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August 21, 2019

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.
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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…

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Erik Ian Walker wrote 'Climate' in a collaboration with The ClimateMusic Project.
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Erik Ian Walker wrote 'Climate' in a collaboration with The ClimateMusic Project.
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How Can Music Executives Fight Against Climate Change?

The interview below was initially published on The Climate Music Project’s website. Erik has been writing and recording music for theater, dance, film and television in the Bay Area since 1982. His extensive collaborations include experimental theater/dance performance, film, and rock and jazz ensembles. His latest album, Criteria Obsession with his band Castle Canyon, is an entertaining romp through the…

WISE: What Do You See In The Future, In China?

WISE PHILIPP GREFER INTERVIEW PART 2 continues…. In this 2nd release of Barros’ interview with Grefer, founder at WISE and FakeMusicMedia – we’ve decided to include all of the Q&A…

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Bose’s Hearing Aid Receives FDA Approval

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first ever hearing aid — a Bose’s invention — that can be used without the assistance of a medical professional. According…

[Caption: First over-the counter hearing device by Bose]
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Hercules DJ Controllers Are Back

DJ educational hardware recently launched several new controllers, AI-powered software features, and educational resources to create a learning environment for aspiring DJs. Over the years, Hercules has developed an extensive…

First Blockchain Smart Speaker Launched

Per Volareo’s official press release dated July 11, 2018. Based on an open-source, decentralized platform and powered by Musicoin, the speaker is controlled via mobile app or voice commands, and promises to break new boundaries in both cryptocurrency and musical appreciation. Volareo debuted in Austin at…

world’s first blockchain-enabled smart speaker by Volareo