Tag: the chainsmokers
Audius raises $5m from investors including Katy Perry and Nas
Decentralised music streaming service Audius has announced a $5m funding round that includes investment from some big names in the music world. Katy Perry, Nas, The Chainsmokers, Jason Derulo and Pusha T are among the...
September 16, 2021
The Chainsmokers launch their own VC fund with $35m to invest
Concerts with disputed social-distancing safety measures didn't work out so well for EDM duo The Chainsmokers. Perhaps venture capital will go better. Alex Pall and Drew Taggart are launching an early-stage VC firm called...
September 16, 2020
The Chainsmokers co-found blockchain-ticketing startup Yellowheart
If you ever want to feel sympathy for the challenges that music/tech journalists face, read our 2018 report that included an ‘A to Z of Blockchain Music Startups’ and see our valiant efforts to find different ways of...
October 21, 2019
Sandbox Issue 233: Shopping Around: Making Online Stores Add Up
Lead: Working with D2C experts is one part of the business, but changes in how social media sites are structuring themselves can offer acts new ways to sell products to fans of all stripes. We look at where social platforms...
July 25, 2019
Sandbox Issue 219: The Tools and Trends That Will Shape 2019
Lead: A new year and a new slate. To kick off the year, we speak to marketers around the business and around the world about what tools they think will be indispensable and what trends they believe will shape 2019. From AR...
January 10, 2019
Fitness firm SoulCycle launches music program with Apple
SoulCycle has become a hit with its indoor-cycling workouts, and earlier this year it signalled its musical ambitions, with the launch of a media division to work on partnerships with music companies and artists. One of those...
December 21, 2018
Sandbox Issue 217: Transfer Time. How to move fans from underperforming social channels
Lead: Artists have had to adapt to streaming microroyalties being minuscule – but equally they have had to grapple with organic reach on Facebook now nudging close to 0%. They can, of course, spend their way out of it;...
December 3, 2018
The Chainsmokers launch ‘sound packs’ for Beat Maker Go app
EDM duo The Chainsmokers are the latest artist to explore the potential of selling samples (or in this case, ‘sound packs’) for music-making software. They are working with apps firm Gismart, providing sounds for its...
November 19, 2018