Roblox gets official Mariah Carey ‘Winter Wonderland’ experience

The announcement came alongside another digital activation for Carey: a series of official classes on fitness-tech platform Peloton. The post Roblox gets official Mariah Carey ‘Winter Wonderland’ experience appeared first on Music Ally. Source: Music ally

Peloton lost 200,000 members in the third quarter of 2022

“For the last nine months my goal has been to turn around Peloton and position it for sustained growth and scale. The post Peloton lost 200,000 members in the third quarter of 2022 appeared first on Music Ally. Source: Music ally

Peloton has ‘indefinitely paused’ use of Kanye West’s music

Streaming services are uncomfortable with the idea of removing Kanye West’s catalogue due to his recent round of interviews expressing antisemitic views. The post Peloton has ‘indefinitely paused’ use of Kanye West’s music appeared first on Music Ally. Source: Music ally

Cypress Hill sue Peloton over “unlicensed use” of music

Peloton has had a rocky year or so: shares in the Fitness startup are down by 95% from their all-time high, and it’s made dramatic changes: outsourcing manufacturing, and focusing on expanding its product range and the classes that made its name. The post Cypress Hill sue Peloton over “unlicensed use” of music appeared first on Music Ally. Source: […]

Fitness tech startup Hydrow taps artists for latest funding

Hydrow is one of the growing number of ‘Peloton of…’ fitness-tech startups. In its case, it’s the ‘Peloton of rowing’, selling a rowing machine supported by online workout classes and content. The post Fitness tech startup Hydrow taps artists for latest funding appeared first on Music Ally. Source: Music ally

Feeling Good: free report on music, fitness, wellbeing and technology

Earlier this month, Music Ally teamed up with British industry body the BPI for an online event called ‘Feeling Good’ about the intersection of music, fitness/wellbeing and technology. Now we’ve published a tie-in report, which you can download for free here. In it, we’ve explored some of the companies who’ve been innovating in these areas, from […]

Apex Rides hopes to take on Peloton, and it’s licensing music

Where there’s a startup that’s gone public in a big IPO, there’ll be fledgling rivals hoping to follow the same path and compete with it. Such is the case with fitness firm Peloton. One of its latest rivals is called Apex Rides, with its own combination of a physical exercise bike, and digital workout classes available […]

Music Ally Report :: Q2 2020 Edition

Our main feature explores the evolution of live music, as we look towards a time when concerts are able to resume safely. What have we learned from the livestreaming boom during the Covid-19 lockdown, and what are the prospects for ‘hybrid’ online/offline concerts in the coming months? We’ve also got a feature recapping two thought-provoking […]

Peloton recently added music from ‘thousands’ of publishers

Fitness firm Peloton is one of the businesses for whom the Covid-19 pandemic has a silver lining, with many people unable to visit gyms and thus working out at home. The company’s latest quarterly financial results reveal that its number of ‘connected fitness subscribers’ (people paying for a Peloton subscription) grew by 94% year-on-year to more than […]

Peloton plans to launch more ‘Artist Series’ exercise classes

Fitness firm Peloton published its latest quarterly financials this week, and it includes some information on the company’s music plans. “In order to amplify our commitment to music, we plan to increase the number of ‘Artist Series’ offerings,” announced the company. That means classes based on specific artists’ music for its exercise bike-owning subscribers. “We recently produced […]

Publishers slam Peloton over its copyright-infringement defence

Fitness startup Peloton’s decision to respond to music publishers’ copyright-infringement lawsuit with a counter-claim alleging anti-competitive behaviour has – and you may wish to sit down for this bombshell – not gone down well. Peloton had suggested that the publishers had conspired with industry body the NMPA “to fix prices and to engage in a […]

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