*Spotify has raised a whopping, $100 million infusion from DST, Kleiner Perkins and Accel, according to information reported Friday by the Wall Street Journal.
That comes ahead of an expected US launch, and the company is already claiming a finalized Warner Music Group deal.
*App developer Khu.sh has just partnered with the Gregory Brothers (Bedroom Intruders) to convert words into auto-tuned songs – instantly. The top-level was just shared with Digital Music News; more details after July 4th.
*Also in app news, Play by Yahoo Music has just launched on the Android. The app offers song identification, smart playlisting, and functions like a mobile MP3 player.
*Ticketfly is now putting the final touches on a serious, realtime analytics feature. More details and a formal announcement ahead.
*Vevo just scored another Lady Gaga video exclusive. “The Edge of Glory” is now live.
*And of course, drama surrounds the confession of Tupac assassin Dexter Isaac. The lawyer for accused James Raymond says accusations of plotting and hiring to kill Tupac are unfounded.