As a technology, spatial audio has been higher on the music industry’s agenda in recent times, thanks in part to the push for ...
We wrote about startup Cirkay earlier this year when it unveiled its ‘Fan Pass’ technology, used by British band The Amazons to sell 100 ‘digital box set NFTs’ for their new album. The idea behind Fan ...
Secondary ticketing firm Viagogo is under pressure again, this time in Italy, where communications regulator AGCOM has fined the company €23.6m (around $25m). The fine is the result of an ...
A previous leak meant that the US supreme court’s ruling on Friday overturning the Roe v. Wade case protecting women’s abortion rights did not come as a surprise. It was still a shock, however, and ...
TikTok releasing an album? That’s something to make labels shift uneasily in their seats! But wait, TikTok is releasing an ...
French collecting society Sacem has published its financial results for 2021, with collections growing by 7% to €1.06bn ...
Spotify is revamping the section of its app focusing on live music. It has replaced the existing ‘Concerts Hub’ with a new ...
The Canadian government is moving forward with legislation that will require audio and video streaming services to feature a ...
Meta is launching an Avatars Store, in which it will sell digital clothing for use with people’s virtual characters across ...
One of the big issues in the metaverse is interoperability: the fact that the various virtual worlds and games are silos. You ...
Authentic Artists emerged in April 2021 as a startup creating a roster of virtual (avatar) artists to release music – ...
Strong tensions, they say, still exist between music and tech – due to the music industry’s business model of intellectual property capitalism, and the legacy effects of preceding waves of music tech ...