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EU hits Apple with music streaming fees to boost Spotify

EU says Apple is distorting competition in music streaming The preliminary conclusion is a victory for Spotify Apple says EU view is “the opposite of fair competition” BRUSSELS, April 30 (Reuters) – European regulators on Friday accused Apple (AAPL.O) of having distorted competition in the music streaming market, siding with Spotify (SPOT.N) in a case […]

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Apple has distorted competition in music streaming market, says EC

The European Commission (EC) filed antitrust charges against Apple after an investigation found the company “abused its dominant position in the music streaming market” to stifle competition. Following a complaint filed by Spotify in 2019, the EC opened an investigation to determine whether Apple’s rules for developers who distribute apps through the App Store violate […]

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EU says Apple App Store violates competition rules with streaming music

The European Commission said on Friday that Apple had abused its dominant position in music streaming apps through its App Store. The commission statement cites the mandatory use by app developers of Apple’s in-app purchasing system which charges developers up to a 30% commission fee on all subscriptions purchased through the app, as well as […]

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“Recording In Progress” Celebrates The Art Of Music Recording And Reflects On Its Future

Outside of live performances, every note of music you’ve heard in your life has been electronically processed before it reaches your ear. Recording, mixing and mastering capture fleeting moments of inspiration, maximize their sonic potential and preserve them in perpetuity. The technology for doing this has constantly evolved since the birth of recorded music in […]

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Music production bill is one beat away in the House | Politics

An Indiana Senate bill, currently under consideration by the House, will seek to bring more music production to the state. Senate Bill 323 would create a music production incentive program through the Indiana Destination Development Corporation. The IDDC, in partnership with the Office of Management and Budget, would provide a report examining what other states […]

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How to Set Up Your iPhone Music Streaming Service in iOS 14.5

When the iOS 14.5 beta first launched, we heard it would let you set a new default iOS music app, similar to how you can change your web app and browser by fault. We later learned that this was partly wrong. Apple Music is still the “default” music app. But you can train Siri to […]

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Deezer music app comes pre-installed on new Mobee-K ‘smart’ headphones

The latest pair of USB-C headphones from Mobee-K include the app for the Deezer music streaming service pre-installed, but it’s only for certain Samsung Galaxy smartphones. When a Galaxy Note 20, Galaxy S21, or Z Flip owner plugs these headphones into their handset, they’ll have the option to install Deezer and get a “one-of-a-kind” experience […]

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Choosing an electronic dance music app

If you are looking for a new electronic dance music app for your phone, it is important that you can find one that gives you a lot of variety. This is where researching online can help save you time and money. You’ll want to find an app that features original and well-produced electronic dance music. […]

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Electronic dance music production software

Electronic dance music is a great way to make your party an amazing experience. Using electronic dance music production software can make this much easier. Make sure, however, that you choose a quality program in order to achieve high quality results. Read on to learn more about the different types of electronic dance music production […]

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Music Production Software Market to Record Incremental Growth of USD 296.27 Million During 2021-2025 Period | Technavio

Download a FREE sample report The market is fragmented and the degree of fragmentation will accelerate during the forecast period. Ableton AG, Adobe Inc., Apple Inc., Avid Technology Inc., Cockos Inc., Image Line Software NV, MAGIX Software GmbH, PreSonus Audio Electronics Inc., Reason Studios AB and Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH are among the major participating […]

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7 Cool Features iOS 14.5 Adds To Your iPhone’s Music App

Apple’s big iOS 14.5 update adds over 60 new features and changes to your iPhone, some of which are upgrades that audiophiles and even casual listeners can appreciate. Whether you subscribe to the Apple Music streaming service or just use the Music app for your own song library, iOS 14.5 has a few things you […]

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The Deezer music app is preinstalled on the new Mobee-K “smart” headphones

Mobee-K’s latest pair of USB-C headphones comes with the app for the Deezer music streaming service preinstalled, but it’s only intended for select Samsung Galaxy smartphones. When an owner of Galaxy Note 20, Galaxy S21 or Z Flip plugs these headphones into his handset, he will have the opportunity to install Deezer and live a […]

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iOS 14.5: How to Set a Favorite Music Streaming Service with Siri

With the release of iOS 14.5, Apple introduced a feature that allows users to select a specific music service to use with Siri, with options including third-party services like Spotify in addition to Apple Music. When this feature first appeared in the beta versions of iOS 14.5, many early reports interpreted it as Apple allowing […]

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PLATFORM ONE ANNOUNCES NEW FULL-TIME MUSIC PRODUCTION COURSE – Island Echo

The Isle of Wight College of Music, Platform One, has announced the introduction of an all-new course that gives students a real-life music industry experience. The new Extended Level 3 Music Technology Diploma, which begins in September, is a 2-year full-time program and is designed as an alternative to A-Levels in a Sixth Form setting. […]

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Abbey Road School of Music Production to Relaunch Angel Studios

Posted: 3:30 p.m. April 22, 2021 The Abbey Road Institute – the educational arm of the famous St John’s Wood recording studio – is expanding and relocating to Angel Studios in Islington. The Institute, which works with aspiring music producers as part of a one-year apprenticeship course, was founded in 2015 as a collaboration between […]

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Female artists less likely to be featured in music app recommendations, study finds

Algorithms that tailor music recommendations to listeners around the world are more likely to feature music created by male artists, preventing content from female artists from reaching large audiences, according to a new study. Posted by the Association for Computer Machinery, according to the study, on average, male artists top the recommendations of streaming platforms, […]

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American music production company Yessian turns 50 – Asbarez.com

Yessian Logo Yessian celebrates 50 years as one of the oldest music production companies in the United States. FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich.—From Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Bob Seger’s performance on a March 2021 episode of “The Simpsons” TV show, to Cadillac’s “Scissorhands”/Winona Ryder commercial during the National Football League biggest professional football game […]

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American music production company Yessian celebrates 50 years, moves from 300 square foot bait shop to national and international studios with audio projects for top brands around the world

“I was an English teacher with a dream: to make music. I left Detroit public schools to start making jingles.” Tweet this Founded in 1971 by an award-winning composer Dan Yessian, the business started in a 300 square foot bait shop in the subway Detroit. Yessian’s early successes in creating jingles for companies such as […]

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Win music software with Trackbout’s new music production contests

Trackbout, Inc. offers a new online platform for weekly global music production competitions. An online platform was launched by Trackbout Inc., the makers of the free software Ripchord plugin. The platform offers the possibility of participating in international music production competitions, with prizes to be won. Trackbout was launched to help independent music producers. It […]

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Are platforms like BandLab changing the world of music production?

Image Credit: BandLab BandLab now has 30 million users. Are free platforms the best way for new musicians and producers to get started in music production? You no longer have to be in a professional studio to learn music production or shell out money for expensive equipment. To make good beats, all you need is […]

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Amazon Prime Music app gets car mode for easier use while driving

According to Engadget, Amazon has added car mode to its Amazon Prime Music mobile app. This is intended to make the app easier to use while driving. Amazon Prime Music Car Mode is a feature which brings a streamlined version of the music streaming app. It introduces bigger texts, bigger buttons for reading control, easy […]

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Amazon Music app gets new car mode with Alexa voice control

In the same week that Spotify added voice control to its app for safer hands-free use while driving, Amazon added a new feature called Car Mode to its music app. The Amazon Music app for iOS and Android received the update this week, which features a streamlined interface with bigger buttons and less text, making […]

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7 Ways To Get Great Bass Sound In Music Production

Want to create deep, fat and exciting basslines? Use these tips to help you improve the bass sound in your music production. Nothing like a big, clear bassline to create a groove. Whether you like to start your music production by writing a clever bassline to build up the rest of the track, or you […]

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Hey Spotify: Music app deploys voice control function

It’s time to remember another new prompt for talking with your gadgets – this time, “Hey Spotify” for interacting with the music streaming smartphone app. Instead of being a full-fledged voice assistant like Siri and Alexa, here we have a way to control the Spotify app without touching your phone and having another assistant do […]

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Are music streaming services helping or hindering new artists?

Streaming services provide a great opportunity for new artists to get in front of millions of listeners. However, new artists face the biggest uphill battle to take advantage of this opportunity. Some artists think streaming services don’t pay them enough to make a living. Some listeners say they wouldn’t have discovered the artist otherwise. Here’s […]

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Music production studio in a box

[Emil Smith] is an electronic music producer in the Greater London area. He spent a lot of time coming and going from central London so he decided to set up COVERT-19, a portable music production studio. After making a few prototypes, [Emil] settled on what he needed from his portable studio: a sampler, sequencer, synthesizer, […]