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How to Make (and Nurture) Music Industry Contacts

Building and nurturing relationships in the music industry, or any industry for that matter, is a combination of networking, professionalism, and genuine relationship-building. Here’s a comprehensive guide to help you make and nurture music industry contacts:   Start Locally: Attend local gigs, music showcases, and events. Connect with local music

The Genius lawsuit against Google, which accused the company of displaying unlicensed lyrics sourced from Genius in its search results, has been rejected by the U.S. Supreme Court. Genius, a song lyrics and musical knowledge database, after having its appeal dismissed by the Court of Appeals in 2022, argued that

TikTok’s parent company ByteDance has introduced Ripple, a new app that allows users to generate music by humming or singing. This app aims to simplify the process of creating royalty free soundtracks for short-form video content for those who are not familiar with traditional digital audio workstations (DAWs).   Ripple

In the digital landscape of music streaming platforms, Spotify has amassed a vast listenership, captivating music enthusiasts worldwide. Among the multitude of listeners, there exists a fraction composed of bots, automated programs designed to simulate human engagement on the platform. While bots can serve certain purposes, their presence can undermine

Rumours are circulating that Spotify is set to launch a pricier subscription service on its platform by the end of 2023.   According to a recent report by Bloomberg, the streaming service may introduce the ‘Supremium’ plan in the coming months, which will provide HiFi audio quality and expanded access

Moog has been acquired by inMusic, an American company that owns a variety of instrument, audio, and DJ brands, including Numark, Stanton, Denon DJ, Akai, Alesis, M-Audio, Marantz, and plugin company Air. This acquisition signifies that Moog is no longer under the ownership of its employees. In 2015, 49 percent

In response to President Joe Biden’s call to eliminate hidden fees, Ticketmaster has decided to introduce “all-in pricing” for the benefit of fans. This move aims to provide transparency and ensure that customers are aware of the full cost upfront.   Live Nation Entertainment, the company behind Ticketmaster, revealed its

Digital media and broadcasting company Vice is reportedly planning to file for bankruptcy, as it is struggling to secure a buyer. The news comes after Vice recently implemented a wave of layoffs and restructuring and cancelled its signature newscast, Vice News Tonight. According to The New York Times, Vice has

The Human Artistry Campaign has announced the launch of a new coalition that is urging artificial intelligence (AI) to consider human “creators’ interests”. The coalition consists of over 40 industries including music, entertainment, sports and literature. It aims to protect “human creativity” and requires that AI requires permission from copyright

Bandcamp employees in the US have officially unionised.  Employees of the Epic Games conglomerate formed a union with the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) Local 1010. The union, called Bandcamp United, consists of editorial, design, support, and engineering staff who are calling for “a fair and timely election.” 

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