Music & AI: Mix, or Match? Beyond the ‘Pick, Pack & Ship’ Distribution Model; AI & Longevity in the Music Biz; DiMA Welcomes Feed.fm as Newest Member
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Merlin signs up to SoundCloud's Fan-Powered Royalties payout model
Through SoundCloud’s user-centric payout model, a share of each listener’s subscription or advertising revenue is allocated to the tracks they listen to, rather than their plays being pooled and distributed through the traditional pro-rata model.
20 years after iTunes, moving past the ‘Pick, Pack & Ship’ distribution model
Twenty years ago, when iTunes was first launched, the music industry needed a new digital distribution system, and they built one based on what they knew: the physical distribution “pick, pack, and ship” model. That approach has largely persisted throughout the evolution from downloads to on-demand streaming and everything in between. But throughout these past two decades, there has been little innovation.
Music & AI: Mix, or Match?
We asked Jessica Powell, CEO of 2021 startup Audioshake, which uses AI to isolate and separate stems from recordings, whether fake Drake represents a break from the past, or more of the same.
What does AI know about longevity in the music biz? With Sir Elton John & Chat GPT.
There is this new thing that has hijacked the music industry like nothing ever has before (except ‘the internet’): AI. So, one way to kick things off I thought, would be to ask ChatGPT how some music artists have lasted for decades in the music industry?
Viberate claims new emerging artist chart will bring increased speed and precision to discovering new talent
Fueled by streaming and social media data and customizable with country, genre, and performance filters, the company believes the chart has the potential to change the way A&R teams identify emerging artists, giving them more control and accuracy.
The Boomy/Spotify streaming fraud debacle proves ‘pro-rata’ must go – urgently.
Robots creating music, streamed by other robots, as criminals bank the profits.
Blackbird Studio Launches Streaming Platform, Inside Blackbird
Blackbird has launched a new streaming subscription service, Inside Blackbird, featuring a curated selection of exclusive interviews and educational content from the best producers, musicians and engineers in the world.
DiMA Welcomes Feed.fm as Newest Member
Feed.fm is a leading B2B music streaming platform that powers end-to-end music licensing and streaming for global consumer brands across mobile apps, connected devices, and digital entertainment systems.
Hire More Creatives as Executives in Music Industry
"Open up your doors to creators and allow them to bring the positive tension this industry desperately needs."
Tidal reveals first artists to benefit from relaunched Tidal Rising
Tidal relaunched that initiative, revealing that Alex Vaughn, Baby Storme, Cheekface, Reuben Vincent and Sunny War are among the first artists to benefit.
Ad-supported music streaming is broken.
All of these conversations have somewhat sidelined what may have been the music industry’s hottest topic a few years ago: Advertising-supported streaming.
Beatles AI Tracks Are Surfacing With Lennon & McCartney Realism
With the well-documented explosion of artificial intelligence music continuing to evolve, a number of AI tracks made to sound like releases from The Beatles and other 20th century acts are becoming increasingly prevalent on YouTube and elsewhere.
Plex’s music player, Plexamp, now works with ChatGPT for playlist creation
Plexamp, the music player originally incubated by the Labs division of media company Plex, is tapping into ChatGPT with its latest update. The company announced today a new feature called “Sonic Sage,” powered by OpenAI’s ChatGPT, that will build unique music playlists by scanning users’ libraries and leveraging their TIDAL subscription.
TikTok’s parent is working on an AI music app that ‘significantly lowers the music creation barrier’
Now, a pair of new job ads have shed more light on these plans.
Snoop Dogg says A.I Music has got "outta hand"
He also shared a snippet of an AI creation of Michael Jackson covering C-Murder's 'Down 4 My N’s'
Roland and Melodics Announce New Partnership Through Series of Special Beat Maker Sample Packs
This series features professionally crafted sample content from global artists, in addition to companion lessons, to help further the development of finger drumming skills on the SP-404MKII Creative Sampler and Effector, a top instrument for the craft.