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Good Morning! We hope you and your loved ones are doing well in the current climate. The music indust
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Startups and change makers leveraging music and music technology to curate a more creative world.
Good Morning!
We hope you and your loved ones are doing well in the current climate.
The music industry has seen its set backs in the last few weeks with live events and some other areas but we are going to trudge along and continue to cover the industry.
In this issue, there are some great pieces for you to read.
Create Music Group and how they turn a profit.
What is Flighthouse and how have they taken over Tik Tok.
The new streaming service from Byte Dance called, Resso, has launched.
Have a great week!
How Create Music Group Became Inc.'s No. 1 California Company: Proof You Can Profit From YouTube

The news comes as one of Genius’ other historic DSP partners, Spotify, is exploring its own ‘behind the music’ style content.   •   Share

How many users do Spotify, Apple Music and streaming services have?

Youka, or YouTube to karaoke, is a free website that turns any YouTube video into karaoke. It isolates vocals using AI tool Spleeter and pulls lyrics from websites to create karaoke videos.

Flighthouse and Republic Records Partner on New TikTok Series 'Certified Superfan'

Record labels started calling rapper Lil Donald as soon as his song, “Do Better,” found an audience online.

Empowering Artists to Connect With Their Fans: How a Digital Agency Transformed Itself Into an Advertising Platform

Demystifying Spotify playlists and the editors who make them.   •   Share

When Diplo and The Strokes need a deepfake, they go to this guy

Quibi closed $750 million in funding, bringing Jeffrey Katzenberg’s mobile-video startup to a total of $1.75 billion raised.   •   Share

Resso, ByteDance’s music streaming app, officially launches in India, sans Tencent-backed Universal Music

The next round of startups have been announced.

Twitter starts testing its own version of Stories, called ‘Fleets,’ which disappear after 24 hours

How Cameo Turned D-List Celebs Into a Monetization Machine

Marc Rebillet is part of a fast-growing community of musicians who are migrating to digital platforms to perform “quaranstreams” during the COVID-19 pandemic. Indie artists are overwhelmingly flocking to Twitch, as it offers an abundance of ways to make money.

There's a Reason Spotify Is Filled With Fake Podcasts of Bootleg Songs

Learn more about how to take advantage of Twitch in the current music climate.

Beyond Playlisting: Growing on Spotify in 2020
Techstars Startup Digest Music is curated by:
Corey Crossfield Corey Crossfield - Music Digest Curator
Josh Ford Josh Ford
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