Music-sharing platform Mixcloud has launched ticketed live streams, dubbed Tickets, with proceeds going to artists and right holders. The first artists to perform ticketed shows will be Flying Lotus, Lafawndah, Leon Vynehall and Roisin Murphy.
Mixcloud has been pro-active during the pandemic, launching initiatives to support artists and swiftly unveiling Mixcloud LIVE. Primed for DJs, performers and radio shows, the service has been a viable option for those looking to stream to listeners without copyright takedowns. This is thanks to Mixcloud ensuring rights holders are paid if their material is played.
Ticketed streams, albeit an invite-only addition to the service, will continue in this stead, paying artists and rights holders by charging fans for access. There are plans to open up Tickets to all Pro and Select users, but this is currently being trialled on an artist-by-artist basis. Artists and DJs looking to get early access to Tickets can apply using this form.
Lafawndwah will perform the first show on 25 October, followed by Flying Lotus on 31 October, Roisin Murphy on 14 November and Leon Vynehall on 21 November. Check out the line up below.
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𝗜𝗡𝗧𝗥𝗢𝗗𝗨𝗖𝗜𝗡𝗚 𝗠𝗜𝗫𝗖𝗟𝗢𝗨𝗗 𝗧𝗜𝗖𝗞𝗘𝗧𝗦 🎟 Earlier this year we launched live streaming to help DJs and artists broadcast online without the worry of copyright takedowns. Today, we bring you ‘Tickets’ – offering artists a new way to generate income from live streams. 𝗔 𝗦𝗘𝗥𝗜𝗘𝗦 𝗢𝗙 𝗚𝗟𝗢𝗕𝗔𝗟 𝗟𝗜𝗩𝗘 𝗦𝗧𝗥𝗘𝗔𝗠𝗦 🌐 We're launching with a series of global live stream exclusive audio-visual shows from @flyinglotus, @roisinmurphyofficial, @vynehall & @lafawndah_. Expect a one-off showcase from four incredibly talented artists, each pushing the boundaries of live performance through a virtual lens. Just take a look at that lineup… All ticketed live streams will be broadcast live three times. Ticket holders can watch any broadcast from anywhere in the world. Grab your tickets now – 🔗 in Stories ————————————— Lafawndah x @church_of_sound present: The Fifth Season Sunday 25th October Flying Lotus x @Brainfeederrecords – A Halloween Special Saturday 31st October Roisin Murphy Live Saturday 14th November Leon Vynehall presents ‘A Little More Liquid’ Saturday 21st November 𝗔𝗥𝗘 𝗬𝗢𝗨 𝗔 𝗖𝗥𝗘𝗔𝗧𝗢𝗥? Live ticketed events are currently invite-only for artists, but Mixcloud is open to applications from artists and managers via the a short-form – 🔗 in Stories #MixcloudLIVE
“Launching Tickets is our next step in helping artists and creators generate new income and building out a full-stack music platform, with creators at the core,” says Mixcloud CEO Nico Perez.
Purchase your tickets at www.mixcloud.com
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