Apple Music Classical Debuts in Japan, South Korea, China; Spotify 'Superfan Clubs?'; Recording Academy, IBM Bring GenAI to the 2024 Grammys
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Apple Music Classical claims to be “the ultimate classical experience”. It also claims to feature the world’s largest classical music catalog, with over 5 million tracks and works, from new releases to “celebrated masterpieces”
After several years of lobbying skirmishes with Apple, Spotify is getting excited about the rollout of the European Union’s Digital Markets Act (DMA) from March 7. Why? Because of the new rules it says Apple will have to abide by in terms of what iOS app developers are allowed to do.
Through this new alliance, artists who distribute their music through CD Baby can access SymphonyOS tools to seamlessly build their businesses, and execute marketing campaigns to increase their streams and grow sales.
Swedish sample-clearing service Tracklib is shaking up its business model: it’s removing sample clearance fees. Don’t worry, its customers will still be paying: it’s just that those paying for its Premium and Max subscription plans will now get “unlimited clearances” as part of those tiers. But there is some nuance to the ‘unlimited’ part of that, importantly.
During the 2024 Grammy Awards, one name aims to strike a different kind of chord: Watson.
On what’s known as “Music’s Biggest Night,” The Recording Academy and IBM will use generative AI to create content for Grammy Awards social channels and give music fans a way to make their own AI-generated content, the companies told Digiday.
The animated clip intercuts live performance footage with a narrative story.
The startup says its platform lets musicians create multitrack recordings – captured in up to 64-channel quality and mixed automatically – out of live concerts.
Setmixer said it can provide artists and labels with additional revenue options by giving fans the live music experience from anywhere.
In Luminate’s 2023 Year-End Music Report released earlier this month we noted that six Latin music artists achieved 1B+ On-Demand Audio streams in the U.S. last year.
Germany’s Brandenburg Labs has presented prototype headphones capable of delivering unprecedented immersive audio quality by adapting to your position and head movements.
The more than two-decade-old entity, which collects and distributes royalties for the use of recordings on non-interactive digital services, just recently announced its Q4 2023 distribution total.
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