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Could Video Games Teach Us to be Musicians?

The rise of digital music has cultivated an "instant rockstar" mentality amongst aspiring musicians. Everything can be digitally edited, overlayed, autotuned, re-mastered, etc. so the emphasis on strong musicianship has the potential to get a little lost in the pursuit of quick results. Show More Summary

Music Publishing News Weekly Roundup 8.29.14: AdRev, Macklemore, VMAs & More

Former President of CD Baby, Brian Felsen, Is Named New President of AdRev, a service that helps artists and labels monetize views on YouTube. AdRev's primary strategy is to place premium advertisements on videos to generate more money than the standard advertising formats. Show More Summary

Danny Clinch Joins Tourgigs

Filmmaker and photographer Danny Clinch has been named as Creative Director at Tourgigs, a company that offers a range of services to produce, film, market and distribute concert films on streams or recorded media. Clinch has been recognized...Show More Summary

AM NEWS BRIEF: Streaming Music Report, VMA Sales Bumps, Apple Event 9/9, New Piracy Czar & More

FRIDAY 8.29.2014 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web CLICK HERE Updated Continuously @ Hypebot's More News Tab

Tango Adds Channels For Rhapsody and SoundCloud

Back in June the Tango messaging app/platform launched Tango Channels to offer special content partners an organic way to reach Tango users. Initially such major music brands as Spotify, 8tracks and Vevo were included. Tango's Channels are off to a strong start and more big music names are coming on board. Show More Summary

Pandora Joins Google Play Music, musiXmatch and YouTube On Google Glass

Remember when Google Glass was a thing? At least to us media people? As Google Glass has gone from hard to get to available if you can afford it, it's mostly dropped out of music-related news. But yesterday Pandora launched a Google Glass app aka "Glassware" bringing the incredibly popular web radio service to Glass users. Show More Summary

Twitter Opens Analytics Dashboard To Your Band

It's important to know what's happening with all that social media activity that so often seems to be an act of faith. Twitter's making it easier to keep up with the reach of your tweets on Twitter by opening their Tweet activity dashboard to all users. Show More Summary

Join Hypebot's Free Labor Day Online Meetup This Friday - Monday

Shameless Plugs Allowed Starting tomorrow, join us for Hypebot's free online networking party. We've been doing these online meetups occasionally for years and are always impressed by the results. Instead of how many million dollars Dr. Show More Summary

SeatGeek Raises $35 Million From Big Name Investors: Nas, Peyton Manning & More

Ticket search engine SeatGeek today announced it has raised a $35 million Series B round led by Accel Partners. Causeway Media Partners, a sports-focused investment fund led by Boston Celtics CEO Wyc Grousbeck. Also participating in the round were rapper NAS, Super Bowl MVPs Peyton and Eli Manning, and Melo7 Tech Partners. Show More Summary

Music Streamer KKbox Raises $104 Million For International Expansion

Watch out Spotify, Deezer, Rhaspody and the rest. A new player is flush with cash and ready to expand. Taiwan based mobile music streaming service KKbox has raised $104 million to fuel its international expansion. Singapore fund GIC funded the new round. Show More Summary

Do Your Band's Social Media Stats Make A Difference For Press Coverage?

By Jhoni Jackson from the SonicBids Blog. There’s no arguing about the importance of social media in expanding and maintaining a fanbase. It's common knowledge that all of the mainstay platforms – Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram – are crucial tools, albeit each with its own particular uses. Show More Summary

T-Mobile's Music Freedom Delivers 7K Terabytes Of Music, Adds 6 New Services

T-Mobile has doubled the number of music streaming services in its Music Freedom plan. AccuRadio, Black Planet, Grooveshark, Radio Paradise, Rdio and Songza join iHeartRadio, iTunesRadio, Pandora, Rhapsody, Samsung Milk, Slacker and Spotify in the mobile carriers unlimited data music streaming package. Show More Summary

AM NEWS BRIEF: KKbox Raises $104M, Scorsese + Ramones, T-Mobile, Twitter, Merlin, .Music & More

THURSDAY 8.28.2014 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web CLICK HERE Updated Continuously @ Hypebot's More News Tab

Rockbot Scores New Funding From Universal Music, Detroit Venture and More

Rockbot today announced that the company has closed an additional round of financing. The round is led by Detroit Venture Partners and includes top global music group Universal, Susa Ventures, XG Ventures, Susa Ventures, and an AngelList syndicate led by Sundeep Ahuja. Show More Summary

Can Music Careers Be Jumpstarted On Vine?

Vine's an interesting phenomenon. The 6 second limit on video length seems to inspire creative acts that may not translate into longer formats but it does create a proxy for measuring first glance marketability. While the early waveShow More Summary

Brian Felsen Joins YouTube Multi-Channel Network AdRev As President

Brian Felsen, former President of CD Baby and its associated publishing service Book Baby, is now officially President of AdRev. Described as the "world’s largest YouTube music administration service," AdRev has "grown from humble beginnings...Show More Summary

The World's Highest Paid DJs 2014 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Last week we shared Forbe's top paid DJs. Now Statista created an infographic. You will find more statistics at Statista Related articles The LP Is Back [CHART] Can Music Streaming Ever Be Profitable? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Start Building Your Music Career By Focusing On Regional And Niche Music Publications

By Jamie Ludwig from the Sonicbids Blog. Many independent musicians dream of playing their favorite late night TV shows, landing interviews in iconic magazines, and receiving top-score record reviews on the most notorious music websites. Show More Summary

25 Most Buzzed About Music Festivals and What The Fans Discussed Revealed By Eventbrite

Today Eventbrite released a research report on music festivals in the U.S. Working with Mashwork, they analyzed online conversation to identify the "25 Most Buzzed About Music Festivals" and what the fans were talking about at the time. Show More Summary

How to Release Your Album Successfully (Even If You Don't Have a Record Label)

Partience is a virtue... and it is absolutley necessary when efficiently releasing your newest music. As eager as we all know you are for people to finally hear the music you've been working on for days, months, or even years, you must be sure to take the time to get the most mileage with your material. Show More Summary

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