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Music - Issue #27

Good Morning! Now that January, also known as the longest Monday of the year, has passed there seems
Issue #27  •  February 8  •  view online
Startups and change makers leveraging music and music technology to curate a more creative world.
Good Morning!
Now that January, also known as the longest Monday of the year, has passed there seems to be quite a pick up in the music business news cycle.
Marshmello took over Fortnite with a live virtual concert. In the process he increased his views by 500%.
PledgeMusic makes a huge fumble with artist payouts and they get called out by their peers.
Bandsintown brags about their 50 million users.
Meet the new Techstars Music class for 2019 including a wide variety of startups.
This week’s featured startup is Seated. Seated seeks to take on the tour date listings void of an artist’s website by allowing them a fully customizable solution. As someone who has used the frustratingly complicated Bandsintown and Songkick, Seated offers anyone with a little CSS knowledge a welcome reprieve.
Hope you all have a great weekend!

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The mystery tracks being 'forced' on Spotify users - BBC News

SoundCloud Co-Founder Eric Wahlforss Resigns as Chief Product Officer | Billboard

Music-streaming in the Middle East: 'A space and place for everyone'

How Bandsintown Built A Music Community Of 50,000,000 Users

Spotify in talks to buy podcasting company Gimlet Media - reports - Music Business Worldwide

Musicians Attempt Class-Action Lawsuits Against UMG & Sony to Reclaim Rights to Recordings | Billboard

SoundExchange Flirted With a Billion in Payouts to Artists and Labels in 2018 | Billboard

Still Invisible: Marginalized and Stereotyped, Women Remain Under-Represented in Music Industry, According to New Annenberg Study | Billboard

Industry Consensus Group Announces Board Members for Proposed Mechanical Licensing Collective | Billboard

Exclusive: Meet the 9 startups that Techstars believes can disrupt the music industry

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Techstars Startup Digest Music is curated by:
Corey Crossfield Corey Crossfield - Music Digest Curator
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