Music production studio Heavy Duty Projects brings original compositions to branding.
This month marks the 50th anniversary of hip-hop. A few seconds from one forgotten rap song have tied artists and eras together for decades.
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Spotify Wrapped is more than just a fun feature for users. The year-in-review slideshow boosted app downloads by 21% in December 2020.
Spotify’s recent product moves suggest the company is building a super-app that includes both audio and video features.
Startups are giving artists the music-making and audience outreach tools to blow up on TikTok and Spotify.
Songtradr matches artists with businesses looking to license music. After a flurry of acquisitions, it is valued at $300m+.
Turntable.fm shut down in 2014. Now it’s back after raising $7.5m but has to contend with another identical startup also called Turntable.
Square’s acquisition of Tidal would supercharge its Cash App, among other benefits.
Streaming giants might accidentally be shelling out ~$300m to bot listeners.