Remix Hits claims major-label deal for licensed stems
Nashville startup Remix Hits got some press this week, with Digital Music News claiming that the company has a deal with Sony Music to make licensed ‘stems’ of tracks available for DJs to remix and release legally. Yet...
September 28, 2017
AI Music reveals its plans for ‘shape-changing songs’
In January this year, Music Ally spotted a new artificial-intelligence music startup pop up on investment site Angellist. Called AI Music, the London-based firm said it was “evolving music from a static, one-directional...
August 8, 2017
Native Instruments buys remix-licensing startup MetaPop
Music production and DJing company Native Instruments has snapped up startup MetaPop, appointing its founder, former Beatport CEO Matthew Adell, as its chief digital officer. We first wrote about MetaPop a year ago, in...
March 28, 2017
Harmonix to launch card’n’app-based music game DropMix
Music games developer Harmonix has unveiled its latest idea: a combination of real-world and digital play, but still based on music. The game is called DropMix, and it’s a collaboration with Hasbro that will be released...
March 13, 2017
Mash-ups and mixes startup Dubset Media raises $4m
Dubset Media has closed a $4m Series A funding round to continue building its business licensing remixes and mash-ups for distribution on music-streaming services. Boston-based VC firm Cue Ball Capital led the round, with...
February 28, 2017
Saavn RMX gets local musicians to remix western hits
Indian music-streaming service Saavn has launched a new feature, Saavn RMX, that will see south east Asian musicians remixing western hits. The first two tracks in the initiative saw Indian dance act Lost Stories remixing...
January 18, 2017
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