Digest: Dubset Announces Major Funding, BMI/RMLC Interim Licensing Rate, “YouTube Can Do Better”

Top Music News Story Dubset Announces $4 Million Funding Round Dubset Media is getting an injection of funds as it attempts to solve one of dance music’s most frustrating issues. The company, led by CEO Stephen White, announced this morning (Feb. 27) it had completed a $4 million round of Series A funding led by… Continue reading Digest: Dubset Announces Major Funding, BMI/RMLC Interim Licensing Rate, “YouTube Can Do Better”

RECAP: Dubset Launches Remixes on Streaming, Techstars Announces Music Startup Incubator, Azoff Goes After “Pirates”

Spotify And Apple Music Dubset Deals Start To Pay Off Startup Dubset Media is trying to license the kind of remixes and mash-ups previously only available on SoundCloud for other streaming services, with Apple Music and Spotify already on its slate of distribution deals. TechCrunch reported that one of the first Dubset-licensed remixes has gone… Continue reading RECAP: Dubset Launches Remixes on Streaming, Techstars Announces Music Startup Incubator, Azoff Goes After “Pirates”

RECAP: Pandora Nearing On-Demand Deals, Dubset Inks Deal with Sony/ATV, More News in U.S. Publishing

Story of the Week Pandora Nears Deals For On-Demand Streaming Pandora Media Inc. is aiming to start expanding its internet-radio service as soon as next month, offering its hallmark free tier as well as two new monthly subscription options that will mark its foray into on-demand music streaming, said people familiar with the matter. While… Continue reading RECAP: Pandora Nearing On-Demand Deals, Dubset Inks Deal with Sony/ATV, More News in U.S. Publishing

RECAP: New Streaming Research Drops, Dubset Opens to NMPA Members, Rhapsody Launches VR

Story of the Week New Research Claims Streaming ‘Black Hole’ Beyond Millennials A new survey of British consumers suggests that people older than 35 may be being “left out in the cold” by music-streaming services. And while there’s a caveat here – the research was commissioned by Electric Jukebox, which is launching a streaming service… Continue reading RECAP: New Streaming Research Drops, Dubset Opens to NMPA Members, Rhapsody Launches VR