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We started a process 6 weeks ago with our kick-ass friends at Machine to explore the live music space, specifically to look for ways that mobile devices and apps could enhance it beyond products that are already in the market. Today we presented the outcome of that research and design, and...

Re-posted from Billboard, Feb. 25, 2014 Leslie Fram is CMT's SVP of music strategy and Matthew Siegel is Viacom Music Group's VP of music strategy. Here they write about what they say is a "missed opportunity" by the tech industry to actively create products geared around...

For most of media history, we have been creatures of consumption. Large corporations and centralized distribution operations pushed a small amount of expensive, high-quality content at us. Think film studios, record labels, the big book publishers, etc. Because the tools needed to create content were...

[from The Comet] It’s true that independent musicians have access to a greater range of professional quality resources than ever before. It’s no secret that you don’t need a label deal to distribute music digitally, promote it online, or even sell custom merch. That said, the artists...

Weezer Remix Contest - "Love Is The Answer" - Indaba Music Our newest program over at Indaba Music! This is going to be an amazing one. Here's the intro from the contest: Weezer has provided you with the stems for "Love Is The Answer", a track off...

Over at Indaba Music we just launched the most epic remix contest EVER. It's N.A.S.A. featuring Kanye West, David Byrne, Chuck D, RZA, The Cool Kids, Ol' Dirty Bastard, Tom Waits, DJ AM, KRS-One, Ghostface Killah, Method Man, Lykke Li, Santogold, George Clinton, Scarface, M.I.A...

Rivers Cuomo "My Brain Is Working Overtime" Contest - Indaba Music As the founding member and chief songwriter for the multi-platinum rock band, Weezer, Rivers Cuomo is rumored to have written more than 800 songs over the course of his two-decade career. In addition to his...

Ok, this is going to be a quick post since we have a big launch coming up at Indaba on Thursday.We're running a contest for up-and-coming Canadian duo Carmen and Camille - it's a remix challenge for a catchy pop tune. As usual, our Indaba...

Sweet new program launching on Indaba Music today: The Music Instinct: Science and Song, premiering Wednesday, June 24 at 9:00pm (check local listings), is a ground-breaking program that offers viewers a new understanding of the power of music. Music is found all over the natural world...