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The “Bavarian-Brazilian” Techno-Artist Alex Stein Joins Miracle MGMT

April 20, 2018

Alex Stein has been announced to be joining Miracle MGMT‘s family (for Management and Bookings Worldwide). The “Bavarian-Brazilian” has made his own way thanks to his talent and sacrifice becoming now in one of the most well-known and revered artists of the new Brazilian techno / tech-house scene, now worldwide. Alex has numerous releases on […]

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Apple Cuts Production Of HomePod Amid Poor Sales

April 19, 2018

After months in the works, Apple had appeared to come up with a new device to compete with the likes of Amazon and Google in the AI-powered speaker market with the announcement of the HomePod. While the device was originally set to release last December we eventually saw the release date slowly slip into February […]

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UTA Acquires Circle Talent Agency

April 18, 2018

United Talent Agency (UTA) today announced the acquisition of major dance music agency Circle Talent Agency (Circle), which represents many of dance music’s top touring acts including Marshmello, Kaskade, Excision, and Illenium. Current UTA acts include Guns N’ Roses, Muse, Post Malone, Lenny Kravitz, G-Eazy, Mariah Carey, DJ Khaled, Paramore, Die Antwoord, 21 Savage, Ms. […]

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Spotify acquires LOUDR, a mechanical licensing platform. The Music Modernization Act also passed the House Judiciary Committee.

April 14, 2018

Streaming giant Spotify has acquired the mechanical licensing company LOUDR. The amount it has been acquired for hasn’t been disclosed. A mechanical license is a license that grants you the right to reproduce and distribute copyrighted musical compositions on digital downloads, ringtones, records, CDs, tapes, and interactive streams (streams that you can skip, go back, […]

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HD Vinyl Aims to Improve Vinyl Record Production By 2019

April 13, 2018

Vinyl has seen a resurgence in recent years and the technology used in producing records will finally be updated as HD Vinyl has $4.8 million in investor backing to fund their concept for vinyl production. Austria-based Rebeat Innovation came up with the idea for HD Vinyl, hoping to solve problems the vinyl resurgence is facing […]

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deadmau5 looks to establish LAN/gaming mega center in Canada

April 13, 2018

deadmau5 will extend his innovative touch from the studio to Milton, Canada where he will channel his love for gaming into the construction of a fully outfitted LAN/gaming center, located within the small Canadian community. After tweeting his nascent intention to “buy some commercial property in Milton” with the explicit interest of establishing such a […]

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Spotify to revamp its free subscription service

April 13, 2018

Spotify is planning to make changes to its free subscription tier that should make it more closely mimic its paid subscription service, according to Bloomberg. he updates, according to Bloomberg’s sources, will make the service easier to use, especially for those accessing it on mobile devices. Mobile users with free plans will be able to access […]

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Revealed Recordings Announce Brand New Label “Gemstone”

April 12, 2018

Ready to push forward an enticing new addition to the evolving musical landscape, Hardwell‘s Revealed Recordings imprint unveils a fresh new sub label titled Gemstone. Showcasing diverse styles reaching across difference shades of dance music, Gemstone looks set to provide listeners with material ranging from electro pop to deep, future house and future bass grooves. […]

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Spotify and Hulu to offer a joint subscription service at $12.99

April 12, 2018

Potential new Spotify subscribers will have greater incentive to pay for a subscription given the music streaming platform’s latest collaboration with Hulu. Arriving this summer, the joint subscription will offer users ad-free Spotify streaming and movies on Hulu’s ad-supported platform, for $12.99 a month. The package’s price will be attractive to those who concurrently subscribe […]

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Roland and UNIQLO collaborate on new TR-808 T-shirt collection

April 11, 2018

Roland and UNIQLO have unleashed a new T-Shirt collaboration, celebrating Roland’s legendary TR-808 drum machine. The limited-edition run comes as part of Japanese clothing giant’s UNIQLO’s limited edition UT series, “The Brands.” Shirts will be available in both white and black, each featuring bright graphic prints of the iconic instrument. The collection follows up Roland’s […]

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