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55 Companies
Reverb
eCommerce • Music
Since launching in 2013, Reverb 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
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
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175
Local Employees
Chicago
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OpPop
Digital Media • Gaming
Remember old school Myspace Music? Similar to that, but modernized for an app with Spotify, Apple Music, etc. integration.
1 OPEN JOBS
1
Local Employees
La Grange Park
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PHMG
Marketing Tech • Music
PHMG creates inspiring audio branding productions for 36,000 clients across the globe, combining compelling copy, world-class voice artistry and an exclusive Brand-Sound-Track™. Together, these three distinct elements give each company a sound that captures and strengthens their unique brand identity.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
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1 OPEN JOBS
142
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.
0 OPEN JOBS
14
Local Employees
Chicago
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Strum86
Music • Social Media
Strum86 gives you a list of 6 people in your immediate area that all have the same taste in music and media as you. Walk two blocks down the street, a different six people show up. Send actual songs in messages to them, search the largest collection of audio in the world, and press a button to find all the events around you.
0 OPEN JOBS
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!

Dental Benefits
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0 OPEN JOBS
3
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.
0 OPEN JOBS
3
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...
0 OPEN JOBS
4
Local Employees
Chicago
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Memorable Inc.
Cloud • Consumer Web
Memorable creates state-of-the-art-timelines, with scanning services to digitize film, video, images, audio and syncing apps to backup and organize digital photos and videos on computers, tablets, and smartphones. The combination covers every capture technology since the mid 1800's and provides users with a complete timeline view of their life.

Friends outside of work
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
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0 OPEN JOBS
2
Local Employees
Northbrook
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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.

0 OPEN JOBS
2
Local Employees
The New FM
Music
The New FM crowdsources music fans to find the best indie music. We guarantee exposure for all artists and give the power of the vote to the music fan. We organize the top voted music and let fans sample & purchase music directly from the artist. We share 80% of the sales with the artist. We also offer free streaming with no ads to our...
0 OPEN JOBS
2
Local Employees
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.

youphonic
Consumer Web • Music

Youphonic is the social platform for guitar players.

0 OPEN JOBS
2
Local Employees
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...
0 OPEN JOBS
1
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.

0 OPEN JOBS
Chicago
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Jammber
Music
Jammber offers three core platforms to 'Make Way For Music'. Our Talent site is a networking platform for musicians and music industry professionals. Our BackOffice allows collaboration and project management for any size project or event. Jammber mobile application automates auxiliary tasks associated with projects for each team member.
0 OPEN JOBS
Chicago
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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...
0 OPEN JOBS
5
Local Employees
Chicago
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Soundslice
Consumer Web • Music

The best way to learn music from YouTube videos.

Soundslice lets you sync tabs with video so you can see (and hear!) them in real time. Gone are the days of ASCII art approximations.

GigFunder
Consumer Web • Music

I'm happy to announce the launch of GigFunder! We are a small, bootstrapped team based here in Chicago!

Music fans across the nation now have the opportunity to influence which concerts come to their town with today’s launch of GigFunder.com, the world’s first crowd-funded tour site that allows dedicated fans to raise funds to send their favorite...

0 OPEN JOBS
2
Local Employees
Chicago
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tweewoo
Music • Mobile

Tweewoo.com is the #1 independent social music network offering emerging independent artists & bands the ability to sell, share, fund and broadcast their live music events to fans anywhere using our amped up website & mobile apps.

At Tweewoo anyone can access exclusive music and listen to over 20 different genres, stream 22,300 tracks, and play 5...

0 OPEN JOBS
2
Local Employees
Chicago
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