PLAY MPEMore info
Play MPE is a powerful distribution and promotional tool, empowering content owners to distribute, promote, manage and track broadcast quality audio and video while enjoying the best security available on the market. Play MPE also offers accurate and up to date distribution lists for radio, press and other media which ensures the most efficient distribution of your content to relevant decision makers without unnecessarily exposing it to others.
Shiny AwardsMore info
The Shiny Awards are awards and networking for the music marketing industry. New filmmakers, directors and content creators get discovered by agents, commissioners and production companies.
SoundCloud is a social sound platform that enables creators to upload, record, promote and share originally-created sounds across the web. As of late 2012, SoundCloud has over 30 million users including an array of independent labels such as Domino and Ninja Tune, and a whole range of independent artists, musicians and producers. Users can share publicly or privately in a simple, accessible and feature-rich way to their website, social networks, blogs, fans, press and industry contacts as well as interacting with a community of other audio creators
Swan TurtonMore info
Swan Turton is a commercial law firm offering market leading services in the media, marketing and technology sectors. We have a team of five specialist music lawyers - Julian Bentley, Stuart Barry, Julian Turton, Ann Harrison and Pete Bott. Between us we have a wealth of experience and knowledge of all aspects of the music business, working mostly for the independent and "talent led" side of the industry.
An informal but professional team, we offer a high quality, flexible service. We are able to undertake sophisticated and complex transactions and disputes, as well as provide strategic and commercial advice on all business aspects of our clients´ activities.
Our music clients include chart-topping acts, Mercury Prize, Brit and Ivor Novello award winners, multi-million selling artists, topflight songwriters and producers, as well as many up and coming artists. On the business side we act for independent record and publishing companies, managers and new start ups.
Our work has an increasingly global flavour so we have a broad network of international specialist contacts.
We work closely with other members of the firm to provide technology, corporate and litigation advice. Our colleagues in the visual media and reputation management sectors also provide support as our clients’ interests extend into related areas.
Regular transactions include major and independent record and publishing deals, live performance, merchandising and sponsorship contracts and sales of companies and catalogues. In addition, we create the legal framework for new and innovative businesses in the digital and technology world.
Whether you are a creative or an entrepreneur, we can work with you to deliver all your legal needs from your first deal through to a restructure or sale of your business.
SynchTank is highly configurable cloud-based software that provides your business with a customer facing interactive portal and an internal management system to control, pitch, deliver, and license your creative digital assets and catalogues from anywhere. It lets you operate more efficiently, reach customers and licensees directly, and keep 100% of your revenue.We are software and service provider, not a licensing agency, so we never ask for a commission. SynchTank is a hosted monthly subscription service delivered via SaaS (Software as a Service), extremely flexible, scalable, and fully customizable to maintain your unique brand integrity, and is available in editions to fit any size of business.SynchTank is designed by music people, for music people, so we personally understand the challenges you face. We are confident our software will enhance your licensing endeavors and increase your overall productivity by streamlining the process and allowing you to address multiple opportunities at once. With SynchTank you can easily manage, showcase, and license your catalogue from anywhere, while freeing licensees to focus on their most important task - finding the perfect music for their project.
Taylor & Emmet LLPMore info
Taylor & Emmet LLP
Our Music and Media Law team work closely with creative talent, giving expert and taylor-made legal advice to assist individuals to do what they do best - be creative! The Team comprises lawyers who are also personally involved in the creative industries. This results in us being able to offer intuitive advice centered around our understanding of the individual artists and their craft. We can prepare a range of industry agreements including: - Band Agreements- Publishing- Recording- Management- Live Performance- Merchandising- Sponsorship & Endorsement- LicensingWe offer insightful commercial advice on the terms of the agreements, ensuring that your best interests are properly represented. By working with you to protect your rights and obtain the best deal possible, we can explain at what points and how you should expect to get paid for your work. Our experienced lawyers are well-versed in handling media litigation work and disputes between parties. For example advising on trademark and copyright infringement cases and contractual disputes.John Tunnard, a Solicitor in the Music and Media Team, is an associated lawyer for BASCA and PRS and can offer advice under their legal referral service.
The Music Royalty Company Ltd
The Music Royalty Company Ltd
The RattleMore info
We call The Rattle a 'music startup studio'. This new form of studio acts as the home of the DIY music and entrepreneur movement. We aim to liberate artists from the shackles of the traditional music industry and empower them with the tools, techniques, and mindsets to carve their own path to success. Alongside artists, The Rattle also supports groundbreaking tech makers and tech startups - accelerating and supporting their growth to become the 'next big thing' in the music business. Ultimately, we are designed so the next David Bowie, or Stormzy, or Radiohead 'starts up' alongside the next Spotify, Roli, or Shazam - creating a fairer and more artist-focused music industry.
VEVO is the world's leading all-premium music video and entertainment platform.
VEVO is available in the US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, France, Italy and Spain. VEVO powers music videos on over 200 artist pages across Facebook, as well as syndicates to dozens of online sites, including AOL, BET, and CBS Interactive Music Group (including Last.fm). Additionally, through a special partnership with YouTube, VEVO is accessible in over 200 countries, expanding the platform’s reach around the globe.
WARM is a new platform that allows artists, bands, record labels and managements etc., to track and monitor any song on radio stations around the world. Until now the only services existing, focuses on large commercial/national radios in specific markets and countries, which is only useful and affordable to big record labels, publishers and collection societies. WARM on the other hand specializes in monitoring as many radio stations everywhere, allowing the industry to know, in real-time, whenever/wherever a song is being played on radio. We cover everything from BB1 to the Vatican radio.
WARM is a completely new data set to the music industry. By knowing, in real-time when your music is being played, you have e new tool to help you locate your emerging markets and fanbase. The radio is by far, the format with most listeners on, and according to the last UNESCO report, 94% of the worlds population listens to radio in a week.
We have seen a tendency that f.ex genre specific and college radios are playing a lot of independent music, and not necessarily the commercial top hits like the biggest radios.
By knowing when and where you are being played on radio, you can use this information to improve f.ex tourbooking, controlling of radio promotion and in general establish a better insight on where your listeners and fans are, as the demographics f.ex could be very precise.”
WARM is by far the biggest covering “radio monitoring platform” in the world. We monitor 25.000 radio stations in 130 countries, 24/7, and cover DAB, web and terrestrial stations.
Launched in May 2005, YouTube allows billions of people to discover, watch and share originally-created videos. YouTube provides a forum for people to connect, inform, and inspire others across the globe and acts as a distribution platform for original content creators and advertisers large and small.
YouTube is a Google company.