Exclusive Interview with Fatoumata Diawara

Fatoumata Diawara talks to BMAT Since the release of Fatou, her solo album back in 2011, Fatoumata Diawara has been rather busy as one of the most celebrated voices in African music today. The Ivorian-born singer, gigging nonstop and gracing world music lovers with a soulful blend of Wassoulou folk and spiritually-infused Afropop, can finally breathe and…

How Venues Turn Into Revenues

Music identification impacts the artists’ revenues. After a night out on the town, we decided to research how music identification systems used in venues impact the revenue generated. Results show that music played at venues increase the industry’s long-tail and provide a significant source of income for indie and non-mainstream artists. Some weeks ago we held…

Music Tracking: Songs From the City

We used our music tracking technology and our 80 million track database to see which places are being sung about most around the world. Our addiction to music tracking data made us wonder which cities are most sung about. We have the curiosity, the tools and now an Instagram account to share our findings. Elvis…

Our Colours Are a Soundtrack

BMAT Music Innovators revolves around music. She’s the reason for our existence. Now, she’s also the reason behind our brand colours. Our web, our catalogues, our blog and our newsletter, they all shine at certain light frequencies, the colours of BMAT. In our first How we built our brand we explained the story behind our logo,…

A Tribe Called BMAT

Are You Experienced? Stassy is experienced at BMAT. She’s been working with us for longer than what Rudolf Steiner calls a cycle of life, which means she masters all our folklore. Here she explains some. It’s been more than 7 years now that I’ve been part of BMAT. After your initial rite, you are not…

How We Built Our Brand – Part 1: Our Logo is a Gig

Everyone, everything, every brand, has its own personality. Personality builds on values and beliefs and maps out through everything you do, everything you say and everything you show. BMAT was founded on the strong belief that our technology and passion as innovators could help artists get the recognition they deserve. This is the story of…

Hello Blog

The first ever BMAT Music Innovators blog post. We have finally decided to start our own blog. We are turning 12 years old at the end of 2017 and we consider this the right moment to get ready for our teenage years. We have been introverted for long enough. Look, here’s proof: This was 2…