Ways To Fix The Music Crisis: How Tech Can Help Save The Industry

shockwebpic_musicscrisisandhowtofixitWe all know that the recent digital era has transformed the way we listen to, buy and release music but did you know that the next few years may be crucial in defining the future of the industry and how the music makers and companies that profit from music get paid?

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BOMB SQUAD + MRK1 Team Up With Audiam: Free Music For YouTube Videos – Download & Get Paid

shockleewebpic_audiamBSQpromo1We have teamed up with the folks over at Audiam who are rolling out a new service that provides free, pre-cleared music for use by anyone in YouTube videos. So if you have some video that you’ve shot and are looking for some cool music to use as the soundtrack [and avoid having your video pulled down because you don't own the music] we’ve got you covered.

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Why The Artist Makes Less-To-Nothing While The Music Services And Distributors Make Billions

shockleewebpic_jeffpriceartistsmakelessThe following op-ed is comes from Jeff Price, founder and former CEO of TuneCore and now Founder/CEO of Audiam, a new service that gets artists paid for the use of their music on YouTube.

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[NYC] Sat. Sept. 22nd, 2012: The Definitive Guide To IMSTA FESTA The Biggest Audio Tech Event Of The Year

Calling all NYC area audio creators, technologists and business heads! The audio revolution needs you – join us – WE WANT YOU TO OCCUPY IMSTA FESTA on Saturday September 22nd, 2012.

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[NYC] Saturday Sept. 22nd – TechCamp NYC Meetup @ IMSTA FESTA Future Music, Audio & Creative Tech Network

Following the tradition of audio tech meetups such as like at the 2011 IMSTA FESTA event and NYC area meets like the one we hosted at Devotion Learn and most recently Tekserve, TechCamp NYC is an initiative presented by us here at shocklee.com to encourage community building.

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[NYC] Sat. Sept. 22, 2012: Jeff Price Speaks: Exclusive Press Conference And Q&A At Shocklee Innertainment Panel Series

TuneCore founder and former CEO, Jeff Price will be making his very first public appearance since the news broke about his departure from from the company in an exclusive in-conversation session at the Shocklee Innertainment Panel Series at IMSTA FESTA on Saturday September 22, 2012 at Noon Sharp at the SAE Institute in New York City.

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[NYC] Sat. Sept. 22, 2012: 9th Wonder To Deliver Keynote Presentation At Shocklee Innertainment Panel Series

Calling all NYC area audio creators, technologists and business heads! The audio revolution needs you – join us, Saturday September 22nd, 2012 for a very special keynote presentation by 9th Wonder, Grammy Award winning producer/DJ, Harvard University Fellow and CEO of Jamla Records.

9th is multi-talented, entrepreneur, beatmaker and educator and we’re thrilled that he will be joining us to discuss music, technology and the current state of the business!

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TuneCore Launches Songwriter Publishing Administration Service

Music distribution service TuneCore, is out to revolutionize music publishing with its newly launched publishing administration service for songwriters which will allow writers to collect directly from the many digital music services.

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IMSTA FESTA + TechCamp NYC: The BIG Photo Recap

Close to 2,000 people turned up for the audio tech event of the year, IMSTA FESTA on Saturday September 24, 2011 at SAE in New York City. We had an absolute blast meeting up with the NYC community and those that made the trip from all over the U.S., Canada and Europe to be in the house.

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TechCamp Launches In NYC: Future Music, Audio & Creative Technologies

As you probably already know, IMSTA FESTA takes place tomorrow Saturday, September 24th in NYC and as part of the day’s music tech festivities we’re presenting TechCamp all day. TechCamp’s focus is to support the growing community of startups and audio app developers. If you’re in the area come check it out – we have some amazing companies joining us to present their organizations, concepts and tech.

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