Last month, the City of Chicago made a splash with its official debut at South By Southwest’s annual Music, Interactive & Film Conference in Austin, Texas.
“Chicago Made,” presented by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Choose Chicago, along with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), World Business Chicago (WBC), and the Illinois Office of Tourism, showcased Chicago’s rich talent in the music, tech and film industries with the goal of showing the world that Chicago is a city where new businesses and talent can thrive.
Music Dealers Updates Discovery Tool Linking Artists And Broadcast Networks Global music licensing company Music Dealers has announced the launch of the Music Dealers Discovery Tool Version 3.0, which aims to link independent artists, with reality programming and promotions across the MTV, Sony Pictures Television and Via Sat networks.
The tool allows broadcast networks to search for, discover and license music across a variety of popular productions.
How Coke Teaches the World to Sing It was back in the 1970s that Coca-Cola first announced it would “Like to Teach the World to Sing (in Perfect Harmony).” That campaign launched an association with global music that has remained high on the beverage giant’s marketing agenda ever since.
Coca-Cola Placelists let teens tag the world with music by browsing Spotify’s genre-spanning library of more than 20 million licensed tracks, then linking the perfect songs to the perfect places or events – around the corner or around the world.Coca-Cola Launches Music Distribution Hub Coca-Cola is launching a music distribution hub to promote emerging global talent as part of a wider push with Spotify to boost its reach with teens.The soft drinks giant is working with music licensing agency Music Dealers to raise the profile of 52 artists through its digital network. Kudos to Marketing Week and journalist Mindi Chahal for her fantastic and insightful piece, “Brands and Musicians On the Same Track,” published in the February 12 issue of Marketing Week magazine.A rising resource of music industry information and news, The Miews, a podcast and subsidiary of iaemagazine.com, sat down with Music Dealers CEO Eric Sheinkop for Episode 61 of its podcast series to discuss the particulars of Million Earned for indie artists, the details of sync licensing and the power it affords artists, and how artists can begin working with Music Dealers.