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.

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

Sequential is now a fully-owned Focusrite subsidiary; Dave Smith announcement

It’s consolidation season fo the industry. And Focusrite has just acquired legendary synth maker Sequential, alongside names like Adam Audio and Novation.

Peter Kirn - April 27, 2021

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