1+1=3 in new Soundstack analysis of radio and podcast listeners

SaaS company SoundStack, which promotes “Full-Circle Audio” solutions for all kinds of audio delivery across analog and digital, has released an infographic which highlights the complementary attributes of broadcast radio on one hand, and podcasting on the other. It sources several research studies to deliver a 1+1=3 argument for advertising in both. Continue Reading

Live365 makes licensing deal with entire Global Music Rights catalog for non-interactive streaming

From NAB Show: Live365, the webcasting platform within SoundStack, announces a deal with performance rights management company Global Music Rights, enabling webcasters to stream GMR music in a royalty-included plan. This means the webcasters are not liable for royalty payments to GMR-represented creators. GMR reps 142 songwriters in a catalog of 81,000 works which includes over 100 Billboard Hot 100 number-one songs. Click for more details. Continue Reading

SoundStack launches automated SoundExchange royalty reporting for webcasters

Audio-centric content delivery network SoundStack is announcing today the launch of automated royalty reporting for its member webcasters. This first iteration of the new feature is specifically for SoundExchange royalties — those are the statutory rates for the use of recordings. The reporting feature is built into SoundStack Insights, the platform’s general data center for customers. Continue Reading

Media Creek becomes SoundStack in reorg-rebrand; launches SoundStack Engine; Live365 unchanged

Media Creek, an audio-tech holding company launched in February 2018, announces today a rebranding as SoundStack. In what a company representative calls “a unification/rebranding of all of the collective Media Creek brands,” SoundStack encompasses existing services Live365 and Empire Streaming. Also announced today: A newer service called SoundStack Engine, a platform for both live streaming and podcast distribution. Continue Reading