Music/Audio

Cosynd Partners With Distribution Platform YANGAROO (MESA)

Cosynd is partnering with YANGAROO Music, the provider of DMDS, a digital asset distribution platform serving broadcasters and tastemakers. The partnership will bring Cosynd’s po... More

Sony’s Immersive 360 Reality Audio Format Will Be Commercially Available This Fall (Billboard)

Sony is making its immersive 360 Reality Audio technology commercially available in the late fall, the company announced. The cutting-edge format - which utilizes what is known as ... More

The Next Big Tech Battleground is Your Ears (The Verge)

One of the most interesting and fastest-moving areas of personal technology over the past few years hasn’t been smartphones, tablets, or even smartwatches. Rather, the action and... More

Google Makes It Easier to Move Music, Video Streams Between Devices (Variety)

At long last, Google is finally introducing a way for users of its smart speakers and streaming adapters to move media between those devices. The company introduced a new feature c... More

Why the Music Industry is Banking on the Growth of VR Concerts (Forbes)

There is lots of potential for VR gigs to become a very importance source of new revenue for the music industry, even if VR headsets aren't really accessible or widespread enough f... More

Netflix Loves Music Content – But Also All Other Content (NPR)

Netflix's recent forays into music-related film and television feature a laundry list of stars and splash, even in the last year alone. In the last few years, dozens have exploded ... More

‘Hey Siri’: You Can Now Ask to Play Music ‘With Spotify’ (Billboard)

iPhone and iPad users with Apple iOS 13 software can now ask Siri to play songs on Spotify, thanks to a new update to the app. After downloading the latest version of Spotify, user... More

Sky Mixes ‘Portrait Artist’ in Newly Installed Dolby Atmos Suite (Broadcast)

Sky has installed a Dolby Atmos immersive audio mixing suite in its Isleworth office. The suite is a 7.1.4 Atmos speaker configuration – seven speakers at ear level, one for bass... More

How Dolby Atmos Can Bring Paintings to Life (TechRadar)

When you hear the name Dolby Atmos, the immersive 360-degree virtual surround sound technology, you may think of big-budget blockbusters with bone-rattling explosions, pounding gun... More

Tesla Adds Spotify, Netflix, YouTube, Hulu Support (Variety)

Elon Musk’s Tesla is adding a bevy of new entertainment options with the latest system software update for its electric vehicles. The new Tesla Theater feature lets owners of Mod... More

Study: 77% of American Internet Users Now Streaming Music (Billboard)

More than three fourths of the American internet-using population over the age of 13 is now streaming music. That's according to MusicWatch's audiocensus report on U.S. music consu... More

Will 5G Usher in a New Era of High Resolution Audio for the Masses? (Billboard)

With Amazon jumping into hi-res streaming and the promise of faster mobile connections with 5G, audio quality could improve for the majority of listeners for the first time in year... More

Sony’s Immersive 360 Reality Audio is Coming to Amazon Music (Engadget)

Amazon's newest addition to its smart speaker lineup, the Echo Studio, doesn't only offer higher quality audio than its brethren. It also supports new audio technologies like Dolby... More

Dolby Atmos Arrives on Echo Studio, Amazon Music HD (MESA)

Dolby is introducing a more emotional way to experience the music you love with Dolby Atmos, now supported on Echo Studio and Amazon Music HD. Dolby Atmos is redefining how music i... More

Amazon, Microsoft, Salesforce, Others Launch Initiative to Bring Multiple Voice Assistants to Devices (VB)

Amazon and more than 30 other industry partners hope to give consumers greater choice in voice services. To this end, they together announced the Voice Interoperability Initiative ... More

Amazon Announces New Large Echo With Better Sound (CNBC)

Amazon kicked off its annual hardware event on Wednesday where it unveiled several new Echo devices, alongside new Alexa capabilities. The company unveiled the $199 Echo Studio, a... More

Dolby Labs’ John Loose on Spatial Audio, Using ‘Little Moments’ to Create Mix Magic (Grammy.com)

The director of audio/visual production at Dolby Labs talks about how Dolby Atmos technology is changing cinema sound, what he feels makes a good music mix and more.... More

Thomson Expands India Business With Audio Products Launch (ETRetail)

Technicolor, the owner of the Thomson brand, has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with Envent Worldwide for the development of the audio range of products in India.... More

Dolby Cinema’s Julian Stanford Talks Sound Design, Dolby Atmos Technology (TM)

While John Cooper and David Courier of Sundance believe that cinemas and streaming services go hand in hand to distribute films, Stanford argues that as home entertainment experien... More

Apple TV+ Content Supports Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos (9to5Mac)

We continue to learn more about Apple TV+ ahead of its debut on November 1st. A support document on Apple’s website details that all Apple TV+ content will be available in Dolby ... More