Member Updates

Music Biz broadcasts the latest announcements from around our community as our member companies continue to push the industry forward, and make introductions for our newest members via New Member Profiles.

Association Members: If you are launching a new product, have been featured in an industry trade publication, or have a major announcement coming soon, we’d love to help spread the word — share it with  with Henryk Bik, Music Biz’s Communications & Content Manager, at henryk.bik@musicbiz.org.

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September 28, 2017 – New Member Profile Feature: Merch Cat

Merch Cat was founded by Vanessa Ferrer in 2014 after identifying a market need for a product to help artists streamline and manage their live show merchandise sales and inventory. The Merch Cat platform launched on December 1, 2015, with an intuitive, one stop app that is a point of sale system with real time inventory and sales tracking, sales and show analytics, and musician friendly pricing. Since launch, Merch Cat has been working to plant its stake in the ground as a “go-to”... Read More

September 15, 2017 – New Member Profile Feature: Truth Vinyl

Truth Vinyl is a specialty vinyl record retailer and live music venue located in the entertainment district of Arlington, TX. Centrally located between Dallas and Ft. Worth near AT&T Stadium and Rangers Ballpark. Website: https://www.truthvinyl.com Location:  Arlington, TX Number of Years in Business: 1 Primary Contact: Ric Delzell, CEO, ric@truthrecords.net Primary Service/Product: Truth Vinyl specializes in vinyl and rare shellac recordings. With over 50,000 vinyl records plus the latest selection of new re-releases on vinyl as they become available.... Read More

August 1, 2017 – New Member Profile Feature: Vistex

Vistex is the world’s largest provider of software solutions in the music industry. Our leading software solutions are designed with the user in mind and provide companies with the ability to effectively manage, automate and simplify the most complicated processes. Vistex supports your entire workflow; from contract negotiations all the way through to administering complex royalty obligations and easy to use, web-based client statements. Vistex ensures that monies due or owed are properly calculated and administered. ... Read More

June 21, 2017 – New Member Profile Feature: Painted Axe

Painted Axe specializes in branded, custom painted guitars for special events, festivals and musicians seeking additional avenues for personal expression or utilize as fundraisers (raffles, silent auctions, crowd funding). Website: www.paintedaxe.com Location: Jacksonville, FL Number of Employees: 2 Number of Years in Business: 15 Primary Contact: Michael Gauf, Owner & Artisan, mgauf@paintedaxe.com Primary Service or Product: Branded, custom painted guitars, including electric, acoustic, resonator and bass Most Recent Innovations and News Items: An exhibition of custom painted guitars by Painted Axe will be on view January 2018 –... Read More

June 6, 2017 – Music Biz Member BuzzAngle Music Announces First-Ever Shazam Data Integration

NEW YORK, New York — June 6, 2017 — BuzzAngle Music, the leading innovator in music consumption analytics, today announced integration of global data from Shazam, one of the world’s most popular apps. It marks the first time Shazam data is available in a comprehensive analytics platform like BuzzAngle Music. The data provided from Shazam includes the number of Shazams for every song within a given market and country, as well as further breakdowns for age,... Read More

March 1, 2017 – New Member Profile Feature: Source3

Company Name: Source3 Website: www.source3.io Location: New York, NY Number of Employees: 15 Number of Years in Business: 2 Primary Contact: Patrick Sullivan, CEO, patrick@source3.io Company Description: Source3 identifies the trademark and copyright in any product available online, including properties associated with film and tv, corporations, automotive, gaming, toys, music, sports, fashion and celebrities. We have compiled a comprehensive database of high-value intellectual property underlying the $260B global licensing industry. Looking to Gain as a Member: We’d like to gain networking with other members,... Read More

February 21, 2017 – New Member Profile Feature: AuDigent

Company Name: AuDigent Website: www.audigent.com Location: Philadelphia, PA Number of Employees: 20 Number of Years in Business: 1 Primary Contact: Jon Gosier, Founder, jon@audigent.com Company Description: AuDigent is an audience measurement and monetization platform for influencers in music, sports and entertainment. We help brands that collectively spend more than $30 billion dollars on media discover and partner with the right influencers to target, and connect with their audiences, giving them the programmatic buying edge needed to maximize ROI.... Read More

February 7, 2017 – New Member Profile Feature: Label Logic

Company Name: Label Logic Website: www.label-logic.net Location: Los Angeles, CA Number of Employees: 2 Number of Years in Business: 2 Primary Contact: Jay Gilbert, Co-Founder of Digital Strategy, jay@label-logic.net Company Description: Label Logic provides a full suite of record label services- digital strategy, product management, marketing, campaign management, and executive label functions-on a fee only basis. Primary Service/Product: Label Logic will supplement your team to build and execute plans for the new music business. ... Read More

January 23, 2017 – New Member Profile Feature: Newzik

Company Name: Newzik Website:  www.newzik.com Location: Paris, France Number of Employees: 8 Number of Years in Business: 4 Primary Contact: Aurelia Azoulay, Head of Business Development, aazoulay@newzik.com Company Description: Newzik is a professional software on iPads that allows musicians to read, manage and annotate digital scores. Primary Service/Product: Newzik’s mission is is to improve the productivity for individual musicians and orchestras with an easy-to-use digital solution. Newzik tackles problems of shared annotations between musicians, seamless page turning and empowers conductors to control their orchestra members’... Read More

December 20, 2016 – New Member Profile Feature: Brooklyn Basement Records

Company Name: Brooklyn Basement Records Website: www.brooklynbasementrecords.com Location: Nashville, TN Number of Employees: 4 Number of Years in Business: 1 Primary Contact: Blair Clark, CEO/Founder, blair@brooklynbasementrecords.com Company Description: Brooklyn Basement Records was founded with a DIY mentality and strives to work swiftly and intelligently in an ever-changing industry. The label works overtime developing their artists and seeking out new and creative opportunities to showcase their growing roster of talent. Primary Service/Product: We are an independent label responsible for the release and promotion of both up and coming &... Read More