Industry News Roundup // 03.31

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Native Instruments might be about to change how artists get paid for unofficial remixes

The music production software giant is expanding. Native Instruments has announced the acquisition of MetaPop, a start-up that specializes in monetizing unofficial remixes.

\\ Via Fact Mag //

Billboard & REVOLVE announce experiential partnership just in time for festival season


Music and fashion lovers unite in an ultimate partnership of industry powerhouses. Billboard is teaming up with online retailer REVOLVE throughout 2017 to merge lifestyle and fashion with music-driven experiences.

\\ Via Billboard //

Discogs is launching “the largest database for audio equipment on the planet”

If you are not yet familiar with Discogs, it right now is one of the biggest audio recording databases on the Internet, particularly known as the largest one for electronic music releases.

\\  Via EDM //

YouTube loses major advertisers thanks to distasteful videos

Multiple advertisers, such as AT&T and Verizon, have recently pulled the plug due to their ads being show on YouTube adjacent to disturbing videos promoting terrorism and attacking homosexuality.

\\ Via Noiseporn //

Inspired by Carpool Karaoke, Spotify introduces…Traffic Jams

Apple Music signed a massive deal in order to get the spin-off to the massive deal that is Carpool Karaoke as a streaming exclusive. What a massive deal that was. Spotify couldn’t get the massive deal that is Carpool Karaoke. So it’s come up with… this. Traffic Jams is a new series launching on Spotify in tandem with Russell Simmons’ All Def Digital.

\\ Via Music Business Worldwide //

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