We watched more than 6,000 videos. Ten judges weighed in. Now, the 2017 Tiny Desk Contest has a winner.
We are proud to have fallen in love with the sounds of New Orleans’ own Tank and the Bangas. What won me over about the band’s performance of “Quick” were the interactions among lead singer Tarriona “Tank” Ball and her bandmates, and the way they seemed to surprise one another. It all felt so organic and on-the-spot, just like the best Tiny Desk concerts.Continue Reading
Dubset Media Holdings, the startup whose technology aims to help digital services identify and pay rights-holders whose content is used in remixes, has raised $4m in a fresh Series A funding round.
The investment is being led by Boston-based Cue Ball Capital, which focuses on recurring revenue platforms in business information services, digital media and specialty consumer opportunities.Continue Reading
Online royalties paid out by the likes of Apple Music, iTunes, Spotify and YouTube jumped by 60% for a powerful set of independent publishers last year.
The figure refers to distributions made by IMPEL, which collectively licenses Anglo-American mechanical digital rights in Europe for publishers including Beggars Music, Imagem, SONGS Music Publishing and more.
The growth was completely driven by streaming (thanks to hits from songwriters like SONGS-signed The Weeknd, pictured), which comfortably offset declines from download platforms.Continue Reading
Added on 13 March 2017