Ableton reportedly refused investment interest from Diplo, Scooter Braun, and Joshua Kushner

Unlike some of their more prominent Berlin neighbors, Ableton has been steadfast in refusing buyouts. But now that story gets added to their ethos, thanks to an article out now in Billboard.

Building on Shazam tech, Apple will pay artists and producers for tracks in DJ mixes

As Apple Music expands its selection of DJ mixes, it’s also set to compensate artists and producers. Here’s how it will work.

Peter Kirn - September 10, 2021

ROLI hits reboot, files for administration, as it shifts to beginners and subscriptions

ROLI has filed for administration and will reboot as beginner-focused Luminary as the company struggles with losses. Current employees remain, and even the Seaboard is apparently coming back in stock – but this could be a cautionary tale for “hypergrowth” in music making.

Peter Kirn - September 3, 2021

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