Month: March 2018

SoundMachine’s Business Premium Powered by Napster Is Here

SoundMachine is excited to announce that our new service, Business Premium powered by Napster, is now available across all participating platforms. The new tier is the ultimate music subscription for businesses, blending SoundMachine’s robust scheduling and management features with Napster’s powerful music programming technology and catalog. Business Premium subscribers will be able to access over 200 of Napster’s stations and create custom stations starting from an artist or song. Of course, you’ll still get all the benefits of our Business tier, including full licensing for Public Performance in the U.S. via ASCAP, BMI, and SESAC and Canada via SOCAN and RE:SOUND. Business Premium is available on the SoundMachine web player and iOS App, as well as third-party devices like SONOS and the dedicated SoundMachine player hardware so that owners of shops, restaurants, cafés, hotels, spas, or any other kind of business can enjoy the best music at minimum investment. The two types of subscription services for business are as follows: Business Plan — $26.95 per month per location (billed annually). Includes over 60 stations with …

Live Shows on Fashion Week F/W 2018

Last month was the Fall/Winter Fashion Week season and we saw images of the runway in newspapers and magazines worldwide. Maybe it was not as well covered as the Olympic games, but for those who follow the world of fashion closely, it was impossible not to cross paths with the severed heads of Gucci. Since the media presence these days depends more on internet platforms like Instagram and less on the traditional newspapers, the Fashion Weeks have increasingly adapted to this subtle cry for attention to grab the interest of people watching. This is most prevalent in the United States at New York Fashion Week where, every year, thousands of industry influencers meet up to see what’s going on in the fashion world. Live music shows are the worst kept secret to draw attention to the events. However, this year the presence of live shows has been reduced, most likely because there have been other issues, such as the #MeToo movement, which the designers don’t want to take out of the spotlight. There have though …