Day: 3 juillet 2020

Drake’s rap-battle partner Caffeine raises $113m funding round

Microsoft may have closed its Mixer livestreaming service and thrown its lot in with Facebook, but another of Twitch’s live-video rivals has just raised a big funding round. Caffeine is the company, and the round is $113m, with VC firms Andreessen Horowitz and Greylock Partners joining media group Fox Corp in the investment. Bloomberg reported that it values Caffeine […]
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British music industry unites for #LetTheMusicPlay campaign

For every social-media hashtag campaign that takes off, many more wither and die without anyone noticing. So hats off to the British music industry for avoiding the latter fate with its #LetTheMusicPlay campaign this week across Twitter, Instagram and other platforms. Artists, industry folk and fans alike were sharing their memories of live music, and the campaign undoubtedly […]
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Survey: Covid-19 is sparking music streaming growth in Japan

More Japanese people are willing to engage with music via streaming during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, according to a survey of Japan’s music industry conducted by Music Ally.
Music Ally Japan surveyed labels, managers, producers and other industry figures in the months of April and May, asking them about the impact that Covid-19 has had on the industry in Japan.
Among the questions: whether their artists had seen an impact on their streams since February this year. 10.9% said they’d seen significant growth in streams, and 36.4% had seen modest growth.
Meanwhile, 32.7% said their artists’ streams had been unaffected, and 20% said they’d seen a modest decline.
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