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Mind Music Labs wants to make every instrument ‘smart’

“What we’re working on is not just the performance. What we believe is that the next revolution is to have every instrument smart and connected…” Michele Benincaso is the CEO of Mind Music Labs, the Sweden-based...
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Tomplay reaches 50k musicians with interactive sheet music

Sheet music is perhaps the oldest element of the modern music ‘industry’ as we know it, but it’s no surprise to find a number of startups exploring how it can evolve in the digital world. Swiss firm Tomplay is one...
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Fender on its music-learning move: ‘We’re not Guitar Hero’

“This fundamentally changes the nature of how we talk to beginner guitar players. We’ve always sold them guitars and amps, but we’ve never been part of the learning process other than ‘here’s the instrument’....
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Jellynote talks edtech, music publishers and AI potential

At first glance, Jellynote may look like the latest, polished app to help people learn to play guitar, piano and other instruments. Yet there is more to the company than meets the eye, from its use of machine-learning...
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Solfegio aims to get digital natives playing music together

There are now quite a few apps that help people to learn instruments like the piano and guitar alone. Startup Solfegio is trying to widen out this kind of experience to also include groups and even entire classrooms of students. Formerly...
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Startup Dodeka rethinks the keyboard… and music notation

Swiss firm Dodeka is one of the startups exploring music edtech with a mixture of hardware and software. And in this case, with a new form of music notation too. Founded by father-and-son team Jacques-Daniel Rochat and...
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Urban Development talks grime, education and industry diversity

The UK grime scene is far from an overnight success, having originally emerged early this century. It’s a similar story for Urban Development, the British company that’s nurturing some of its potential future stars. The...
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Head of Education and Training Services – Music Ally – London

Music Ally is best known for providing information to the music business on the fast evolving digital landscape. In addition we have also built up a reputation over recent years as a leading provider of professional vocational...
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Notting Hill Academy of Music launches education drive

There’s a new music industry school on the block in London, launched by the Notting Hill Arts Club with backing from the BPI and other industry firms. The Notting Hill Academy of Music will take on its first students...
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British leader’s IP adviser launches copyright education report

British MP Mike Weatherley is stepping down as intellectual property adviser to Prime Minister David Cameron, but not before publishing his third report into IP issues. This one, released on Friday, focuses on copyright...
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Spotify set for educational hackathon in New York

Spotify has been involved with the Music Hack Day movement for some time now, but the streaming music service is now trying something similar with an educational angle.
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Homework? There’s a streaming music service for that…

According to its press release, startup focus@will is "pioneering the newly defined Productivity Music space". It's certainly the first time we've heard the term.