Revelator tests its ‘artist wallet’ with Teosto and Bmat
Early this year, Music Ally reported on Israeli company Revelator’s plans to launch a rights-admin and payments spin-off called Original Works, complete with an ‘artist wallet’ app to track payments, register...
October 8, 2019
Revelator launches its digital-wallet app for musicians
Music-rights firm Revelator has launched its ‘digital wallet’ app for musicians, called Artist Wallet. It’s the company’s app that uses smart contracts to process streams and pay out royalties faster. “When a...
May 17, 2019
Downtown Music boss: ‘Music is everywhere… Music licensing tries to keep up’
From songwriters suing streaming services to big-bucks catalogue acquisitions, the music-publishing world has made plenty of headlines in recent years. Downtown Music Publishing CEO Justin Kalifowitz suggested that publishing...
January 22, 2019
YouTube music videos back online in Finland after blockage
YouTube and Finnish collecting society Teosto have resolved a situation that saw a number of music videos on the service blocked from being watched in Finland. The message shown to users pointed to Teosto as the cause,...
December 1, 2017
Finnish collecting society Teosto aims for innovation with Futures Lab
Collecting societies have often made easy targets in arguments about the music industry’s attitude towards technological change. Yet in 2017, the dinosaur stereotypes are crumbling – for some collective management organisations...
February 5, 2017
How much Anssi Kela earned from a hit song’s sales, streams and radio spins
Finnish musician Anssi Kela has revealed some figures from 2013 on royalties for his song Levoton tyttö across various digital services. Published as a blog post on Finnish performing rights society Teosto, it breaks down...
July 7, 2014