Tag: production music
Production music firm Artlist raises $48m funding round
Israeli firm Artlist is one of the companies offering a royalty-free catalogue of licensed music (plus video clips and sound effects in its case) to filmmakers, YouTubers and games developers. Launched in 2016, it now has...
June 29, 2020
Adobe adds production music from Epidemic Sound and Jamendo
Adobe is the tech company behind creative software like Photoshop and video-editing tool Adobe Premiere. It also has a library of royalty-free images and other visual assets called Adobe Stock. As of yesterday, that library also...
June 17, 2020
Sony/ATV teams up with music production marketplace BeatStars
Music Ally first wrote about production marketplace BeatStars back in June 2012, when we noted that it had already been dubbed ‘the iTunes of beats’. Eight years on, it’s now famous as the website where Lil Nas...
April 15, 2020
Marketing Co-ordinator – BMG – London
Your Mission. We have an exciting opportunity for a Marketing Co-ordinator to join BMG Production Music in the sales and marketing team based in our new office in Hoxton! The role will be working with the international territories...
December 18, 2019
European songwriters body ECSA attacks Epidemic Sound
Swedish production-music firm Epidemic Sound is under fire again, but this time the focus isn’t on Spotify or so-called ‘fake artists’, but rather its original business of providing music for TV shows. The attacker...
December 18, 2019
Epidemic Sound plans US push under former Spotify exec
Swedish music company Epidemic Sound is planning a new push in North America, under the leadership of Kate Vale, who’s just been appointed as the company’s managing director of North America. Vale was previously Google’s...
November 27, 2019
Alev Lenz album launches with a companion sound library
In January this year, Music Ally wrote about the launch of SA Recordings, a label created by sample-libraries firm Spitfire Audio. Its plans included releasing albums at the same time as their sample libraries, and offering...
September 30, 2019
Production-music startup Soundstripe raises $2m
It feels like a matter of months since we were writing about Nashville production-music startup Soundstripe raising a $4m funding round… mainly because it IS just a matter of months. That round in May 2019 is now being...
August 29, 2019
Investment fund EQT takes 40% stake in Epidemic Sound
Swedish alternative-investments firm EQT has taken a 40% stake in production-music company Epidemic Sound, whose CEO Oscar Höglund we interviewed earlier this week about this summer’s ‘fake artists’ controversy. The...
November 22, 2017
Epidemic Sound gives its side of the Spotify ‘fake artists’ controversy
“We were on our summer break, because we’re Swedes and nobody works for two months in July and August. But that’s when the whole fake-artists thing hit, so we were surprised, but mostly offended. Granted, we hadn’t...
November 20, 2017
NMPA boss on production music: ‘The licensing system is broken’
The National Music Publishers Association’s boss has criticised something in public. No, not Spotify this time. David Israelite has been casting his eye over the way publishing works with the production-music sector, and...
October 9, 2017
Jukedeck hopes artificial intelligence can ‘democratise music’
British AI-music startup Jukedeck has been on the music industry’s radar for three years now, since TechCrunch’s August 2014 report on its “responsive music software” that could write music like a human would, for...
August 9, 2017