SoundOut launches OnBrand music-search tool for marketers
There's a giant haystack of music out there, with every brand searching for the needles that will work best for their campaigns.
November 4, 2022
Songwriter tools: Session x SONA, and Bridger gets collaborative
Accurate metadata is going to be the lifeblood for songwriters in the future (or, to put it less positively, inaccurate or missing metadata has been a big problem for them in the streaming era thus far).
October 27, 2022
Metadata moves: SoundCloud x Session and BMG x Cyanite
The music industry's efforts to improve the quality of its metadata continue, with partnerships key to those improvements.
October 4, 2022
Portal power: new launches from MLC and PRS for Music
You wait ages for two portals that want to help music royalties flow to the right people, then two come along at once.
September 30, 2022
Musicube launches free AI-tagging tech for music catalogues
Musicube is the startup that built a suite of AI-powered metadata and music search tools, before being acquired by Songtradr this year.
July 26, 2022
Senior B2B SaaS Business Development Manager – FeedForward – London/Remote
FeedForward are looking for a Senior B2B SaaS Business Development Manager for their Figaro music search and discovery products for the music, media and gaming industries. You will lead business development at an exciting...
July 6, 2022
Songtradr buys AI-powered music metadata startup Musicube
Songtradr's history has seen plenty of funding (rounds of $12m in 2019, $30m in 2020 and $50m in 2021) and plenty of acquisitions too.
June 8, 2022
How royalty payment data impacts creators on a personal level (Guest column)
This is a guest column by songwriter-producer Niclas Mollinder, one of the co-founders – along with fellow songwriter-producers Björn Ulvaeus and Max Martin – of rights-data startup Session. Their platform aims to help artists...
May 25, 2022
WMG, Deezer, FUGA and Unison join Verifi Media Rights Data Alliance
The alliance plans to create "an orchestra of definitive data, with each player maintaining its own information while collaborating to create a symphony of media intelligence".
February 2, 2022
Rights data startup Session gets £1m from Spotify and YouTube
Session is the startup formerly known as Auddly, co-founded by Abba's Björn Ulvaeus and songwriter-producers Max Martin and Niclas Mollinder.
November 18, 2021
Björn Ulvaeus launches ‘Credits Due’ songwriters campaign
Abba's Björn Ulvaeus has kicked off the latest attempt to cure the music industry's metadata headaches, with an initiative called Credits Due.
September 22, 2021