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SoundCloud shakes up subscription plans including Pro Partner level

Audio platform SoundCloud is shaking up its premium subscription plans, including introducing a new Pro Partner scheme to attract more brands and media companies. Announced today at SXSW in Austin, two new premium tiers...
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TastemakerX raises $1.25m of funding for its music discovery game

The TastemakerX iPhone app launched in beta a year ago (Bulletin, 12-Mar-12) as a virtual stock exchange game for music fans.
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Time for SoundCloud to ‘make its move’?

Streaming music is becoming a game for companies with deep pockets: Spotify, Deezer and Daisy on one hand and Apple, Google, Microsoft and Sony on the other.
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PIAS to launch Datownia pilot for gathering marketing data

PIAS has announced plans to run a data-gathering pilot using Release Mobile's Datownia platform, pulling in promotional and marketing data from 10 labels to analyse, and serve up as web-apps for each label.
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Figure app adds SoundCloud sharing and Audiobus support

Our favourite 'create squelchy acid loops in a couple of minutes then inflict them on your friends' iOS app, Figure, just got a genuinely exciting update. The app, released last year by audio veterans Propellerhead Software,...
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Music Ally Report 312: The Hard Sell

Our lead feature asks which digital marketing tricks actually sell music. Not just raise awareness or "create a viral effect" – but identifiably trigger sales.
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Sandbox 77 – The shock of the new

Lead: every day brings a new service or app but most of them barely cause a flicker. But the ones that last the distance can really change everything. Think iTunes, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter – companies whose centre...
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SoundCloud redesign boosts followers for artists

Now music marketer Darren Hemmings has identified what looks like a big boost for follower numbers for artists since the changes.
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With 180m users, SoundCloud brings ‘Next’ site out of beta

Audio firm SoundCloud launched its 'Next SoundCloud' revamp in private beta earlier this year, but yesterday it opened up to all.
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KORG launches iPolysix synth studio iPad app

KORG's latest iPad app, iPolysix: "An analog polyphonic synthesizer designed to take full advantage of the 7.9-inch iPad mini display as well as the iPad."
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Interview: Rafe Offer, co-founder, Sofar

With SoundCloud, BandPage and more focusing on helping promote new acts, can a meshing of online and “real world” gigs give Sofar an advantage?
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Whyd sets its sights on music discovery

The latest player to launch a social music discovery website appears to be 'Whyd', created by a Parisian startup.