Its first mobile app allows users to access the platform’s tools, upload music and access data from their phones.
20 years after iTunes, moving past the ‘Pick, Pack & Ship’ distribution model
This post – by Edward Ginis, co-founder and Chief Client Officer of OpenPlay – is Partner Content. Twenty years ago, when iTunes was first launched, the music industry needed a new […]
We deserve better: no artist should be in the dark about their financial status (guest column)
This is a guest post by Tracey Melnick, VP, Royalty Services at music distributor and payments firm Stem. She believes that finance teams like hers can “be the engine” that can power a […]
Believe financials reveal its revenues grew by 31.8% in 2022
Distributor Believe published its annual financial results yesterday, and they showed a strong 2022 for the company.
Music Ally Quarterly Report :: Music/tech Startups 2022
While NFTs stole the headlines in 2022, a raft of other exciting developments took place, and various music/tech startups took leaps and bounds as they strove to create new technological opportunities for creativity, commerce, or collaboration in the music space. In this report, we take stock and figure out what it means – and what happens […]
Symphonic acquires Streaming Promotions
The technological changes that the music industry has undergone means that many long-standing descriptions may start to need tweaking.
Business Development and Client Relations Manager – UK & EU – DistroDirect – Europe
Are you an experienced music industry professional with incredible connections both nationally and internationally? Would you describe yourself as an expert networker and deal-maker? Do you thrive on data-driven businesses […]
Distribution startup Trac raises $2.5m funding round
As consolidation continues in the music distribution sector – Sony Music buying AWAL most recently – so new companies continue to pop up.
UnitedMasters launches exchange to pair artists with brands
Distributor and artist-services firm UnitedMasters has made brand partnerships a big part of its offering to artists. Now it is creating a new platform for that.
CD Baby adds an ‘artist engagement and education’ team
CD Baby is the latest distributor to expand the services it provides for artists into education.
Utopia Music doubles down on distribution with Absolute deal
It is bulking up its new ‘Distribution Services’ arm with another UK-focused purchase: Absolute Label Services.
Beatport buys distributor and label management software firm Ampsuite
Ampsuite has built royalty accounting, label management and promotional software for labels and distributors, as well as acting as a distributor.