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Good Morning! This week there are some great articles covering some great areas of the music industr
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Startups and change makers leveraging music and music technology to curate a more creative world.
Good Morning!
This week there are some great articles covering some great areas of the music industry.
This Week’s Highlights
Interview with the CEO of Create Music Group that discusses their use of data.
Another music technology investment firm wants to invest in audio-related startups.
The changing economies of the Electronic music genre and how it affects artists.
Startup Spotlight
Startup spotlight this week is on a recently launched adaptive music app named, Fluent. The startup focuses on creating immersive music through their iOS app. Fluent “personalizes each track on the go, making it suit the context” according to their website. It is a real trip to have music created on the fly and one which doesn’t require you to really participate.
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With Create Music Group, Data is the Name of the Game

Cardi B, Chance the Rapper and T.I. are the featured artists in Netflix’s new music show: but they’ll be judging others rather than performing themselves. They’re the three judges for ‘Rhythm + Flow’, which is a hip-hop focused talent show commissioned by the video-streaming service.   •   Share

Taylor Swift’s ‘Lover’ Accounted for 27% of All U.S. Album Sales in Its First Week

Spotify is testing an in-app feature to create podcasts using Anchor

The latest company hoping to make a splash in the music/tech investment scene is DBTH Capital, whose founding partner is veteran music executive Virginie Berger. It’s got some money to make that splash too.   •   Share

adidas Partners With Zound Industries For adidas Sport Headphones

Eamonn Forde takes a look at the issues associated with dance/electronic music royalties and the technology solutions and initiatives being employed in the space.

The changing economics of electronic music

How Data Is Making Hits and Changing the Music Industry

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