Technologies and media

Midem Hack Day 2014: Music hacks from 25 developers unveiled

We bloody love music hack days. They're an explosion of playful, inventive, innovative and above all creative hacks from people thinking less about building the next big music/tech business, and more about pushing the boundaries of what's possible with the proliferation of music APIs.


Music by the sea awakens a new artistic spring in India

A bunch of technologists and musicians have got around to float a crowd funded platform to promote artists. They have nestled themselves nicely in Kochi, a city they think, is the future of artistic and musical talent.

Financial Express

Introducing Forgotify, the site that streams Spotify’s 4 million never-played songs

Twenty percent of the music on Spotify has never, ever been streamed — perhaps the most striking illustration of exactly how vast and unknowable the online music catalogue gets.

The Washington Post

More Music Tech Startups Are Turning To Crowdfunding

It should come as no surprise that music tech startups that need funding are turning to crowdfunding as an alternative approach.


Why Musicians Must Embrace Spotify And Pandora

Musicians need Spotify, Pandora and other streaming services more than ever.


A Brief History Of Music Technology

How technology has changed the recording process for the mere mortal and the rise and rise of the tech guy.

Sonic State

Google's new Music Timeline

Because of the way it's compiled, Google's new music tool is bafflingly eccentric.

The Guardian

Singing Wells: Preserving Threatened Heritage in East Africa

Now here's an organisation we couldn't praise more: The Singing Wells is an international music project that aims at preserving and promoting musical traditions of East Africa, and does so in a remarkably refreshing way.

World Music Network


Beats Music to launch new streaming service

The new music streaming service, which is being launched to rival Spotify, has been developed by Interscope/Geffen chairman Jimmy Iovine along with Dr. Dre and Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor.


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