Revelator, UK Insurance for Live Sector, Audius 5M Users, Mike Chester at Warner, Duran Duran
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Your daily update on new releases, tours, business and tech news from Built on the Blockchain, Revelator Unveils New Decentralized Protocol for Music Rights which will streamline licensing, contracts, and payments. After months of complaints from the live music sector, the UK finally launches a £750M GOVERNMENT-BACKED INSURANCE SCHEME to help cover costs incurred in the event of cancellation due to the event being legally unable to happen due to government restrictions. Nearly 2,300 people test positive for coronavirus after attending music festivals in Catalonia, the number of infections at recent concerts was 76% higher than those recorded in the control group Make sure to check out the show notes for links to the articles referenced and on  In Music Tech News… Blockchain-Based Music Streaming Service Audius has 5M Monthly Users with over 100,000 artists that include Deadmau5 and Skrillex. In Musical Chairs... Mike Chester promoted to EVP, promotion & commerce at Warner Records. Since 2018, he has spearheaded a complete revamping of the label’s promotion team and strategy across every format and platform.  And for your listening pleasure, Duran Duran is back with retro vibes in “New Joy”.  That concludes today's update. For article links, see the show n otes, or go to and tune in to the Music News at Noon live in Clubhouse or on the website weekdays at 12 p.m. Eastern. Have a great weekend!
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