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Sessions takes aim at Spotify with Fan Forward artist tools

Livestreaming music startup Sessions is launching new tools to help artists build audiences and make money on its service. We talk to CEO Tim Westergren.
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Sessions boss: ‘Livestreaming has not been a growth category’

Music livestreams have exploded in number over the last year, but are many of them disappointing with the number of fans they attract? Sessions boss Tim Westergren thinks so. “A lot of these events have been like trees...
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‘Livestreaming has not been a growth category: it’s been an exploitation category’

We recently held the first ever Music Ally Japan Digital Summit, with more than 1,100 people registering for the event that took place online on 20-22 April. We're now publishing the video from one of its sessions, exploring...
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Landr launches Sessions video calling app made for musicians

Having started life as an AI-powered mastering tool, Landr has expanded a lot in recent years: into distribution, for example. Its latest new service is called Sessions, not to be confused with the livestreaming startup of...
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Sessions to host a ticketed livestream for En Vogue

No, you’re never going to get it. Never, ever going to get it. Oh wait, if ‘it’ is a livestreamed performance from R&B titans En Vogue, you ARE going to get it – and very soon! They have teamed up...
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Livestreaming startup Sessions launches $75m marketing fund

We profiled Sessions in September: it’s the livestreaming startup launched by former Pandora boss Tim Westergren, which has already seen some of its fledgling artists generating thousands of dollars from their performances....
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Tim Westergren talks Sessions: ‘Artists need to recover their audience’

In the Covid-19-era music industry, the old income dichotomy of recorded music and live performances is not dead so much as it is becoming fleshed out. A variety of different fan experiences, earning money for artists...
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Pro artists are making $5k-$20k per livestream on Sessions

Sessions is the startup launched earlier this year by former Pandora boss Tim Westergren: a livestreaming platform for musicians to broadcast "with just a laptop and a microphone". Now Westergren has been talking to Pollstar...
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Pandora founder Tim Westergren launches livestreaming service Sessions

Streaming service Pandora’s founder Tim Westergren stepped down as CEO and from its board of directors in June 2017. Since then, he’s been a venture partner at VC firm Khosla Ventures; joined the board of AI music startup...