Get Fast, Legal and Free Music With Audials Music Rocket

By | Dec 10, 2016 at 10:30 am

In order to please their taste, music fans have four options: buy a CD, buy it digitally (which costs almost the same as physical media), look for pirated and illegal songs, or use streaming services, which are becoming more and more popular throughout the…


This Arkansas Rapper Turned Entrepreneur Blends Tech and Music

By | Nov 29, 2016 at 2:20 pm

It is hard to put Chane “Big Piph” Morrow in a box. The Stanford-educated rapper turned entrepreneur just doesn’t fit the mold. And he likes it that way. His latest project, The Legacy Project Experience (TLP) is exactly what you would expect from an…


7 Reasons to be Excited About Techstars Music

By | Oct 10, 2016 at 7:30 pm

Yesterday, Techstars announced their latest offering for startups, Techstars Music. Music has been a notoriously challenging category for startups, but you should be beyond excited about the prospect of a music startup accelerator coming to the notable company’s arsenal. Here’s why: Music Drives Culture For many people, musical taste…


Techstars Announces New Music Startup Accelerator

By | Oct 9, 2016 at 10:30 am

Techstars is excited to announce the launch of Techstars Music, a new startup accelerator program created with top music companies to invest in the ecosystem of music. The Techstars Music program will kick off in Los Angeles in February 2017 and applications are open today….


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RockMyRun and ZTE: A Robust Fusion of Music and Tech

By | Jul 15, 2015 at 9:00 pm

You’re out for a run, you absolutely crushed it at work, and the sun is slowly sinking behind the far off horizon. Pumped doesn’t begin to describe how great you feel – maybe you’ll set that new personal record on your mile time. The…



The Future of Digital Music Lies With the Artists

By | Jul 9, 2015 at 10:00 am

Believe it or not, there are people in my life who don’t use Spotify. Whenever I suggest to them that they get it I hear the same argument, without fail: “oh, well I would support them but they don’t pay their artists”. That’s completely,…


Will Shazam’s Image Search Bridge the Print/Digital Advertising Gap?

By | May 29, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Shazam’s recently launched image search enables users to use the well-known music recognition app to view a new interactive digital world. Similar to the concept behind QR Codes, this new take on image search asks users to scan the physical print; such as a…


DJ-51 Uses Spotify to Create a Local Playlist

By | May 18, 2015 at 8:00 am

Music can “make or break” a social event – it’s the major element that can bring people together, create a certain atmosphere and make people feel comfortable. However, choosing the right tunes for an event can be challenging, especially because people have different tastes…


A Week After Its Shutdown, Grooveshark is Back…Kind Of

By | May 6, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Nearly a week since the music stream service shut down its operations and ended its years-long legal battles and controversy, Grooveshark seems to have come back from the dead. According to BGR, staff writer Jacob Siegal was contacted by a man calling himself as…


The Hard Rock Hotel Combines Music & Technology

By | Apr 18, 2015 at 10:00 am

Establishing a brand is hard enough but establishing an icon brand which changes with the music & technology trends and must adhere to worldwide consumers can be an insanely complex task. I sat down with Hard Rock’s Jeff Nolan, Master Historian, and Matt Watts,…



Uberchord: Personal Guitar Teacher in Your Pocket

By | Apr 13, 2015 at 8:00 am

Coming out of Berlin is an app that is trying to disrupt how people learn to play the guitar. The app, called Uberchord (yes…another company with Uber in the name, but this one is actually from Germany, so they get a pass), is known…


Meludia Revolutionizes Music Learning and Creating

By | Apr 12, 2015 at 12:00 pm

Remember when taking a picture and making a video were jobs for ‘professionals’ – specialized skills that only those who were talented and trained could do. Every one of us is a photographer and videographer now. Instagram and Youtube have revlolutionized the way we…



Don’t Sing…Please…Just Message the Song Instead

By | Apr 3, 2015 at 8:00 am

With the recent releases by companies like Pixit and Imgur, there’s no denying the fact that alternative messaging methods are on the rise. However, there’s long been an absence for music messaging, according to Rithm. Today Rithm announced that it would be changing that…



LittleBits Partners With KORG on New Synth Kit Modules

By | Apr 1, 2015 at 9:00 am

In the Fall of 2013 littleBits launched their original Synth Kit, which opened the doors for hobbyists and musicians to easily explore the synthesizer instrument. Further, users could build their own custom sound machine, complete with signal generators, modifiers, modulators, and controllers. Following the…