Aux launches its storage, sync and collaboration app in beta
We wrote about Aux in our Q3 Startups Report (which you can read here if you missed it at the time) but now the company is launching in beta.
November 26, 2021
Startup Files: Lickd
Startup: Lick’d | lickd.co Category: Sync/Licensing Headquarters: London Management Team: Paul Sampson – CEO, Simon Davis – Director Funding so far: £9.4m Lickd is currently seeking to develop relationships...
November 22, 2021
Sync consolidation as Harvest Media buys RoyaltyCloud
It’s been interesting to watch the corporate moves happening in the sync and production music space, with acquisitions and a sense of companies buying (and building) the elements to expand what they offer to clients.
October 27, 2021
Tools :: SyncVault
YouTube’s TikTok-style Shorts feature launched in beta a little more than a year ago in India, before expanding globally in June. It’s already generating more than 15bn daily video views and startup SyncVault claims...
October 20, 2021
The Sandbox Guide to.. The future of sync, and what it means for you
Today, hundreds of thousands of artists release music and an equally huge number of content creators require music for their output. Sync has become a more nuanced instrument for all involved – and one that’s still a...
October 7, 2021
Synchronisations for beginners: what they are, why they’re useful, and how to get them (book extract)
This is an exclusive extract from Nick Sadler’s new book, The Label Machine: How to start, run and grow your own independent music label, which is released this week. It’s a comprehensive and practical step-by-step...
July 23, 2021
Audioshake Live will help labels create ‘stems on demand’
Audioshake launched earlier this year with a technology for deconstructing music tracks into stems. Now it is launching a service specifically for labels, publishers and other companies to use the tech to “create instrumentals...
July 21, 2021
Various Positions (A&R + Sync Licensing) – Opposition – USA/Remote
In an industry often favoring major labels and traditional music deal structures, Opposition stands in the corner of the artist, offering the tools and support that allow artists to maintain control of their music and creative...
March 15, 2021
Artist’s Toolkit. Tools that can help to propel artist careers forward in 2021
2020 has been an unprecedented year for the world and the music industry alike. With no live events, more importance was placed on other industry verticals – and while many people struggled, new opportunities emerged as...
December 3, 2020
Songtradr snaps up British sync-licensing firm Cuesongs
Sync marketplace Songtradr raised a $30m funding round in August. Now we know part of how that's being spent: on an acquisition of British sync licensing company Cuesongs. Originally founded by artist Peter Gabriel,...
November 17, 2020
Music Ally Startup Files: Mime takes the music business hyper-local
Made In Memphis Entertainment (Mime), launched in 2015, has a quietly radical idea at its core: 'disruptive decentralisation'. It's about creating a root-and-branch alternative to the traditional music business structure....
August 31, 2020
Music licensing firm Songtradr raises $30m funding round
Songtradr is a music-licensing marketplace connecting artists with potential sync clients. It's also good at raising money: it secured a $12m Series B funding round in March 2019, but now it's surpassed that by some distance...
August 25, 2020