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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.

Dental Benefits
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401(K) Matching
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160
Local Employees
Chicago
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Trala
Edtech • Music
Trala is teaching the world violin. Our iOS app provides high-quality, Juilliard-approved violin lessons anywhere, anytime, and at a tenth of the price of a violin teacher. The lessons are based around advanced signal processing that provides instant feedback on mistakes. Trala has given over 10k lessons already!
3
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
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...
4
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.
3
Local Employees
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
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.
3
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
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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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.
5
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
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.
10
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Arthur Allen Zdrinc
Other • Music

I am a professional freelance Artist. I create custom Fine Art... Any style, Any medium, Any size, and with Any subject matter. Whether it's a mural for your office space, or a family portrait for your home, please call me anytime so we can discuss the details. 

I am also the drummer in the performing band Sioum, based out of Chicago. Thirdly my...

1
Local Employees
Hainesville
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Playlist HQ
Consumer Web • Music

Generate YouTube and Spotify Playlists for Upcoming Concerts

bandwagon.fm
Consumer Web • Music

Find bands who will be playing near you and listen to their music.

Downwrite
Music
Downwrite is the premiere place for custom songs from your favorite artists. Not to mention, the premiere place for songwriters to connect with fans in a unique way and make extra cash.
DownBeats
Music • Retail

DownBeats is a lifestyle brand of high quality, convenient, and affordable hearing protection designed for concert-goers.  With the central goal of providing the optimal live audio experience for listeners, DownBeats strives to enhance the music experience before, during, and after, through physical products and digital interactions. 

3
Local Employees
Musician.com
Consumer Web • Music

Developer of a community and resource center for musicians.

Switches+Strings
Music • Retail

Switches+Strings redefines the way musicians create. We're here to roll up our sleeves, turn it up loud, and usher in a new model for a new era in music. Our mission is to be a musician’s most valuable friend, and we’re passionate about providing quality service and quality gear, empowering you to create your music on your terms.

 

Switches+Strings w...

5
Local Employees
Music United
Music • Social Media

MusicUnited.com allows musicians and content creators to manage and grow an online presence in less time, while realizing better results engaging fans across multiple social networks. 

Check it out at musicunited.com!

Chicago
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Songfinch
Music • Retail
We craft an original song from your memories, experiences and feelings for you to share as a sincere and unique gift. Everyone has a great song inside them, but few people can bring it to life on their own. We curate a professional songwriter to produce a one-of-a-kind, radio-quality song that gives voice to all your heart’s unsung sentiments.
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.

2
Local Employees
GigScout
Music • Mobile

Experience a totally new way to discover local live music. Visualize the shows nearby on the interactive map then filter by genre to see only what matches your tastes. Buy tickets, share details with friends and even preview songs! Find live music you didn't know was happening and upgrade your night.
 

2
Local Employees
Chicago
Location

Music Jobs in Chicago

Junior Sales Engineer

Reverb.com
Reverb.com is looking for a Junior Sales Engineer to serve as a technical resource for the seller engagement team and to act as an evangelist for our…
Chicago
1 hour ago

Email Marketing Manager

Reverb.com
Are you a music lover with a passion for marketing communications and an unrelenting desire to experiment? Reverb is seeking an Email Marketing Manage…
Chicago
13 hours ago

CFO

Reverb.com
Reverb Holdings, Inc. is looking for a strategic, critical thinking leader with technology growth oriented CFO experience. This person will team up wi…
Chicago
13 hours ago

Product Designer

Reverb.com
About Us:Design is central to how we communicate, plan and build product at Reverb. From defining product vision to working alongside product managers…
Chicago
13 hours ago

Business Analyst

Reverb.com
Reverb.com is focused on making the world a more musical place. As we grow, we need data-driven insights and critical thinking to support and drive bu…
Chicago
13 hours ago
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