What is it: Amuse is a free music distribution app. It allows users to conveniently upload their tunes from their phones. The user can also add details to their music such as album covers and song details through the app.
How it works: Register to Amuse then verify your account the user can upload their music from Google Drive, Dropbox or iCloud. The music must be in a .wave-file format, with a sample rate of 44,1 kHz, stereo and 16bit. The cover art must be a minimum of 1400px by 1400px. It should not be blurry and there should be no social media handles included in the image.
Amuse will be asking the user some details regarding the track and once they have completed it, the music will be uploaded to the app. Amuse will process the track and distribute it to different online stores and streaming platforms for people to enjoy.
Best for: Aspiring musicians who would like to be a part of the music industry. As well as music lovers who enjoy creating tracks and sharing them with others.
Value Offering: Amuse is the first music distribution platform in a mobile form. The app is completely free as well as their services. The users get 100% of their royalties and they can have the opportunity to be signed under Amuse’s own music label.
With the app users will be able to keep track of their music’s performance such as how many times their music has been played per month, their downloads, audience and many more. Their data can help users get an idea of what their audience wants or help them to create more informed decisions.
Amuse also lets the users know how much they are earning. It shows them a breakdown of how much they would get from the different streaming platforms and stores. The app uses Paypal to pay out royalties to users.
Hype Level: Amuse was officially launched in 2017. They have been releasing around 10 000 songs per week and their label has worked with over 100 projects during the last year. They have also grown their staff of 9 to 50 and opened offices in both Los Angeles and Bogotá. With these great expansions comes exciting news, Amuse will be releasing new product features this spring. Details will be released soon so keep an eye out for that.