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2018

Sep 12, 2018 / Sky News

Jaxsta on Sky News Tech Biz Show

Jaxsta CEO and Co-founder Jacqui Louez Schoorl talks about Jaxsta on Tech Biz. JLS comes on at 7.10 in.

July 26, 2018 / Commbank

Speak at Women In Focus Real Stories 2018

Callout for speakers at Women In Focus 2018 - featuring a photo of Jacqui Louez Schoorl at the 2017 event.

July 24, 2018 / Mumbrella

Trust: shaken, but heard in the latest PWC media outlook

On the other hand, ‘transparency’ will be the next big phase in music, Brownlow forecasts. When iTunes debuted 17 years ago, music shed the sleeve, the artful vinyl, cassette, or CD insert that also contained vital information about the people who worked on the album. Restoring transparency is the mission of Jacqui Louez Schoorl, who has worked for five years to collate metadata for the music industry in the style of the Internet Movie Database (IMDb).

Feb 12, 2018 / The Industry Observer

The Industry Observer Awards 2018 Shortlist: Executive of the Year

The Shortlist for the inaugural The Industry Observer Awards presented by TicketWeb has been revealed to celebrate the talent behind the talent.

2017

Dec 21, 2017 / Australian Financial Review

PopGun, Jaxsta and the music boom's new business tracks

The good news is that the opportunities for better attribution have never been more promising. Instead of hard-to-read fine print on discs and liner notes, music fans will be able to ask voice-activated appliances like Amazon’s Echo for the names of the songwriters of a recording. Public websites like Jaxsta will soon launch, providing a rich and in-depth array of information about creators.

Nov 28, 2017 / Telstra Exchange

ARIA Awards Masterclass: How technology is impacting the music industry

In the digital age, crediting content creators has never been more important. Technology ensures what’s popular in our backyard is soon amplified to billions around the globe. To help ensure musicians and artists are properly credited for their work, people like Jacqui Louez Schoorl have created technologies like Jaxsta. Jaxsta is a “digital record sleeve” which allows everyone who worked on a record, be it a bass player adding some bass to chorus or the audio engineer who masters the record, to be properly recognised for their work.

Sep 6, 2017 / The Industry Observer

AR, VR, AI, and the breakthroughs in music technology

Whilst global companies like Napster, Live Nation and Citibank are working on VR related products, Jaxsta’s co-founder and CEO Jacqui Louez Schoorl said we’re likely to see the tech embedded further into the homes of music fans.

Sep 6, 2017 / Redef

IMDB for Music, Women Who Rock, Gangsta Therapy, Monika Kruse, RIP Holger Czukay

How is it possible that, in 2017, there's still an opening in the market for someone to create an IMDB for music? Do the passengers in the gas-guzzling ride that carries the music industry ever ask who's driving? Or do they kinda like the idea of just driving around aimlessly? Or—please don't answer—is it beneficial to them for some things to never be figured out, for some data to not quite be accessible?

Sep 4, 2017 / Music Technology Policy

The Importance of Credits

Another outstanding podcast from Portia Sabin’s Future of What podcast, this time with the music credits services Jaxsta and Discogs on the importance of credits. Credits are also known as the moral right of attribution, currently under review at the U.S. Copyright Office. Yet another artist rights area where the U.S. lags behind the rest of the world.

Aug 31, 2017 / Music Love

Music Love and Vivid Sydney present Pathway to Platform - an all women panel about the music industry

On Saturday 10 June in Sydney, Music Love and Vivid Ideas hosted a very special morning event called Pathway to Platform. An all women panel of experts from all areas of the Australian music industry spoke to a very engaged audience who came out on a cold, rainy morning to hear wisdom from women who excel in technology, policy, performance, business, production, marketing and more.

Aug 30, 2017 / Power FM

Australian company strikes Grammys deal

A new Australian music company, which records the information behind songs and albums, has struck a deal with the Grammy Awards to provide the details for all the winners and nominations online. Now that streaming has taken over as the predominant way people listen to music, Australian company Jaxsta will step in to display all the details online that were traditionally available in the liner notes of a CD or on a vinyl jacket.

Aug 30, 2017 / Bay 93.9

Australian company strikes Grammys deal

"A new Australian music company, which records the information behind songs and albums, has struck a deal with the Grammy Awards to provide the details for all the winners and nominations online. Now that streaming has taken over as the predominant way people listen to music, Australian company Jaxsta will step in to display all the details online that were traditionally available in the liner notes of a CD or on a vinyl jacket."

Aug 30, 2017 / Media Week

Oz music database Jaxsta becomes first third party to get Grammy data

Upcoming Australia music database Jaxsta has announced a partnership with the Recording Academy. This will be the first time official Grammy winner and nominee data has ever been shared with a third party.

Aug 30, 2017 / The Music Network

Grammys announces data partnership with Jaxsta, to store background info on winners, nominees

For the first time in its 60-year history, complete data of the official winners and nominees of the Grammys will be collected and catalogued, and be used as a reference point for fans and the music industry.

Aug 30, 2017 / The Industry Observer

Aus music database Jaxsta officially launches, teams up with the Grammys

For those who love the physical aspect of music, and the ability to pore over an album’s liner notes and credits, taking in all the technical information, the digital media revolution has taken away a lot of the fun associated with music. Thankfully Aussie music company Jaxsta has stepped in to fill that void left by digital music.

Aug 29, 2017 / The Future of What

What if there were an IMDB for music?

On this episode, we talk with a new service called Jaxsta. CEO Jacqui Louez Schoorl and Head of Licensing Dick Huey discuss how Jaxsta could revolutionize music data use and its accessibility.

Aug 29, 2017 / Musically

RIAA says it *does* support attribution rights for songwriters

Public websites like Jaxsta will soon launch, providing a rich and in-depth array of information about creators. Such information may not fit on the small digital screen of a streaming service’s user interface, but it can be publicly and widely available in very convenient and accessible ways.

Aug 27, 2017 / Music Technology Policy

RIAA Responds to Songwriter Groups on Moral Rights and Credit Solutions

The good news is that the opportunities for better attribution have never been more promising. Instead of hard-to-read fine print on discs and liner notes, music fans will be able to ask voice-activated appliances like Amazon’s Echo for the names of the songwriters of a recording. Public websites like Jaxsta will soon launch, providing a rich and in-depth array of information about creators.

Aug 23, 2017 / Hypebot

RIAA Rebuts Songwriter Moral Rights Critics: 'We love metadato too!'

The good news is that the opportunities for better attribution have never been more promising. Instead of hard-to-read fine print on discs and liner notes, music fans will be able to ask voice-activated appliances like Amazon’s Echo for the names of the songwriters of a recording. Public websites like Jaxsta will soon launch, providing a rich and in-depth array of information about creators.

Jul 9, 2017 / Logic Pro Expert

The New Music Business, Credits, and the Metadata Revolution

We all know how difficult it is to earn a living from making music. Whether we are composers, artists, session musicians, producers, or sound engineers, it’s a constant struggle for both recognition and financial reward. Music streaming is the new distribution method, and compensation schemes for content creators haven't fully caught up to this new model yet

Jun 18, 2017 / The Industry Observer

Watch: ‘Pathway To Platform’ – A panel discussion on women in music at Vivid Sydney’s Vivid Ideas

One of the programs featured as part of this year’s vast array of panels and workshops was ‘Pathway To Platform’. The panel, presented by Music Love, intended to capture the collective experiences, stories, and insights by women who work in the Australian music industry to help make it one of the best in the world

May 31, 2017 / Music Love

The Wonderful Jacqui Louez Schoorl Has Been Added As A Panellist To Our Vivid Ideas Event

Where does one start with Jacqui? Firstly, she is without a doubt the loveliest and kindest person one could ever hope to meet. Ask anyone, and they will verify this claim. On to the professional stuff. Jacqui is the CEO and co-founder of Jaxsta, which is a huge music database.

Mar 22, 2017 / The Industry Observer

7 Women In Australian Music Tech Who Are Crushing It

The stats around tech’s gender split aren’t even close to where they need to be (15.5% of women work in technical positions in the US), but when it comes to music tech companies in Australia, there’s no denying the important contribution females are making

2016

Dec 21, 2016 / The Mix Online

Credits Where Credits Are Due

The Music Industry Moves Closer to a Megadata Standard

July 29, 2016 / The AU Review

SXSW Announces First Line Of Speakers & More!

Jaxsta is a brand new online platform that aims to be the credit roll of the music industry