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Featurin.gs is a platform for artistic collaboration, allowing artists to easily feature each others’ work in their own productions.

 

Musigram is a way to send musical telegrams to yours friends and family. It is already backed by Warner and a Silicon Valley VC.

 

MyMusic aggregates content about your favourite artists from multiple sources, so you can make personalised magazines and share them with your friends.

 

MyTourManager is a live-focused platform which connects artists with promoters and fans, via its own matchmaking system. So artists get booked, and fans see the music they want to…

 

Songful by instrumagic is a guitar simulator for iPad, that makes it super-easy for anyone to play an incredibly real-sounding guitar. Try it out at midem!

 

Soundrop is a Spotify app that makes it easy to discover new music, based on what friends and other Spotify users like. One of the streaming platform’s most popular apps, it has already played 340 million tracks.

 

T’écoutes quoi? (“What are you listening to?” in French) is the brainchild of Maxime Guedj, already behind France’s biggest music-focused Facebook page. It aims to help people connect based on musical preferences, and ultimately “find love”. But of course, c’est français!

 

The Party Player is a home streaming service for parties, which aims to simplify the collective (drunk) DJ phenomenon. Clever features include a simple “mix” button, and automatic musical recommendations.

 

Can’t find that killer track on Rdio that you heard on your friend’s Spotify? As already chronicled on midemblog, Tomahawk allows you to stream music from practically any source, all in one player. And it’s free…

 

YaSound allows anyone to easily create their own web radio, and share it with their friends. With the promise you won’t have to pay the licensing fees radios have to…

 

The above finalists will pitch their services to a jury of industry experts and investors at midem next January. More about midemlab here; meet the finalists of midemlab’s D2C Sales & Content Monetisation category here; and its Marketing and Social Engagement finalists here. See you in Cannes for the final verdict, to be revealed January 28!


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James Martin

James Martin is Head of Social Media for Midem organisers Reed MIDEM. This includes defining and rolling out Midem's social media strategy, editing midemblog, influencer outreach, developing Midem's fanbase of 75,000+ music professionals and more.

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