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Soundrop back as distro platform for YouTube artists

We first knew Soundrop as a consumer-focused startup offering social ‘listening rooms’ for music-streaming users, before it later pivoted into marketing tool Show.co. In October 2015 it reappeared as an independent...
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JoinMyPlaylist gives playlists a social-listening spin

Remember Soundrop? The Norwegian startup was one of the first to explore making streaming playlists more social, turning them into ‘listening rooms’ for fans to gather in. Its service was eventually shut down as the company...
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CD Baby buys Show.co and Soundrop

Music distributor CD Baby has snapped up digital marketing tool Show.co and its Soundrop platform, for an undisclosed amount. The company started off as Soundrop, a consumer-focused service that blended chat-rooms and playlist...
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Soundrop reappears as independent playlists brand

Soundrop.fm was a well-regarded social listening service that got people streaming music with friends and strangers alike. It shut down in November 2014 as its team focused instead on promotional platform Show.co. Today,...
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Show.co adds ‘gating by Spotify follow’ feature

Late last year, social-listening service Soundrop shut down, as the company shifted focus entirely onto its Show.co digital marketing tool. That’s continuing to evolve, and its latest feature – while small – is an interesting...
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Soundrop shutting down in favour of Show.co

Social listening service Soundrop will shut down on 31 December this year, despite having become popular with fans and labels alike as a way for people to stream music with friends – and occasionally with the makers of...
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This week’s Sandbox report: Rebooting careers, Show.co and more

Our fortnightly digital music marketing report Sandbox was sent out last night, and should be nestling in your inbox. This week’s lead feature examines digital’s role in rebooting artists’ careers when they make a...
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Soundrop unveils ‘label-friendly’ marketing tool Show.co

Startup Soundrop made its name running virtual listening rooms for Spotify users, before expanding to include other services (Deezer and YouTube) as well as working with artists and labels on online listening parties. The...
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Soundrop launches Android app and updates Spotify app

Social music-listening service Soundrop has been busy in the run-up to Christmas, with two product announcements this morning.
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Soundrop joins Spotify and Deezer with its virtual listening rooms

Social music service Soundrop has launched an app for Deezer offering similar features to its long-established Spotify app.
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Music Ally Podcast #42 – Soundrop, Spotify, Beats, WiMP and more

This week's Music Ally podcast sees Eamonn Forde and Stuart Dredge chewing the fat over digital music topics and trends.
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Social music startup Soundrop raises $3.4m in new funding

Norwegian social music startup Soundrop has announced a $3.4m funding round, led by Northzone – also one of Spotify's earliest investors – and Investinor, a VC firm owned by the Norwegian government. It's the second...