Day: 12 mai 2020

Epidemic Sound lays off 19% of staff in ‘realignment’ of business

Production music firm Epidemic Sound is making 79 of its 419 staff redundant, although the company says that this is not the result of a drop in revenues.
The majority of the layoffs have come from its sales department, with the other redundancies coming from support roles including finance and training.
Staff were told about the redundancies yesterday. CEO Oscar Hoglund told Music Ally that while the Covid-19 pandemic played a role in the decision, it was a “realignment” rather than a sign that Epidemic Sound is struggling as a business.
“Covid-19 has just accelerated this transition into becoming a digital-first company, and supercharged it,” he said, stressing that the overall business is still growing.
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Source: Music ally

Former Crowdstar execs launch Top Mix music app

A new music app called Top Mix is promising that “anyone can make music with the swipe of a finger”. Released for iOS, it’s the work of a team led by former executives from social mobile gaming company Crowdstar. Top Mix is free to download, and in its App Store blurb’s words “allows you to mix songs […]
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Source: Music ally

Zhu teams up with esports community Enthusiast Gaming

Zhu is the latest dance artist doing something interesting on Twitch – a livestreamed concert this Thursday (14 May) that will be used to premiere new single ‘Only’. However, it’s part of a wider deal for Zhu with a company called Enthusiast Gaming, which focuses on games and esports – the latter through its Luminosity Gaming […]
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Source: Music ally

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