Month: September 2021

Blockchain-Based Blarecast Systems Completes 'Multi-Million' Dollar Raise

Blockchain-Based Blarecast Systems Completes ‘Multi-Million’ Dollar Raise

Blockchain-based music distributor Blarecast Systems has officially announced the completion of a funding round led by Ayre Ventures, which bills itself as “the world’s largest investor in the BSV blockchain ecosystem.” UK-headquartered Blarecast Systems unveiled the funding round today, through a formal release. Like the majority of recent announcement messages concerning startups’ raises (and sales), …

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Here Are the Biggest Concerts Coming to Phoenix in October

Here Are the Biggest Concerts Coming to Phoenix in October

click to enlarge Sleigh Bells are scheduled to perform on Wednesday, October 20, at Crescent Ballroom. Chris Vultaggio October is typically one of the biggest months for concerts in Phoenix, as major tours and legendary recording artists roll through town. That’ll hold true this year, even as this seemingly neverending pandemic continues to drag on. …

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How mehro Discovered New Fans and Hit 1 Million Monthly Listeners – Spotify for Artists

How mehro Discovered New Fans and Hit 1 Million Monthly Listeners – Spotify for Artists

Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter and producer mehro makes music for fans to feel. The 21-year-old rising star’s wistful first single, “perfume,” with its melancholy acoustic guitar licks and love-struck lyrics, was released in February 2020 and has since become a bona fide indie hit with over 10 million streams on Spotify. After dropping “perfume,” mehro released …

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Songtradr, Utopia Music, Live Nation, More

Songtradr, Utopia Music, Live Nation, More

Here’s a recap of recent executive shuffles — including both hirings and in-house promotions — from across the music industry. If you have a job shuffle to share, we’re all ears. Send us a note to [email protected] If you’d like to post a job on our Job Board, just send us a request to [email protected] And, keep track of …

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What Is Artificial Streaming? The Latest Episode of The Game Plan Explains – Spotify for Artists

What Is Artificial Streaming? The Latest Episode of The Game Plan Explains – Spotify for Artists

As an artist, you work hard to create music and share it with the world. You want to be seen, felt, and of course, heard, so third-party promotional services that offer a specific number of streams or get you playlisted in exchange for money may seem attractive at first, but beware: these are precisely the …

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DJ Earnings Tanked 68% In 2020 Despite Live Streaming, Data Shows

Bandzoogle Acquires DJ-Focused Website-Building Platform SoundJam

Bandzoogle has officially acquired DJ-focused website-creation platform SoundJam.co. Bandzoogle – which announced an integration agreement with on-demand printing service Printful to kick off 202 – unveiled the SoundJam.co acquisition this morning, via a general release. This concise message doesn’t disclose the transaction’s financial specifics, but it does note that existing SoundJam users are set to …

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CAA Will Buy ICM Partners, Creating Industry-Wide Shift in Talent Agencies

CAA Will Buy ICM Partners, Creating Industry-Wide Shift in Talent Agencies

Creative Artists Agency is acquiring rival ICM Partners, a deal that create an industry-wide shift. The companies are led by CAA’s Bryan Lourd, Kevin Huvane, and Richard Lovett, and ICM’s Chris Silbermann. Silbermann will join CAA’s shareholder board, but terms of the deal were not disclosed. The merging of the two firms leaves WME, CAA, …

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