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53 Companies
Reverb.com
eCommerce • Music
Since launching in 2013, Reverb.com has grown into the world’s most popular music gear site, connecting millions of people around the world to the gear and the inspiration they need to make music. Our growing team comes to work each day to make Reverb the best place for musicians and music lovers to buy, sell, and learn about music gear.

Disability Insurance
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+14
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Local Employees
Chicago
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AccuRadio
Consumer Web • Music
AccuRadio is one of the world's leading brands of personalizable online radio, specifically designed to showcase the potential of this exciting medium! With over a million monthly unique users, we've been the fastest-growing webcaster in America for the past two calendar years.
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Local Employees
Chicago
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Chicago Hustles Magazine
Fashion • Music
Chicago Hustles Magazine is an independent magazine produced by a creative duo that shares the passionate stories of artists and entrepreneurs located in Chicago. In a city like Chicago with so much constantly going on, it often takes a lot of hustle to pursue one’s dreams. We have heard so many...
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Local Employees
Chicago
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FLIG Music
Music
The FLIG Music App is a platform connecting an industry-curated network of musicians, vocalists, DJs, and bands with Chicago wedding and event planners. The app features a simple RFP process, immediate matches, an open-budget platform, and safe and secure Braintree/PayPal processing services.
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Local Employees
Chicago
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Trala
Edtech • Mobile
Trala is building a violin learning app that teaches anyone how to play. We have Juilliard-approved lessons powered by signal processing that listens to users play their real violins and gives instant feedback on every mistake. Our users are ages 7 to 70 and live in rural Montana, Syria, tiny Pacific islands, Hong Kong, and of course, Chicago!

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Chicago
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NewAppetite
Music • Digital Media
We’re building NewAppetite to help showcase up-and-coming artists and tracks alongside the trendsetting fans who find them first. And we don’t think recommendation algorithms can do that. We prefer humans to robots. There’s an insane amount of unknown, unsigned talent online getting lost in the social fray. We definitely don’t do Billboard, or even...
1
Local Employees
Noted
Music • Social Media
Noted was started in January of 2014 by music fanatics Tim Welch and Ben Hewitt who realized that there was no good way to digitally facilitate the conversations about music they were already having. In order to solve this problem, they assembled a team to build a platform that could give people access to all of their favorite music, and connect...
5
Local Employees
Chicago
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FLIG, LLC
Music
The FLIG Music App connects an industry-curated network of musicians, vocalists, DJs, and bands, with Chicago event and wedding planners. The app facilitates artist-to-planner communication, simplifies the booking (RFP) process, and expedites payments via safe and secure processing services.
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Chicago
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Jammber
Music
Jammber simplifies paperwork and payment processing for the $250 billion dollar entertainment industry. Our 3 core platforms include: a talent networking platform for music industry professionals, BackOffice, for collaboration and management of any project, and a mobile application automating auxiliary tasks for team members.
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Local Employees
Chicago
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Soundoff.fm
Consumer Web • Music

SoundOff.fm is for musicians and music lovers alike. As voters unearth new music, artists gain the exposure they need. It

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Local Employees
Musician.com
Consumer Web • Music

Developer of a community and resource center for musicians.

SongMint
Consumer Web • Music

SongMint is a music request and feedback platform that allows listeners to interact with talk and music radio station hosts through desktop and mobile devices.

Groove & Grain
Music • Other

At Groove & Grain, we firmly believe that the Internet is a wonderful thing, but that life is best experienced offline. Music makes life richer, even more so when it's tactile and spinning at 45 revolutions per minute. Beer brings people together, made all the more satisfying when brewed by you and shared with friends. 

We're here to give you a...

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Local Employees
The Beet
eCommerce • Music

Connected device for Turntables so you can listen to vinyl over any wireless speaker system, without losing sound quality.

Chicago
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Jamernot
Music • Mobile

Jamernot is a music discovery app that connects you with artists around you. It's your chance to be a music scout. Jamernot uses geolocation of music and fan proximity to make the experience local. The content is streamed from the artist's SoundCloud page. Each piece of music is judged by the user with a like or a dislike with the swipe to the...

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New Appetite
Music • Social Media
NewAppetite.com is a way to buck mainstream music trends. We are an interactive music promotion and discovery collective where users get rewarded for promoting independent music and artists they think deserve attention. You can add your favorite independent songs to the site--nothing too popular, or our filters will catch it--or just browse our...
Bandwith
Consumer Web • Music
Rivet News Radio
Music • Mobile

Your world. Your news. Personalized and on-the-go.

Rivet Radio empowers you to create your own customized news radio experience, so you can hear the stories you want, when you want to hear them. Now you can personalize local, national, and international news so you can interact with your world while you’re at work, in the car, at the gym or at home....

Chicago
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iconicast
Music • Digital Media

HueTunes is a new medium for creative expression that lets you paint in music

Chicago
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GearTrack
Music

GearTrack has a simple but ambitious aim: Reduce music gear theft and increase chances of recovery by connecting buyers and sellers in the used instrument market with the eyes of the entire music community. Get your gear in order now, and check our growing database of legitimately owned and stolen instruments before you buy.

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Local Employees

Music Jobs in Chicago

Staff Accountant

Reverb.com
Chicago
2 days ago
+15
Reverb.com is looking for an ambitious Accounting Associate to support day-to-day and month-end responsibilities of the finance department. Excellent organizational skills and accuracy are important qualifications for this position, as well as good personable relations and the ability to communicate clearly. The ideal candidate for this position is a skilled multi-tasker, is reliable, committed to consistently meeting deadlines and willing to “roll-up their sleeves.”

Chief Marketing Officer

Reverb.com
Chicago
1 week ago
+15
We’re seeking a Chief Marketing Officer who can take our brand and creative and implement a global growth strategy with our in-house team. We’re looking for a data-driven, analytical leader who can experiment and take calculated risks while promoting the brand our customers have come to love. Our current audience is comprised of 100+ million users and we are on pace to do $900 million in GMV next year.

Software Engineer II - React / ReactNative

AccuRadio
Chicago
3 weeks ago
AccuRadio is one of Chicago's fastest growing tech firms, featuring online music streaming of over 975 personalizable channels including rock, pop, jazz, classical, and more.   We are expanding our technology services team with an additional Software Engineer position. With an existing infrastructure in place and new product development underway, we are looking for flexible, experienced engineers and engineering leaders with a passion for music
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