Technologies and media

Tech makes biggest case at Midem Africa 2021

Tech and the digital music ecosystem in Africa were high on the agenda throughout the B2B event, which unveiled various opportunities and tools that can help propel the careers of artists and music professionals in Africa.

Music in Africa

How Artificial Intelligence (AI) Is Helping Musicians Unlock Their Creativity

Wondering who that hot new collaborator is, on your favorite artist’s new album?


Meditation Apps Want Us to Chill Out

Though new age artists have released music for meditation on cassette and CD for decades, now tech companies have become happy to financially support musical experimentation that meshes with their own goals.

The New York Times

Le Dolby Atmos est-il l'Eldorado tant annoncé qui révolutionnera la musique ?

Depuis l’annonce de l’arrivée de morceaux Dolby Atmos sur Apple Music, et devant les assertions et promesses d’Apple, la question se pose de savoir si cette technologie est une révolution ou juste une passade.

01 Net

¿Es cierto que la música se escucha mejor en un disco de vinilo que en 'streaming'?

Los vemos en todos lados. Desde artistas de rock, bandas sonoras y cantantes urbanos han lanzado en los últimos años sus discos de vinilo. ¿Qué tienen los LP de 33 rpm que están conquistando a los aficionados de la música?


Spotify Launches Greenroom, Its Live-Audio App to Take on Clubhouse

In addition, Spotify announced plans to launch a Spotify Creator Fund to pay live audio creators for their work.


Cheat Sheet: Nielsen studies show ‘light’ listeners make up nearly half of podcast audience

“Light” podcast listeners — or those that listen to a podcast one to three times a month — now make up nearly half of podcast listeners, up 10% in May 2021 compared to August 2018, according to a Nielsen webinar on June 15 that highlighted podcast trends from the measurement provider’s Podcast Buying Power survey and Podcast Ad Effectiveness studies.


On Spotify, an Arranged Marriage Between Music and Podcasts

Music-filled — and Spotify-exclusive — shows like “Black Girl Songbook” and “60 Songs That Explain the ’90s” dance around copyright constraints.

The New York Times

2021 - 2026 : la grande épopée de l’IA musicale

Depuis l’apparition de la K7 en 1963, les supports d’écoute ont littéralement muté sous l’impulsion des technologies numériques. Aujourd'hui, pour découvrir de nouveaux sons et les écouter où bon nous semble, une majorité d'entre nous suit les recommandations des plateformes de streaming qui carburent à l'intelligence artificielle.


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