The Wallifornia Music & Innovation Summit took place earlier this month in Belgium, and it included a pitch contest for startups. Artfuse, Brots, Hawkr Live, Kloov, Moonai, Mubert, Music Traveler, Our Man in the Field, Pianity, Ringo and SyncVault all took part, but the winner was AudioShake. That’s the US startup that has developed technology for separating music tracks out into stems when the original versions are not available. It’s part of a run of such wins for AudioShake, which prevailed in a ‘Demixing Challenge’ run last year by Sony. After Wallifornia, CEO Jessica Powell told Music Ally that her company’s AudioShake Live enterprise service has now signed up customers from all three major labels, as well as publishers (Hipgnosis, Primary Wave, Downtown, Spirit, Concord, and Reservoir); distributors (CD Baby); and production music libraries (Warner Chappell Production Music and Audiosocket). Music Ally
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