Major Jazz Radio Jazz De Ville Partners with Volareo & Jazz Contest Announcement

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 18, 2018 ROTTERDAM Rotterdam-based Volareo, the world’s first blockchain-enabled smart speaker, announced today the second, after Musicoin, partnership with Jazz de Ville, an online jazz radio station, which airs globally from its offices in Rotterdam. Investment in more diverse music Jazz de Ville is a platform for everything that has to do with Jazz. Headed by multi-talented DJ Maestro (Martijn Barkhuis), the infamous Dutch dj, master of the vinyl and producer of the platinum awarded compilation … Read More


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$MUSIC can now be used to buy tangible goods. The Volareo Smart speaker will go on preorder for the Musicoin community on Wednesday the 11th. This will be the first time that the Volareo speaker will be available for pre-order and also the first time a physical product can be bought with $MUSIC. This is a major breakthrough for Musicoin and Volareo! Finally, Musicoin users can use their hard-earned virtual coins to buy a physical product. Newsletter subscribers will get … Read More

4 Music Startups To Watch in 2018: Tech Open Air edition.

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Volareo is back from a great few days at Tech Open Air, Berlin. As with many tech festivals, music startups abounded. Among those present were music industry blockchain startups, composition platforms and live hubs. These are the Music Startups of 2018. Spotify Alternatives The pool of Spotify alternatives is growing. Choon is a music streaming service and digital payments ecosystem swimming within it. Neil Barber, of the company, shared music industry insights. He also went through Choon’s business model and … Read More

Scouting for Girls interview: “I just always believed it would happen. I had no fallback plan.”

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We’ve been touching base with the infamous English band Scouting for Girls to learn more about them and understand what lead them to be part of Musicoin. Here’s how it went:   What’s your first recollection of the first track/artist that made you think “Holy shit! Wow!”?   R.E.M. losing my religion. It honestly felt like a religious experience. I discovered my calling.   How hard was is at the beginning? How many times have you heard “stop it with … Read More

Volareo announces BLCKCHN Records

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For immediate release: 13th March 2018 Austin, TX: Today at SXSW, Netherlands music technology startup Volareo and London based German producer & labelmanager Karl Goedicke announced the launch of BLCKCHN Records, the first record label focussed on releasing music for which the rights are managed on the blockchain. During the launch event, BLCKCHN Records founder Karl said: “By managing the music rights on the blockchain, we can ensure a fully transparent way of tracking plays, revenue split and payouts for … Read More

Volareo x SXSW

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Volareo attends South By Southwest  Volareo, the blockchain connected smart speaker, will be attending SXSW (or South by Southwest) this March. Ambassadors and press will have the chance to speak to our founder, Nick N M Yap, and other highly valued member of our team. Volareo is part of the Dutch delegation of New Dutch Wave. New Dutch Wave is an International movement to celebrate top notch Dutch creativity and entrepreneurship at South by Southwest 2018. Designed to inspire, connect and … Read More

Say Hello to Volareo: a Streaming Speaker That Pays Musicians When You Clap

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JANUARY 10, 2018 ROTTERDAM and HONG KONG What if when you streamed free music, you knew the artist would get paid fairly, directly, and instantly… every time? What if you could even tip them by simply clapping your hands or pressing a button? ROTTERDAM and HONG KONG : Today, the Musicoin Project and ROCKI announce the development of Volareo, the world’s first “smart” speaker powered by blockchain technology. Volareo allows users to listen to a lifetime of free … Read More