The state of TV music usage across France and Germany

 We went deep diving with IPMG into the use of music across TV channels in France and Germany throughout March 2021. We put our findings, b-sides and rarities included, into a public report.  Both the consumption of audiovisual productions and the international recorded music market have ramped up – the latter seeing more creations and…

BMAT helps launch Royalties Calculator for artists

22nd September 2021  Created by engineer Gabi Ferraté – a Barcelona-born, globally-based engineer and music nerd working at BMAT Music Innovators – this music Royalties Calculator brings transparency to how much any artist earns through digital music streaming today.  As well as allowing fans to easily explore how much their favourite artists earn, the calculator…

“Transparency is key to a thriving music industry” – Gabi Ferraté

Gabi is a Barcelona-born, globally-based engineer and music lover who works with us at BMAT Music Innovators. He recently developed the Royalties Calculator in his spare time like a big nerd.  What made you create this calculator? What’s the issue you’re trying to solve with this initiative? For some time now I have felt increasing…

BMAT offers 30 talent scholarships to aspiring music biz leaders

26th July 2021 BMAT Music Innovators are partnering with IMB International Music Business School to call forward aspiring young professionals to work on real challenges and help better the music sector through innovation. Having been in close collaboration with IMB International Music Business School since 2018, global music technology leaders BMAT Music Innovators are now…

Client case study – Kiss FM x BMAT

We’re glad to have been working with Kiss FM since October 2020. We caught up with them to see how the workings of their business had changed since they started using Reportal. Here’s what Julian, their Director of Communication, told us. How did you find out about us? We’d been looking for someone to do…

The Music Operating System

Since 2006, we’ve been turning our love for music into a rocketing business by putting our tech to good use – helping create a healthy music industry which is able to last forever. Our purpose has shone through our work and our mantra “What plays around will come around” has spearheaded our story throughout.  We’ve created…

Client case study – SoundsLikePublishing x BMAT

Sounds Like Publishing is a leading provider of music publishing administration for music in advertising, working with global music production companies, composers and brands. We’ve been working with Sounds Like Publishing since September last year. We had a chat with Steve Joyce, their Managing Director , to see how they were getting on with Vericast. …

Soundtracking a pandemic – Turning to old familiar songs for comfort

There’s a basic human tendency to seek out comfort in the familiar. It turns out, old songs are to our ears as Grandma’s comfort foods are to our taste buds.  Starting with radios, we first looked into the top 50 songs played across 16 countries. For each country, radio stations were selected by audience, typically…

Soundtracking a pandemic – The rising anthems of COVID-19

We’re not talking about another Quarantunes playlist, but instead how we’ve been watching a natural soundtrack to the COVID-19 pandemic emerge. Behavioural changes in music consumption are clear from the early days of the pandemic. As what we listen to evolves, it’s doing a pretty good job of reflecting how we’re feeling.  Songs with themes…

It’s time to get your hit together

“Get your hit together” is a 4-episode web series which aims to help independent artists make sure they get paid royalties for every play. Musicians are faced with the challenge of tracking monetisable use of their songs in a fast-paced and infinitely interconnected digital world. We’re trying to help those who create music maximise their…