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Music start-up musings: Topspin

Today’s music start-up, Topspin, wants to help artists reach their fans directly. Here co-founder Shamal Ranasinghe talks about how the company got started. He thinks the way forward for artists is finding more paying fans and then putting the right offers in front of them.

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Music start-up musings: Adswizz

Last year the ad-funded streaming model was hailed as the saviour of the music industry. Now things aren’t looking as peachy. Spotify is struggling to break into the American market and competitors are scrabbling to come up with alternative ways of funding free music online.

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Music start-up musings: Music Glue

Today’s music start-up is Music Glue. The company started out encouraging musicians to interact with file-sharers and are now dealing with all sorts of fan relationship management. Director Mark Meharry thinks the way forward for artists today is live performances and the experience they create

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Music start-up musings: RjDj

Today’s music start up was founded by one of the guys behind Last.fm. RjDj wants to change the way we experience music. What is RjDj? RjDj is an iPhone and Android application which enables reactive music. It is a way of experiencing music that changes