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Your Future Music Playlist Could Know How You Feel
/ July 23, 2015 3:25 pm
Your Future Music Playlist Could Know How You Feel

TechCrunch reports "Researchers at the University of Cambridge have linked musical taste to thinking style, with possible implications for how future algorithms might better tailor music recommendations. Not to mention the flip side: how music streaming services could psychologically classify their users, based on what they like to listen to.". Read More

YouTube Rock Stars Boyce Avenue Sign with Collective Digital Studio
/ July 22, 2015 5:41 pm
YouTube Rock Stars Boyce Avenue Sign with Collective Digital Studio

Variety reports "Boyce Avenue, a pop-rock band that lays claim to being the biggest indie band on YouTube, has signed with digital entertainment company Collective Digital Studio to be part of CDS’ multichannel network.". Read More

Casey Patterson Exits Viacom, Launches Production Company
/ July 22, 2015 5:35 pm
Casey Patterson Exits Viacom, Launches Production Company

Deadline Hollywood reports "Longtime Viacom Entertainment exec Casey Patterson has left its executive suite and formed Casey Patterson Entertainment. The company launches with a multi-year deal with Viacom Music and Entertainment Group to develop and produce live music, variety and comedy programming, as well as talent driven series and specials for broadcast and cable networks, subscription and streaming services.". Read More

Jay Z’s Tidal Catches Up To Competition With Launch Of A Family Plan
/ July 8, 2015 3:05 pm
Jay Z’s Tidal Catches Up To Competition With Launch Of A Family Plan

TechCrunch reports "Jay Z’s hyped music streaming service Tidal, which focuses on high-fidelity streams and exclusive content – including most recently, Prince tunes – is attempting to catch up to the competition today with the debut of its own “Family” plan. The plan, which is comparable to that from Spotify, lets additional family members sign up and receive 50 percent off their subscription.". Read More

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Sirius XM to Pay $210 Million to Record Companies for Pre-1972 Songs
/ June 26, 2015 1:18 pm
Sirius XM to Pay $210 Million to Record Companies for Pre-1972 Songs

Variety reports "Under the settlement, Sirius XM has rights through Dec. 31, 2017, for the music recordings from ABKCO Music & Records, Capitol Records, Sony Music Entertainment, UMG Recordings and Warner Music Group. The deal resolves the lawsuit the companies filed against Sirius XM in September 2013.". Read More

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‘Spotify For Business’ Creator Soundtrack Your Brand Gets $11M From Telia, Spotify And More
/ June 23, 2015 1:35 pm
‘Spotify For Business’ Creator Soundtrack Your Brand Gets $11M From Telia, Spotify And More

TechCrunch reports "While Spotify has been building up its own war chest in preparation for the battle with Apple and others to win more music streaming consumers, it’s also funding a smaller company that’s focused on building up another side of its revenue strategy: businesses and enterprises.". Read More

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Live Nation, Universal Music Group, WME Invest in Doppler Labs
/ June 15, 2015 1:09 pm
Live Nation, Universal Music Group, WME Invest in Doppler Labs

The Hollywood Reporter reports "Doppler Labs, the company behind the Here Active Listening System, announced on Thursday that it has secured investments from concert giant Live Nation, label group Universal Music and talent agency WME.". Read More

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