Industry News Roundup // 01.12

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Every week, we’re sharing the latest news and information for the music industry and technology worldwide.

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iHeart Radio Launches Spotify Rival…And It’s A Bit Of A Mouthful: iHeartRadio has launched its $9.99 a month Spotify rival: ‘iHeartRadio All Access powered by Napster’.

The premium tier follows the arrival of its $4.99 a month iHeartRadio Plus on iOS and Android in the US last year, and joins the original free iHeartRadio app.

\\ Via Music Business Worldwide //

Korg Gadget iOS production suite coming to Mac: Korg Gadget will soon be available on Mac. Previously available only on the iOS platform, Korg’s Gadget series featured over 20 types of virtual synthesiser and drum machines that could be programmed, mixed and arranged in an onboard sequencer, allowing users to make music outside the studio. Now Korg are bringing the same devices to the Mac platform with additional features, including the ability to record audio and a 16-pad drum machine.

\\ Via Resident Advisor //

Google and YouTube Accused of Stealing Content ID…: So, who exactly owns the rights to Content ID? Google and YouTube, or Audible Magic? That’s now the focus of a serious lawsuit. It’s no secret that YouTube’s Content ID is unpopular. But did the Google-owned company actually develop the copyright enforcement tool?

\\ Via Digital Music News //

SoundCloud Co-Founder Eric Wahlforss Switches Job As Firm Hires CTO: Yahoo! exec Artem Fishman has been appointed Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Engineering at SoundCloud – as co-founder Eric Wahlforss takes on a newly-created role. Wahlforss is now Chief Product Officer, leading strategy around product initiatives that will launch later this year.

\\ Via Music Business Worldwide //

Denon DJ announce new turntable, mixer and media player: In an attempt to challenge the ubiquity of Pioneer DJ products in the booth, the American manufacturer is releasing an entire suite of DJ gear under the name Prime, including the VL12 turntable, the X1800 mixer, the SC5000 media player and a music management system called Engine.

\\ Via Resident Advisor //

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