Rumblefish is a pioneer in music licensing and has been a trusted provider of music for top TV shows, films, ad agencies and video games for over a decade. The company […]
ListenUp.fm is a listener rewards system for streaming music fans. ListenUp targets fans that have identified themselves as highly engaged based on their listening, sharing, and spending habits. According to their […]
Groovebug, according to its website, is the first personalized music magazine designed for the iPad. It helps users discover new music and connect with their favorite artists. The app scans […]
Get On Down is a record company specializing in deluxe special edition boxsets and reissues. Past releases include special editions and reissues of albums by Nas, Raekwon, The Pharcyde, and […]
Benji Rogers founded PledgeMusic in 2009 as a global direct-to-fan funding platform for musicians to record and tour. PledgeMusic helps artists to engage with their fans, fund their music, keep […]
Alex White co-founded Next Big Sound in 2008, while in his last semester at Northwestern University. The analytics service measures daily music consumption and purchase decisions around the globe. White and […]
Two rising vectors–the current music fan entitled by definition and the talented but struggling new artist–meet at the point of two new businesses: Stageit and Ziibra. These companies offer artists new ways to commodify music, and they provide fans with a community and a product not available elsewhere on the web.
Sasquatch! Music Festival, which sold out in a record 90 minutes after going on sale, runs May 24-27 (Memorial Day Weekend) at The Gorge, the internationally acclaimed concert venue carved in the basalt cliffs high above the Columbia River Gorge in Quincy, WA. Sasquatch! has recently been recognized for its programming excellence with a nomination for Festival of the Year at the 2012 Pollstar Awards and was named Festival of the Year in 2010 by Consequence of Sound.
Bunbury Music Festival is celebrating its second year in 2013 and will feature eighty live performances across six stages, including performances by headliners Fun., MGMT, and The National. The Cincinnati festival was named by Yahoo Music last year as one of the Top 10 National Music Festivals of 2012. We caught up with Bunbury Founder Bill Donabedian to talk about the festival’s social and digital media strategy.
By Chris Borchert PART 2 People love music and people love free. Enter the Rhapsody conundrum. I talked with President Jon Irwin to get a sense of how Rhapsody plans […]