Audius + TikTok; DistroKid Unveils Mixea; Spotify Tests Token-Enabled Music Playlists; Endlesss Debuts the Beat Machine; Abbey Road Red’s Annual Demo Day Returns
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Web3 Music Streaming Platform Audius Integrates TikTok
Audius users can sign up for the application with their TikTok profiles and use the streaming service’s songs in their videos on the social-media platform.
DistroKid Unveils ‘Mixea’ AI-Powered Instant Mastering Service
Mixea analyzes & processes each track, offering multiple EQ & intensity settings that the artist can preview. Mastered files are available in 24-bit, 48k high-res WAV format.
Spotify Is Testing Token-Enabled Music Playlists
The pilot is currently only available for Android users in the U.S., U.K., Germany, Australia and New Zealand.
Collaborating with a superstar? Don’t hold your breath for a big break
Kim Petras never cracked 4M monthly listeners on Spotify before the release of Unholy, and her monthly listeners have increased 10x since the song was released. Is this a model for other artists to emulate? Is her experience the outlier or the rule? And if so, just how much is a superstar collaborator worth?
Endlesss launches the Beat Machine, the World’s First Beat-Making Arcade Machine
After teasing early prototypes at events in London, New York and Lisbon during 2022, Endlesss debuts the Beat Machine with 25 Launch Edition units available today to pre-order.
Abbey Road Red’s Annual Demo Day Returns After Two-Year Hiatus
Held in the iconic Studio Two; a room with an incredible legacy of music innovation from the first stereo recordings to the re-writing of the music creation rulebook, the event saw Red’s stakeholder community congregate once again in person for the Abbey Road Red team to present.
Tuned Global inks deal to provide yoga and fitness giant Lululemon with licensed music for Lululemon Studio
Tuned Global now provides Lululemon Studio with its B2B white-label playlist app for fitness companies, which, says the music company, “enables [Lululemon’s] instructors to curate playlists quickly and hassle-free”.
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V&A secures David Bowie archive with £10m donation from Blavatnik Family Foundation & Warner Music
HYBE says it ‘can stand shoulder-to-shoulder with the world’s major record labels’ as it secures stake in rival SM Entertainment