musictech

JoyTunes Lands $1.5M, Releases New App To Help You Learn To Play Instruments Through Interactive Mobile Games

Founded in 2010, Israeli startup <a target="_blank" href="http://www.joytunes.com/">JoyTunes</a> has been on a mission to become the Rosetta Stone of music -- to help those looking to learn play an in

Concert Window, The Netflix For Live Concerts, Gives Fans A New, Mobile-Friendly Venue On The Web

Back in February, <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/02/06/with-2-3m-from-vint-cerf-more-tech-pioneer-judy-estrin-unveils-evntlive-the-webs-new-interactive-concert-hall/">we introduced you to E

Pandora Shares Jump 18% After Better-Than-Expected Earnings, Mobile Revenue Up 111% To $80.3M

Veteran streaming radio platform <a target="_blank" href="http://www.pandora.com/">Pandora</a> released its fourth quarter earnings today, in which it saw its fiscal 2013 revenue of $427.1 million, re

EQuala Launches On iOS And Android To Bring More Context And Control To Social Music Discovery

Over the last decade, the rise of mobile technology and the maturation of the Web as distribution and consumption channels has had a devastating effect on the music industry, among others. Yet, on the

With $2.3M From Vint Cerf & More, Tech Pioneer Judy Estrin Unveils EvntLive, The Web’s New Interactive Concert Hall

You may not be familiar with her name, but <a target="_blank" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Judith_Estrin">Judy Estrin</a> has quietly become one of Silicon Valley's most successful serial entrep

Pluto Media Nabs $500K From OpenFeint, Webvan Co-founder & Others To Create An Educational Gaming Platform For Kids

Another day, another vote of investor confidence for educational gaming. Today, <a target="_blank" href="http://plutonicgames.com/about.html">Pluto Media</a>, the Menlo Park-based maker of educational

Chasing Shazam, SoundHound Quietly Passes 100M Users, Averaging 200K Downloads/Day

With Shazam infiltrating our TVs, showing up in Super Bowl ads, and passing 200 million users, you just might think that the market has its music-identification king. But <a target="_blank" href="http

Shuffler.fm Brings Its “Flipboard For Music” Service To iPhone, Offers Sneak Peek At Spotify App

As the Web is stuffed with more and more content, we're increasingly in need of good curators to help us discover the things we'll love amidst the noise. <a target="_blank" href="http://flipboard.com/

Sonos Lands $135M For Its Classy Wireless Home Audio Systems

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.sonos.com/">Sonos</a>, the developers of a sexy, high-end wireless home audio system, has raised $135 million in funding led by private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis

JoyTunes Wants To Teach You To Play Real Instruments With Interactive Video Games

Today at the <a target="_blank" href="http://launchedu.co/">LAUNCH Education Conference</a> in Mountain View, an Israeli startup named <a target="_blank" href="http://www.joytunes.com/">JoyTunes</a> s

Rdio’s Major Redesign Gives Listeners A Unified View, Enhanced Sharing, Private Playlists & More

There's currently a heated battle being waged between three of the biggest on-demand music streaming services -- MOG, Spotify, and Rdio -- each of which is trying to capture our hearts and ears by off

Shuffler.fm Launches Its Nifty ‘Flipboard For Music’ iPad App (With Angel Funding To Boot)

Last year, Tim Heineke of Twones and Tone.fm, Marcel Corso and Diedrik Martens launched a new Amsterdam-based music startup, called <a href="http://shuffler.fm/">Shuffler.fm</a>, to let users listen t