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Thursday 16th March 2023
Synchblog Highlights
Movie On Up: Action Time For Film Soundtrack Acquisitions
What's behind the recent flurry of acquisition activity in this space? We investigate.

Meet the Women of Synchtank | International Women’s Day 2023
On International Women's Day we introduce you to the amazing women at Synchtank.

Techno-Plagiarism and the Battle for Music in a New Age of AI
We examine the debate around AI generated music and its copyright implications.
In the News
Recorded music market 2022 | Reality bites
MIDiA estimates highlight a slowdown in recorded music growth last year. (MIDiA Research)

Why is Spotify copying TikTok? To cling on to power
The power of Spotify's algorithmic recommendation has deteriorated in recent years. (MBW)

SESAC Music Group acquires distribution and content delivery platform AudioSalad
AudioSalad has over 16 million audio and video assets under management. (MBW)

The future of music and gaming (with Vickie Nauman)
Nauman talks challenges including clearing 143 writer’s sharesfor a Roblox concert. (Trapital)

Copyright report says AI works can be protected – but only if a human is in charge
Report says AI generated songs can sometimes be eligible for copyright registration. (Billboard)

Pink Floyd's $500 million catalog sale is 'basically dead' -- or is it?
“You could say the deal is no longer active... but at the same time, it’s still on the table.." (Variety)
Event Spotlight
MUSEXPO 2023: March 19th - 22nd, 2023 (Burbank)
We'll be joining music and media professionals at MUSEXPO next week in California. Drop us an email if you're in town and would like to catch up and discuss our solutions, we'd love to hear from you! 
Client Sync of the Week
It's another Creed III sync this week as the film features Nipsey Hussle's "Grinding All My Life", co-written by The Royalty Network writers Steven Carless and Askia Fountain! 🥊
See you next time! If you have any queries or ideas, feel free to drop us an email at

Best wishes,
The Synchtank Team
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