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Music on the Blockchain

Piano Music Do Not Touch

Blockchain, as we all know, is the technology behind cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, and now it is all set to revolutionize the music industry.  Other industries across domains have started leveraging Blockchain technology to explore functions such as transparency, automation of execution, direct payments in… Read More

PledgeMusic Expands: Appoints Kevin Kiernan & Nate Baker to New York Team

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Earlier this month, PledgeMusic announced it has appointed Kevin Kiernan as Head of Artist Solution and Nate Baker as Artist and Label Relations Manager. According to the crowdfunding platform for music, both Kieran and Baker are seasoned music industry professionals that will be instrumental in… Read More

PledgeMusic Debuts New Program Showcasing Up-And-Coming Music Artists

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Crowdfunding platform for music, PledgeMusic, has launched AMPLIFY, which is described as a new program that showcases up-and-coming artists.The funding portal revealed that the inaugural group of musicians each feature five distinct sounds, which represents some of the best of what makes its community special…. Read More

PledgeMusic Receives Nomination for 2017 A2IM Libera Awards in Independent Champion Category

Dominic Pandiscia

Crowdfunding platform for music, PledgeMusic, recently announced it received a nomination for the 2017 A2IM Libera Awards in the Independent Champion Category. According to the event’s organizers, the A2IM Libera Awards celebrates the successes of the independent music community. The funding portal shared: “As a… Read More

PledgeMusic Founder Benji Rogers Joins Advisory Board For Virtual Reality Music Platform Endless Riff

Benji Rogers

Music virtual reality platform Endless Riff announced on Wednesday  PledgeMusic founder, Benji Roger, along with former AOL and RCA exec Mike Rich, have joined its advisory platform. Founded in 2014, Endless Riff describes itself as a networked virtual reality platform where music fans can escape… Read More

PledgeMusic Appoints Bryan Mead as Senior Vice President of Artist & Label Relations

Bryan Mead

PledgeMusic announced on Thursday it appointed Bryan Mead as its new Senior Vice President, Artist and Label Relations. Mead brings more than 25 years of music industry experience to the crowdfunding platform and recently served as INgrooves Music Group’s Senior Vice President, Label Services and Marketing. He was… Read More

“Weird Al” Yankovic Teams Up With Legacy and PledgeMusic to Launch Crowdfunding Campaign For Career-Spanning Box Set

Weird Al Yankovic

“Weird Al” Yankovic, one of rock music’s famous satirist, is partnering with Legacy Recordings and PledgeMusic to launch a crowdfunding campaign for the release of his career-spanning box set, Squeeze Box: The Complete Works of “Weird Al” Yankovic.  The Squeeze Box consists all 14 of Weird Al’s studio… Read More

PledgeMusic Co-Founder Malcolm Dunbar Signs New Long-Term Deal to Continue as the Crowdfunding Platform’s President in UK & Europe

PledgeMusic’s co-founder Malcolm Dunbar has reportedly signed a new long-term deal with the crowdfunding platform and is set to continue as its UK and Europe president, along with other new international duties. According to PledgeMusic, Dunbar’s stewardship has led the crowdfunding platform to its most successful… Read More

PledgeMusic Finalizes Set.fm Acquisition & Names Matt Peterson General Manager in Austin

Dominic Pandiscia

On Wednesday, crowdfunding platform for music, PledgeMusic, announced it has officially finalized its acquisition of Set.fm and has appointed founder and CEO of Set.Fm, Matt Peterson, as its Austin general manager.  Peterson will be reporting to PledgeMusic’s CEO Dominic Pandiscia. Launched in 2012 by Peterson, Set.fm allows… Read More

Dominic Pandiscia Reveals Why He Decided to Take on the Role As PledgeMusic’s CEO

Dominic Pandiscia

Earlier this year, PledgeMusic, a crowdfunding platform that’s dedicated to music, announced it appointed Dominic Pandiscia as its new CEO. Pandiscia notably has more than 20 years of experience in music and media. He was previously president of Caroline, Capitol Music Group’s independent services division and achieved in partnership… Read More

Singer & Songwriter Melissa Etheridge Hits PledgeMusic to Raise Funds For New Album “MEmphis Rock and Soul”

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This week, mega singer and songwriter Melissa Etheridge took to crowdfunding portal, PledgeMusic, to raise funds for her upcoming album MEmphis Rock and Soul. The new record is set to hit stores on October 7th and will feature Etheridge’s new single Hold On, I’m Coming…. Read More

Brief: Former Sony Music Executive Adam Lekach Named PledgeMusic’s New Marketing SVP

Adam Lekach

Crowdfunding platform for music PledgeMusic has appointed former Sony Music executive, Adam Lekach, as its new senior vice president of marketing. Lekach has held various music positions and was recently vice president of media and partnerships at Mexican Summer. This news comes just as the website finalizes its NoiseTrade and… Read More

Eazl Arts Teams Up With PledgeMusic for Art In A Corner Charity Fundraising Project

Art in a Corner

On Monday, UK social enterprise Eazl Arts announced it has teamed up with crowdfunding platform PledgeMusic to launch its Art In A Corner Charity Fundraising Project, which is celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’, Images Of A Woman, a painting created during the band’s… Read More

Ten Year Celebration: Rock Band Buckcherry Launches PledgeMusic Campaign to Re-Release “15”

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This week, American rock band Buckcherry launched a new PledgeMusic campaign to raise funds so that they may re-release their hit platinum album 15 on its tenth anniversary. The album features some of the band’s biggest hits, including Crazy B*tch and Sorry.  The group, which consists of current bandmates Josh Todd,… Read More

PledgeMusic Finalizes NoiseTrade Acquisition

Derek Webb

PledgeMusic announced this week it has officially finalize its acquisition of music community platform NoiseTrade. The crowdfunding portal revealed it was set to acquire the website earlier this year, along with Set.fm. The newly integrated company will reportedly have a user-base of more than 3 million highly active music… Read More

PledgeMusic Announces New Partnership With the Outlaw Roadshow

The Outlaw Roadshow

On Tuesday, crowdfunding platform for music, PledgeMusic, announced that it has formed a partnership with the Outlaw Roadshow, which is described as a traveling music showcase and festival destinations for music lovers. The Outlaw Roadshow was created by Counting Crows frontman, Adam Duritz and Boston… Read More

American Rock Band Papa Roach Launches PledgeMusic Campaign For New Album

Papa Roach

Papa Roach, an American rock band, recently launched a crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMusic to raise funds for their upcoming album. According to various reports, Papa Roach (which consists of Jacoby Shaddix, Jerry Horton, Tobin Esperance, and Tony Palermo) took to the studio earlier this year to… Read More

PledgeMusic Appoints Warner Music Group Vet Paula Woollatt As Head of UK/EUR Manufacturing and Fulfillment

Paula Woollatt

On Monday, crowdfunding platform for music, PledgeMusic, announced that it has appointed Warner Music Group veteran, Paula Woollatt, as head of UK/EUR manufacturing and fulfillment. According to the funding portal, Woollatt held various positions at Warner Music Group including head of creative production for the Atlantic, Parlophone,… Read More

PledgeMusic Appoints Music & Media Industry Veteran Dominic Pandiscia As New CEO

Dominic Pandiscia

PledgeMusic, a crowdfunding platform that’s dedicated to music, announced on Wednesday that it has appointed Dominic Pandiscia as its new CEO. This news nearly a month after the company acquired NoiseTrade & Set.fm. The company revealed that Pandiscia more than 20 years of experience in music and… Read More

PledgeMusic Set to Aquire NoiseTrade & Set.fm

Benji Rogers

PledgeMusic, a crowdfunding platform for music, announced this week it will acquire NoiseTrade and Set.fm. The newly integrated company will reportedly have a user-base of more than 3 million highly active music superfans directly engaging with the artists they love.  PledgeMusic Founder and CEO Benji Rogers,… Read More

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