Analytics startup Pex buys remix-clearance firm Dubset
We’ve been following startup Pex with interest, as it has built a database of music whose usage it can track on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok and even podcasts for its rightsholder clients. Now the company has made an...
March 6, 2020
Dubset adds ‘MixCrate’ feature to help DJs find tracks
We know Dubset for its work on a platform for clearing music tracks to be used in mash-ups and DJ mixes. Now it’s launching a feature to help DJs find the raw material for those mixes. It’s called ‘MixCrate’. The...
May 10, 2019
Warner Music signs mix-sets licensing deal with Dubset
Licensing startup Dubset has another major-label deal in the bag, with Warner Music Group. That means that some or all (that part isn’t clear at the time of writing) of WMG’s catalogue will be properly licensed for DJs...
March 6, 2019
SoundCloud confirms Dubset partnership for remix-clearing
We reported on Friday morning that SoundCloud appeared to be getting set to announce a partnership with remix-clearance startup Dubset. Later that day, the deal was confirmed. The companies say they will “test and develop...
October 22, 2018
Dubset strikes deal to distribute mixes and remixes on Tidal
Dubset has announced its latest distribution deal for DJ sets and remixes, with streaming service Tidal. The agreement follows previous deals with Spotify and Apple Music, and builds on Dubset’s licensing agreements...
January 8, 2018
Music Ally report: 30 music startups worth watching in 2017
The state of the current music/tech startups scene was a big theme at the recent NY:LON Connect conference that Music Ally and the Music Business Association co-organised. Six British startups pitched their technologies...
February 8, 2017
Dubset helps Bad Royale and Major Lazer release new track
Remixes and mash-ups licensing platform Dubset is getting some positive PR this week, courtesy of a new collaboration between Major Lazer and Bad Royale. Billboard reports that the song’s prominent Toots & the Maytals...
December 7, 2016
Spotify and Apple Music Dubset deals start to pay off
Startup Dubset Media is trying to license the kind of remixes and mash-ups previously only available on SoundCloud for other streaming services, with Apple Music and Spotify already on its slate of distribution deals. Now...
October 7, 2016
Dubset’s MixBANK licenses remixes – and Apple Music is its first client
Music startup Dubset is launching its new MixBANK platform for clearing and distributing licensed remixes and longform DJ mixes, bagging an impressive first client: Apple Music. The company’s technology will identify...
March 15, 2016
DJ mixes service Dubset rebrands as Thefuture.fm
US startup Dubset launched last year as a "DJ-defined radio" service, offering streaming mixes from DJs while using music fingerprinting to identify the tracks and pay rightsholders (Bulletin, 21-Feb-11).
April 26, 2012
Dubset raises $500k for streaming DJ mixes
UK startup Mixcloud has been building a healthy audience for its streaming DJ mixes, but there is competition out there. US startup Dubset has announced a $500,000 financing round for its own service, which serves up mixes...
July 21, 2011