented reality industry.  At South by Southwest in Austin, TX, Bose introduced their AR glasses prototype.  They also instantiated a $50 million fund to finance the product’s […]