Musicyou, a music messaging app, has raised €300,000 ($320,386) in seed funding. Money came from Smart Equity and Brains2Market. The app lets users add music to messages on WhatsApp, iMessage, Facebook Messenger, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
What, Michael Robertson of MP3.com and MP3Tunes phased by a little legal trouble? Not at all! After years of arduous litigation with the major labels, Robertson has launched a new app called 6 Seconds. The free app lets users search all online radio streams for the specific song they want. It provides unlimited skips by skipping around to different internet radio stations.
8tracks has signed direct licensing deals with INgrooves, CD Baby, Dim Mak, and DashGo. 8tracks plans on signing deals with more indie labels and is working on agreements with the majors. Prior to this, 8tracks relied on track uploads and SoundCloud.
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