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Spotify secures 100 Million USD in funding

The US launch of music service Spotify could be imminent as the company secures 100 million US dollars in funding. Reports have it the that the London-based Swedish startup has been negotiating for six months to conclude the round. Funds come from the private investment firm…

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SoundCloud reaches 5 million users

Launched in 2008, the social audio platform SoundCloud founded by the Swedes Alexander Jung and Eric Wahlforss just reached 5 million users. The news were made known in the SoundCloud blog on 15 June, where an infographic was posted showing the explosive growth of the cloud service….

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Spotify in the US

Spotify signs a deal with Universal The popular technology blog All Things Digital was the first to report Friday that the popular Swedish music subscription service had signed an American distribution deal with Universal Music Group, the world’s largest music label. With deals already signed with…

Stream your music with DropTunes

Users of the online storage service DropBox can now stream any music files stored in their account via an additional service called DropTunes. DropTunes is an application that sits on top of DropBox, and a user only have to log in with his DropBox credentials…

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Calleja: The Maltese Tenor

“I just want to sing as beautifully as possible” Joseph Calleja’s third recital disc for Decca Classics, The Maltese Tenor, was launched in Germany on 20 May 2011, followed by Italy on the 24th. It has been nearly six years since Calleja recorded his last…

MusikMatterz goes blog

MusicMatterz is a service for classical music artists on the web. “Service” translates mostly into ensuring classical artists have a competitive and stylish website, at an affordable price. Since June 2011 I have moved the site into the blogsphere, where I will be delivering occasional…