MelodyVR signs four more music-publishing licensing deals
Music virtual-reality startup MelodyVR has announced four new licensing agreements, focusing on the publishing world. The deals include UMPI (part of Universal Music Publishing Group); Sacem; Ascap and BMI. “As MelodyVR...
March 13, 2019
MelodyVR to launch new app for upcoming Oculus VR device
Virtual-reality music startup MelodyVR launched its app last year, timing it around the launch of Facebook’s Oculus Go VR headset. Now the companies are taking their partnership to a new level. MelodyVR “will release...
January 23, 2019
Virtual-reality music startup MelodyVR says its early metrics are ‘extremely encouraging’
Virtual-reality music startup MelodyVR launched its app commercially in the US and UK on 1 May, then in eight more European countries on 26 June. So its just-published figures for the first half of 2018 – revenues of...
August 22, 2018
MelodyVR signs deal with Alexandra Palace to record shows and offer virtual tickets
Having already signed deals with labels, UK-based VR company MelodyVR is now signing partnerships with venues. It has just announced an exclusive deal with Alexandra Palace Trading Ltd (APTL) to record shows at Alexandra...
August 15, 2018
MelodyVR signs NEC Group Arenas deal for livestreaming push
Musical VR startup MelodyVR launched with a focus on pre-recorded performances from artists, but it has always been open about its desire to stream concerts live as well. Now those plans are coming in to focus. Today,...
August 9, 2018
MelodyVR app to launch in eight more countries tomorrow
Virtual-reality music app MelodyVR is expanding beyond its initial launch markets of the UK and US. As of tomorrow (26 June) it will also be available in France, Germany, Sweden, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Greece, Austria...
June 25, 2018
MelodyVR to launch its VR music app ‘in the coming weeks’
After a lengthy beta-test period and a succession of licensing deals with music companies, VR music startup MelodyVR is preparing for its commercial launch. In an announcement this morning, the publicly-listed company...
April 5, 2018
MelodyVR keen for more publishing deals after Warner/Chappell
Music virtual-reality company MelodyVR announced a multi-year licensing deal with publisher Warner/Chappell yesterday. The agreement covers VR distribution of the publisher’s catalogue of songs around “an extensive...
February 22, 2018
MelodyVR to launch alongside new standalone VR headsets
Music virtual-reality startup MelodyVR has been in closed beta since the end of 2016, holding its plans for a commercial launch until it judges the market is ready. The company has just reiterated that this will be in 2018. “MelodyVR...
February 12, 2018
MelodyVR prepares for launch and aims to be a top-10 VR app
Music virtual-reality startup MelodyVR is preparing for its long-awaited commercial launch, with more than 5k hours of live performances and other content shot with artists. “We're not going to say we want to be the...
January 17, 2018
MelodyVR raises £15m more funding through share placings
Music virtual-reality startup MelodyVR is raising more money: £10m from a placing of new shares, and another £5m from the sale of shares by co-founders Anthony Matchett and Steven Hancock. The company, which is listed...
October 25, 2017
VR startup MelodyVR signs licensing deals with Roc Nation
British music/VR startup MelodyVR has announced its latest licensing deals, with Roc Nation and Roc Nation Publishing. The global, multi-year deals will “license the creation and distribution of virtual reality content...
October 5, 2017