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Music - Issue #20

Good Morning! It's a new month and the holidays are slowly creeping upon us all but we have some news
Issue #20  •  November 2  •  view online
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Startups and change makers leveraging music and music technology to curate a more creative world.
Good Morning!
It’s a new month and the holidays are slowly creeping upon us all but we have some news for you.
Apple purchased an A&R company called, Asaii, which questions whether or not they will utilize this service in their data dashboard. Hopefully for those of us who use that information.
There is a really interesting white paper on why the Music Modernization Act matters and what our next steps are here in the US. It will be interesting to see how this piece of legislation shapes up the industry.
This week the startup we are featuring is called, WaveAI. Their artificial intelligence software wrote a three song EP and it’s really cool how they’re incorporating certain elements of it into a release.
Hope you all have a great weekend!
Corey & Josh

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Apple Scoops Up A&R-Boosting Analytics Firm Asaii | Billboard

UK's Music Managers Forum teams up with YouTube to launch Accelerator Programme for Managers - Music Business Worldwide

Hearo.fm launches cryptocurrency that will be integrated with new music streaming service Tune.fm - Music Business Worldwide

Spotify Lists Preferred Distributors, Just 5 Make Cut - hypebot

Snapchat's pitch to marketers: Don't underestimate AR - Digiday

Facebook is building a TikTok competitor called Lasso - The Verge

SiriusXM posts record $1.5bn Q3 revenue, hits 33.7m subscribers - Music Business Worldwide

WaveAI launches EP with lyrics and melodies created by AI - Music Ally

Socan launches its Dataclef global music-services platform - Music Ally

Dash Radio raises $8.8M as it reaches 10M monthly listeners – TechCrunch

Why Success of the Music Modernization Act Depends on Open Standards    — Open Music Initiative

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Techstars Startup Digest Music is curated by:
Corey Crossfield Corey Crossfield - Music Digest Curator
corey.crossfield@startupdigestmail.com
Josh Ford Josh Ford
josh.ford@startupdigestmail.com
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