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Meet Your New AI-Powered Vocalist “Holly+”

Holly Herndon is a 41-year old Sound Artist based in Berlin, Germany. She is partnering with music company Never Before Heard Sounds to produce a “digital twin” of her own voice, titled Holly+, that creators across the world can manipulate to create their own custom vocal parts and instruments. Similarly to our previously reported Jay-Z
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Gigmor Pro New Releases: Mira Goto – The Best

Mira Goto is a California native who now splits her time between Santa Cruz, CA and Nashville, TN. The singer began her music career at a very young age playing violin, but grew up to play guitar. When she reached college, she began writing songs and has now gone on to chart on country radio
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20% of Music Venues Received No Federal Assistance During Quarantine

A new report from Billboard states that 20% of independent music venues received no federal assistance to keep their properties afloat during the height of the pandemic. There was a total of $8 billion distributed to just over 10,400 venues. The rest were denied without explanation. The United States Small Business Administration received 15,429 applications
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Vinyl Sales Increase 108% In 2021

Between January 1st and July 1st of 2021, Vinyl sales grew by 108.2% according to MRC Data. MRC Data is a leading data and analytics company specializing in counting music sales data every week from all areas of the entertainment industry.  As digital streaming services rose to prominence over the past decade, physical album sales
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Music Listeners Are Streaming Fewer New Releases

In the first 6 months of 2021, streaming services saw a total of 555.3 Billion streams; an increase from last year’s 511 Billion according to MRC Data. Of those 555.3 Billion streams, 33.6% of them were new releases, a decrease of 2.5% from 2020. MRC Data counts 1,250 premium streams as a sale, or 3,750
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Live Nation Announces $20 Tickets

There’s no doubt that 2020 was an awful year for the live music industry. To combat their losses and reignite interest in live shows, Live Nation is selling $20 concert tickets to nearly 1,000 shows in 40 amphitheaters across the country. The shows are a part of Live Nation’s “Back To Live” initiative announced July
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Jay-Z Reciting Shakespeare? Audio Deepfakes are here

The 21st century has already brought massive advances in technology of all kinds with numerous benefits to society. Should we count deepfakes as one of those advances?  It’s now possible to take snippets of an artist’s voice, plug them into a database, and come out with your own song that the artist has no control
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“Smells Like Teen Spirit” hits 1 Billion Streams on Spotify

Just in time for it’s 30 year anniversary coming up this September, “Smells Like Teen Spirit” recently celebrated its milestone of surpassing 1,000,000,000 streams on Spotify. The news comes after Bassist Krist Novoselic teased that there could be a “potential reissue” of the album, but is keeping the details a secret for now.  The music
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Using Gigmor’s One-Click Booking

Gigmor takes the pain and frustration out of the booking process. Our platform is designed to automate the workflow of a talent buyer or anyone seeking to find and book talent. Discovery We know you get a ton of unsolicited emails and texts from bands. But there’s no easy way to separate the ones who
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