Jaxsta Pro Launch: Cutting-edge Hub for Music Businesses, Artists and Creatives to Research, Discover and Connect
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 21, 2019--
Jaxsta Limited ( ASX: JXT ) today launched its Jaxsta Pro beta version. An extension of its groundbreaking and free-to-use online official music credits database, Jaxsta.com, Jaxsta Pro is tailored to music industry professionals and offers a one-stop hub to research, discover, and connect worldwide.
Jaxsta was conceived by Jacqui Louez Schoorl in 2006 and founded in 2015 by Jacqui Louez Schoorl and Louis Schoorl. In June 2019, Jaxsta launched the open beta of its debut product, Jaxsta.com.
Jaxsta.com is positioned to be the definitive source of official music credit information (content-owner supplied, not crowd-sourced) for artists, musicians, songwriters, producers, engineers and other members of the music community. Plus, the platform gives music fans a revolutionary tool for discovery with a previously unavailable level of access to credit information. Jaxsta Pro beta builds upon Jaxsta.com to create a much-needed platform for the music industry.
Jaxsta Pro’s initial suite of offerings in beta includes the following features:
Jacqui Louez Schoorl, Jaxsta’s Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, said, “We are thrilled to unveil the beta version of Jaxsta Pro today. With this launch, we have fulfilled our dream to provide music professionals with a set of tools we believe cannot be found compiled anywhere else – tools that will be of great benefit to music creators worldwide.”
Brett Cottle, Jaxsta’s Chairman, said, “The launch of the beta version of Jaxsta Pro is the next exciting chapter for Jaxsta. We are confident the uniquely customized features this version of Jaxsta Pro provides to music professionals will transform the way the global music industry works and benefit those in the industry by saving them valuable time and resources.”
Jaxsta Pro beta, a paid service, is currently offering 30-day complimentary trial memberships. Yearly memberships are priced at US$150 1 with monthly memberships offered at US$15/mo 1.
Currently, Jaxsta’s comprehensive database of official music credit information contains more than 100 million credits across 30 million webpages, reflecting the music credits of 19 million recordings. This includes 5 million individual production credits; 4 million profiles (individuals, groups, companies, and organizations); 2.5 million album/single/soundtrack releases; 2.5 million individual credited recording engineers; and 1.9 million credited individual songwriters.
Jaxsta has entered into numerous partnership agreements in the past two years that provide the company access to the metadata behind the majority of global recorded music releases. These data partners include Adarga Entertainment Group, Alligator Records, ATO Records, the Australasian Performing Rights Association (APRA), Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA), Big Deal Music Group, Bright Antenna Records, CD Baby, Epitaph Records, Fat Beats Records, Foundation Media, Hillsong, Mad Decent, Merge Records, Music and Entertainment Rights Licensing Independent Network B.V. (Merlin), Mushroom Music Publishing, Narnack Records, The Official Charts Company (OCC), Polyvinyl Records, The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), The Recording Academy (GRAMMYs), Sentric Music, Sony Music Entertainment and The Orchard, Soulspazm Digital, Unified Music Group, Universal Music Group, Virtual Label and Warner Music Group. Many of these agreements also extend to their respective distributed labels and subsidiaries. More partners will be announced.
Jaxsta is a music company using technology to solve an industry-wide need for official data. Digital music has seen an end to the printed “jacket” that once came with a physical CD or LP – where music enthusiasts and professionals would look to discover the story behind the music. The go-to authoritative source of music information, Jaxsta is collecting music metadata from major and independent record labels, publishers, royalty agencies and industry associations across the globe. The data is de-duplicated, cross-referenced, deep-linked and then made available online within a multi-functional, ever-evolving platform. Jaxsta’s head office is based in Sydney, with representatives in New York, London and Los Angeles.
1 Plus applicable taxes (if any).
Jacqui Louez Schoorl, Jaxsta’s CEO and Co-Founder, is available for interviews.
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