Sweden’s Music Sampling Startup Tracklib Raises $1.7M from Sony and WndrCo

June 4, 2019 | Music Business

Stockholm-based Tracklib, the world’s first record store with songs for sampling, raised $1.7 million to act on its ambitious plan to expand its user base and recording catalog. The round was joined by Sony Innovation Fund; WndrCo; and Jörg Mohaupt, […]

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How Much do Record Labels Spend on Marketing their Artists?

May 8, 2019 | Music Business

Whether you’re getting signed to a major record label or independent record label, breaking a new artist can be a costly business. Unless you’re an independent artist who has already established a solid fanbase and you’re partnering up with a […]

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Global Music Community Wins the Rights to the .MUSIC Domain Extension

April 23, 2019 | Music Business

DotMusic Limited (www.music.us) announces that their global music community application for the .MUSIC registry prevailed. ICANN will award DotMusic the rights to the .MUSIC top-level domain name extension and move to contracting soon. Other applicants for .MUSIC included global companies, […]

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Pex Introduces New Attribution Engine to Connect Creators, Copyright, and Content Seamlessly

April 2, 2019 | Music Business

People are creating content that gets picked up by everyone from their followers and friends to the traditional media. Yet no one knows who the creator of the video clip they saw on their nightly news program is. Once videos, […]

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Announcing the First Music Tectonics Conference: The Epicenter of Music and Tech

March 27, 2019 | Music Business

Technological innovations continue to create an exciting new landscape in the music industry. PR firm rock paper scissors is launching the first annual Music Tectonics Conference, the intersection of music, technology, and business, on October 29, 2019, at the stunning […]

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Dutch Artists and Music Industry Well Represented During SXSW 2019

March 13, 2019 | Music Business

Pip Blom, Wolf & Moon, Sofie Winterson, Cinnaman, Lien, Bea 1991, Chagall, Lex Empress, BeauDamian, Iguana Death Cult, Volition Immanent, Stallion’s Stud, Reaubeau, Tera Kora and Judy Blank are the names of the Dutch artists who will perform under the […]

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Sample Licensing Startup Tracklib Expands Advisory Board with Two Spotify Veterans

February 27, 2019 | Music Business

Stockholm-based Tracklib, the first service to offer legal, affordable samples at scale, has invited two Spotify veterans to their advisory board. Petra Hansson joined Spotify in early 2007 from top Swedish law firm Mannheimer Swartling. During her time at Spotify, […]

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