Archive | November 2015

What Musicians Should Know About YouTube’s New Music App

[This article was written by Gray Gannaway and it originally appeared on his website. It is re-published here with his permission.]

YouTube announced the arrival of its new YouTube Music app on both iOS and Android devices. This news quickly follows last month’s announcement of YouTube Red, and may prove to be a useful product for people that primarily listen to music on YouTube. Read on for a quick overview on the new app, including its pros and cons for both fans and musicians.

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The YouTube Music app features 3 main tabs at launch: Home, Recommendations, and Liked Songs. The Home tab prominently features “My Station” which is an endless mix of videos based on your music listening history on YouTube. Below that, YouTube provides Genre Stations for the genres they think you’ll be interested in, as well as videos you’ve previously watched or may be interested in.

 

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Landr Launches Desktop App To Bring Intelligent Mastering, Better Workflows Into Digital Audio Workstations

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Mastering app to expand workflow features for bulk uploading, integration with D.A.Ws, and cloud storage to make getting great sound even faster

LANDR, the cloud-based audio post-production software platform, is excited to announce the launch of their free desktop app – designed to make the music creation and engineering workflow seamless. The app expands the reach of the LANDR.com services to include new workflow features like integration with digital audio workstations (D.A.Ws), metadata editing, improved file management, and cloud storage backup for all mastered tracks. It’s now available for download at www.landr.com.

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Dubset Releases Inaugural Mix Transparency Report: Atlantic Records, David Guetta Most Sampled

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The fastest growing genre – Electronic Dance Music – may very well become the music industry’s latest key to unlocking millions in untapped revenue, and we finally have the data to prove it.

Today, Dubset, a technology-based licensing specialist that enables DJs to legally release, distribute, and monetize mixed music (i.e. remixes, mashups, mixes, etc.), has published the first edition of its monthly report: Dubset Mix Transparency Report (Special Edition Year-to-Date 2015).

Read the full article on Hypebot.

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