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
Who knows Coachella? Wikipedia does, it is a music and art festival in Indio in California, which happens yearly since 1999. The music is a mix of electro, hip hop and indie rock accompanied by art installations and performances. Further information is available at the Coachella homepage, where you get the time of the beginning as well. Here is the YouTube channel of the three days festival: Coachella Channel on YouTube.
And this weekend another great event is streamed live on YouTube. PSY, the maker of Gangnam Style, a music video reaching for the first time one billion streams, is introducing his new single called „Gentleman“ live and during a concert on YouTube as well. To get your time visit the official YouTube blog post about this event and here is the official PSY channel on YouTube.
TRAEXS Directory Links: Live Online Concerts
The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is a yearly event in California. The festival happens on two weekends starting on 13th April and is streamed live on YouTube this year. To get further information visit the festival homepage Coachella and to listen to the music and view the stream visit Coachella @ YouTube.
TRAEXS Directory Links: Live Music Webcasts
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
Boiler Room shows in part live and recorded audio / video shows from London and may be described in the range of the new kind of internet radio and tv services, including its podcasts. At the homepage one finds a lot of information about live events, new music releases and anything else being important like lifestyle fashion. Both recordings and live shows are available by particular sites with the latter being anounced at this page and on Facebook. The podcasts are available via iTunes. For more visit Boiler Room.
TRAEXS Directory Links: Live Online Events – Live Video Streaming – Podcasts