Charlotta Hedman What is it really like working in the traditional music industry? Carrie Ridley and Ellie Giles found out and decided to start their own company. Record labels were pressure cookers with a heavy reliance on one system, if someone had an idea, it
We’re following up our post about Hitlantis with an interview with another music tech start-up who pitched at the last Music 4.5 event. Synchtank is another software focused start-up with big ambitions. By Charlotta Hedman Some will probably get what Synchtank is about straight away.
To highlight entrepreneurial efforts and great ideas in the musictech area, we are running a “musictech discovery”. We do regular shout-outs from @music4point5 about new, interesting, successful musictech startups and ideas using the hashtag #MTECHD and we would love for you to be part of
The new Nokia ringtone. Listen at your own peril. By Charlotta Hedman There’s a heated debate among Nokia fans (and haters) about what their new crowd-sourced ringtone really says about the company. A dubsteb version of the classic Nokia ringtone has the web-bile flowing. This
By Charlotta Hedman Crowdfunding website Kickstarter has become involved in a strange patent row with former musician Brian Camelio. Camelio, a former session musician for rock band Journey, started his own crowd-funding website called ArtistShare in 2004. According to Techdirt, Camelio’s website wasn’t really anything special
We caught up with Timo Poijärvi, CEO of Finnish music-tech start-up Hitlantis, during the last Music 4.5 event. Hitlantis was one of the four start-ups pitching at the event. By Charlotta Hedman Three years ago Timo Poijärvi and three acquaintances came up with the same