It is like in real life, the online music scene seems to become an event culture. The last post covered the live recording service Evermix, now and after a while follows Chew.tv.
Chew is a music site made by musicians for music lovers and djs as well. The platform shows live video streams and enables to stream own performances live onto the net. At its about page Chew describes itself serving amateur djs as well as upcoming and professional musicians. Up to now 90000 shows have been produced and shown to a worldwide audience.
How live streaming works is described at getting started, furthermore an API is available to developers.
Live streaming today is a hot topic, sure. This concers popular topics like music or gaming as well as it is worth at all. A problem to streamers is to serve the various platforms. If this concerns you, the article Meta Live Streaming Service for 30+ Platforms is a recommended read. But simply listening is possible, too: Chew.tv.
TRAEXS Directory Links: Live Events – Live Video
BE-AT.TV is the next live music and video streaming service following the just introduced live streaming service Liveamp.
Both services have most common features and intentions by streaming live out of club and from festivals and aiming to foster the scene and bringing musicians, fans and locations closer. But opposed to Liveamp, which additionally has some crowd funding features and supports all kind of music talents, BE-AT.TV is specialized in electronic music of all genres.
The website provides live streams and shows recordings of whole shows. By this whole dj sets played at clubs and festivals worldwide become available to be listened and viewed. Great stuff. To get into the scene visit the website of BE-AT.TV.
TRAEXS Directory Links: Live Music Events and Webcasts – House and Techno – Music Business
Live streaming and podcasting are current top trends. Especially podcasting is booming. Despite of this the services are coming and going by time and so it is remarkable that Mixlr is on the market at least since five years, when a first post appears on this blog about its Live Musik Broadcasting Service, which introduced it as a live streaming service for small events.
Mixlr managed it to stay in the market and to add new features. Formerly it has been a service offering live streaming for a reasonable price. Now the basic service is free and two kinds of premium accounts are available offering additional features.
Further features beside the pure broadcasting are offered at all as well now. There are social media features enabling following and live chat. Like formerly the integration of live streams into Facebook and Twitter accounts and into websites is available. A new feature enables to record the live shows and to export the recorded shows to services like Dropbox, Mixcloud, SoundCloud and others. And by this the podcast is made. Like formerly the service is available via the web and additionally by apps enabling mobile live streaming now. To get further information visit Mixlr.
TRAEXS Directory Links: Live Streaming – Live Events – Podcasting
Some time ago Mixlr has been introduced at this blog, a live broadcasting service offering functions to broadcast and record live music. Reason to mention this service again is a redesign with great features and new functions like social listening.
As the title already is telling it Mixlr has invented itself by a new interface resembling a radio tuner beside still offering its live broadcasting services, which do not require additional hardware. The tuner enables to choose live broadcasts of different genres by navigation with the mouse cursor. Furthermore social media functions have been added enabling social listening and the integration of live streams into Facebook. To stream live tracks may become integrated by connecting to the cloud hosting service Soundcloud and vice versa the upload of recorded mixes again to Soundcloud and other services is facilitated. For more visit Mixlr.
TRAEXS Directory Links: Music Uploads – Personal Broadcasting – Online Radio
Stageit is a live video portal enabling musicians to perform in front of viewers and music listeners with the latter enjoying the performances for free. Musicians may show what ever they want, what in the case of Stageit means broadcasting a special event from anywhere or broadcast a concert or event. Especially broadcasting some private sessions from home or within a studio seems to be a nice idea, which enables fans to listen to something extraordinary and both parties to communicate over the integrated social networking facilities and chat. For more visit Stageit.
TRAEXS Directory Links: Live Webcasts, Online Events – Live Streaming