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September 20, 2021

Apple Music Now Uses Shazam Technology to pay rights holders. Music Press Asia
rights & music licensing

Apple Music Adopted Shazam Technology In DJ Mixes

How do you get compensated if you have already been uploading music on Apple Music? In a recent announcement, Apple said that the solution to properly identify and remunerate individual creators involved in making DJ mixes streamed on Apple Music has now been created. The system reportedly uses technology from Shazam, and Apple is said to be working with music…

Computex Debuts Virtual Exhibition

With conference dates for its physical conference rescheduled, Computex, an important exhibition for the global telecommunications industry will now happen…

Computex, an exhibition in high demand post-pandemic, goes virtual. Music Press Asia
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Viberate & Blockparty Launch Live Gig NFT

Music research and analytics platform Viberate will be the first to test the concept of a live performance NFT, in partnership with digital asset marketplace Blockparty. Happening right now, the…

Umek fights a battle that all artists and everyone in the live scene are facing right now, pioneering his efforts to test NFT’s concept as early as these post-pandemic moments. Music Press Asia. Photo courtesy of Viberate.

What Type Of Content Can Be Monetized?

5 years ago content monetization on YouTube still had some mystery to it, however today it is rather straightforward. A YouTube creator can either build an audience of 1,000 subscribers…

Technology: "What Type of Content Can Be Monetized" by Quentin Bradley. Music Press Asia

Malaysian Firms To Invest In Hybrid Cloud

According to Bernama, a Malaysian national news agency, that in a recent survey by IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV), found that business executives in the country are planning ‘to…

Inside the IBM Cloud in Dallas, Texas. (Credit: Connie Zhou for IBM). Music Press Asia

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Music Press Asia: How can technology help us increase the chance of cashing in from licensing music? Merlin and OTTOMATE Ltd seem to have deviced a solution for that.
Music Press Asia: How can technology help us increase the chance of cashing in from licensing music? Merlin and OTTOMATE Ltd seem to have deviced a solution for that.

Indie Rights Agency Merlin Extends OTTO Partnership

Merlin, the global digital rights agency for the independent label sector, has extended its partnership for another three years with OTTO — a bespoke dashboard that helps independent labels and distributors track and manage sales reports and streaming activity online. Servicing a global membership of independent labels and distributors, the analytics and reporting application, launched in 2014, was specifically used…

WILD Digital SE Asia Returns For The 5th Edition

Equipped with the motto of “Advancing SEA’s Billion Dollar Ideas”, WILD Digital return for the fifth year running, a highly successful tech conference organised by the Catcha Group. First launched…

[Music Press Asia: WILD Digital is back in SE Asia, this time in Kuala Lumpur]
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artificial intelligence

OpenAI launches Music-generating AI, MuseNet

What do you really think when music is developed by the latest technological fuss we all call artificial intelligence (A.I)? Open AI, a non-profit artificial intelligence company backed by Tesla…

OpenAI launches music-generating AI, MuseNet

How Do You Monetize Via Lyrics?

When LyricFind launched LyricMerch end of 2017, no one would have thought that monetization can be made just from lyrics. With LyricFind’s database of millions of lyrics, the company managed…

Monetizing lyrics. Image courtesy of LyricFind.
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licensing & copyrights

Songtradr Acquires Music Licensing Big Sync Music

Songtradr, a leader in the digital music licensing sphere, today announced its acquisition of Big Sync Music Ltd, a name synonymous to the role it plays, creatively, as a music licensing agency. The acquisition was a multi-million dollar cash and equity transaction. A deal which…

Songtradr Acquires Big Sync Music, A Music Licensing Agency.