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  1. Converse Announces Rubber Tracks Sample Library, Providing Free Audio Samples for Musicians

    February 03, 2015 9:55 PM EST Converse will launch a new sample library called the Converse Rubber Tracks Sample Library that will provide a growing collection of high-quality audio samples free-of-charge to musicians around the world.  Converse Releases Diplo, the Clash' ...

  2. SoundCloud Partners With Getty Images Music (Exclusive)

    October 09, 2012 6:00 AM EDT The Web made licensing music drastically more efficient. Now a small button on the ubiquitous SoundCloud streaming player makes licensing music even easier. SoundCloud, a music hosting and sharing platform with more than 20 million users, has part ...

  3. Social Marketing: Adding Dollars to Fan Interaction at NARM Conference

    May 11, 2012 3:11 PM EDT Lil Wayne and Akon were impressing the folks at RootMusic, the creator of BandPage for Facebook, with the fact that both had amassed 20 million likes on their Facebook fan sites. What brought them concern, however, was the fact that each of Akon&# ...

  4. Publishing Briefs: Imagem Signs Elvis Presley Agreement, Zappa Family Trust Makes Deal With TuneSat, More

    November 18, 2011 8:05 AM EST Imagem Signs Presley/Gladys Agreement Imagem Music USA has signed a worldwide music administration agreement with Elvis Presley Music/Gladys Music catalog, co-owned by the Elvis Presley Enterprises and the families of the late publishing executive ...

  5. Business Matters: Radical.fm Raises New Funding for Personalized Web-Streaming Service

    November 15, 2011 7:45 PM EST Radical.fm Raises New Funding -- In a year filled with Internet radio stories, it's no surprise that another startup has raised money to deliver a customized song playlist to music lovers. Personalized web streaming service Radical.fm has rai ...

  6. Jane's Addiction Crowdsources Art For 'Irresistible Force' Remix Single

    September 28, 2011 8:30 AM EDT Alternative rock legends Jane's Addiction have a taken a unique, fan-friendly approach to designing the artwork for a remix of their new single, "Irresistible Force." In cooperation with the creative community website Creative Allie ...

  7. Business Matters: Why We7 Could be the Next Pandora

    June 22, 2011 5:25 PM EDT Is We7 The Next Pandora? -- U.K. digital music service We7 could be the closest thing to Pandora outside of the U.S. With a few years of learning under its belt and a product revamped for the mainstream, and with 3 million unique users a month in ...

  8. Amazon Cloud Outage: A Teachable Moment?

    April 25, 2011 11:31 AM EDT Amazon's Elastic Cloud Computing web service was still experiencing problems four days after the initial outage that brought down many web sites. On Monday morning, the EC2 dashboard noted instance connectivity, latency and error rates at the ...

  9. Amazon Cloud Outage Continues Into Second Day; Indaba Got Creative With Its Downtime

    April 22, 2011 2:36 PM EDT Amazon's web services outage at its Northern Virginia facility continued for the second day on Friday. Reports say hundreds of companies are still affected, although many have restored service. Some music companies were still feeling the effe ...

  10. Amazon Cloud Outage Impacts Foursquare, Indaba Music, Quora, Reddit and a Town in Canada

    April 21, 2011 3:44 PM EDT Amazon's Web Services is experiencing service issues that have affected a wide range of companies. By midday Thursday, the service health dashboard still showed service disruptions at its Elastic Compute Cloud and Relational Database services ...

  11. Music Start-Up Academy Bringing Tech Startups and Music Biz Together

    April 15, 2011 3:00 PM EDT Midway through last night's Music Startup Academy at New York's General Assembly , an audience member posted the following tweet: "in terms of mechanical rights, ringtones have higher royalty rates than full length songs. Interestin ...

  12. Tw1tterband: Form, Record Through Twitter

    March 04, 2011 2:17 PM EST I guess it was only a matter of time. A group of musicians (and non-musicians), all of whom have never actually meet in person have found each other via Twitter and formed a band. Tw1tterband . The brainchild of one Richard Newman, the idea took s ...

  13. Indaba Music Appoints J.J. Rosen CEO

    March 01, 2011 11:38 AM EST Just a week after adding Queen Latifah to its board of directors , online music collaboration site Indaba today announced the appointment of Sony Music vet J.J. Rosen as its CEO . Rosen previously was executive VP of Sony Music's commercial m ...

  14. Indaba Music Revamps Service

    August 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Indaba Music began the process of revamping its website and services today, a process the company says will remain ongoing through the rest of the year. Indaba Music is best known for its online music collaboration environment, allowing artists to ...

  15. Dave Stewart Partners With Nokia/Indada Music For Songwriting Comp

    August 03, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Eurythmics guitarist Dave Stewart has joined forces with mobile giant Nokia and Los Angeles-based digital platform Indaba Music to launch an international songwriting competition in aid of charitable causes. To enter the competition contestants ar ...

  16. Indaba Music Unveils Cloud-based Artist Workstation

    April 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Indaba Music, an online service that allows artists to collaborate on music projects through virtual jam sessions, today launched a new virtual music studio called Mantis. The “digital audio workstation” is a cloud-based audio production software ...

  17. April Fools' Day Hits The Music Biz

    April 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT People across the country spent a portion of Thursday trying to decide what news items were real and which weren't. Here are a few of the April Fools' Day pranks that hit the music industry. One prank that may have snared a few people wh ...

  18. Briefs: Best Buy, Live Nation, CAA

    June 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- Over half of consumers surveyed for the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Survey said they have cut down on out-of-home entertainment. Only 20% said they planned on keeping that spending down. In October, 40% of respondents said they would del ...