Can You Hear Me Now? Myxer, BlueHaze, mSpot Making Latest Mobile Noises

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And the latest making noise in mobile music?

That would be BlueHaze, Myxer, and mSpot, all of whom are now unveiling fresh products or closing deals.  The rundown…

(1) Myxer (

After closing a deal with Warner Music Group last week, Myxer has just finalized another publishing pact with Sony Music Entertainment.  Just like the Warner deal, Sony is offering  full-length tracks, music videos, images, and ringtones to Myxer’s community of about 35 million music fans.  The deal is US-specific, though at present, it remains unclear whether recording licenses are sealed (A Myxer representative is checking).

(2) BlueHaze (

Mark Shedletsky’s BlueHaze is now splashing its free iPhone app for labels and artists.  Ads, downloads, or in-app purchases generate the revenue, and BlueHaze takes a 50 percent cut of the action.  The apps can be generated through an automated BlueHaze platform, and according to the company, customized apps can be created within hours.  “Rather than charge one time set-up and ongoing usage fees, we prefer to help our partners monetize their apps and share in that upside revenue,” Shedletsky said, a dig on competitors like Mobile Roadie.

(3) mSpot (

Is this a small cloud before the really big one?  As first tipped by Digital Music News, Daren Tsui’s mSpot unveiled a cloud-focused concept at Google I/O on Wednesday.  The Android OS 2.1 app allows users to port their collections into the sky, though questions surround the level of label support.  mSpot is porting existing content into the cloud, an approach that has reportedly caused some friction between Apple and major label groups.