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Good Morning! This week there is a lot to cover in the world of music. The experiential agency The F
Issue #34  •  April 26  •  view online
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Startups and change makers leveraging music and music technology to curate a more creative world.
Good Morning!
This week there is a lot to cover in the world of music.
The experiential agency The Future Party (think Soho House for millennials with a better soundtrack) was acquired by NVE.
Amazon Music is rolling out a free music tier to compete directly with Spotify.
Twitch launched their first music app on their platform which allows you to sing karaoke.
Catch up on the other articles when you get a moment and have a great weekend!

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SoundExchange Takes Music Choice to Court Over Underpaid Royalties

Experiential marketing agency NVE is expanding its footprint with the acquisition of millennial-centric media startup The Future Party.

Ronnie James Dio Hologram to Tour Alongside Bandmembers This Summer

YouTube Plots Interactive Programming Push

With the new metrics, artists can tell how many people who heard their ad went on to check out their music on Spotify, whether an ad performed better with established fans or newer listeners and more.

Digital Music Consumption Has Led to Increase in Greenhouse Gas Emissions, New Study Finds

Boomplay Music, a leading music streaming and download service in Africa, has raised $20 million in Series A funding to continue its rapid expansion on the continent, the company announced Friday.

17 Indie Artists on Their Oddest Odd Jobs That Pay the Bills When Music Doesn’t

Pandora and SiriusXM announced on Thursday their first cross-platform “experience” for users since the satellite radio giant acquired the digital streamer earlier this year.

Amazon in Talks to Launch Ad-Supported Music Offering

Sony reveals PlayStation 5 details: 8K graphics, ray tracing, SSDs, and PS4 backwards compatibility

Music's Big Players: One-Fifth of Streamers Drive Majority of Profits & Should Be a New Industry Focus

'London is open to groundbreaking technology': Spotify opens R&D hub in capital

How DotMusic Limited Won the .Music Domain War

Beyonce’s Netflix Deal Worth a Whopping $60 Million

Audioburst raises $10M to build AI-powered infotainment systems for cars, ad solutions

The new partners will jointly develop original podcasts drawing from the major label’s music roster.

The Future of Artist Marketing Is Multivariate Testing via Playlists

Indian music streaming giant Gaana reaches 100 million monthly users, expands into video

Why Amazon and Google's free music tiers could spell trouble for Spotify

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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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