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62 Top Minnesota Music Companies and Startups of 2021

This article showcases our top picks for the best Minnesota based Music companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Music industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Minnesota Music Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Zivix

Zivix

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Zivix develops electronic instruments and connected software to inspire, educate, and empower musicians and creative professionals.

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SwapBeats

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SwapBeats is a SaaS-based platform facilitating music collaboration, creation and commercialization.

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MakeMusic, Inc.

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MakeMusic – Software to compose, practice, teach, and perform music.

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Sheet Music Plus

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Sheet Music Plus is a music company providing sheet music, music scores, and online sheet music solutions.

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Computer Audiophile

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Computer Audiophile is for people looking to take the next step in their high quality music listening experience.

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Public Radio International

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Public Radio International (PRI) is a global non-profit media company focused on the intersection of journalism and engagement.

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JamPlay

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JamPlay is the a website for simple step-by-step video guitar lessons.

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Wenger Corporation

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Wenger Corporation is a performing arts company that provides music and theatre education.

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Tremendous! Entertainment

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Tremendous! Entertainment is an entertainment company that provides production services.

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Colorware

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Colorware is specialized in altering the color of existing products.

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Pianu

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Pianu is a developer of a piano learning software

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Rhymesayers Entertainment LLC

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Independent hip hop record label based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, founded in 1995.

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Jerry Raskin’s Needle Doctor

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Jerry Raskin’s Needle Doctor World’s largest supply of turntable needles.

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Audiofile Engineering

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Audiofile, a music technology company.

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Mill Creek Entertainment

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Mill Creek Entertainment is an entertainment company that specializes in documentary production services.

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Target Center/AEG Management TWN, LLC

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Target Center/AEG Management is an entertainment company that organizes family shows, concerts, and sporting events.

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Red House Records

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Red House Records, home to some of the finest acoustic performers in the world.

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Haulix

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Haulix provides online software for the music industry like watermark technology, tracking, and promotional software.

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Belcanto Design

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Bel Canto Audio builds High Performance Analog and Digital Audio Amplifiers, Preamp DACS, Computer Audio, Asynchronous USB

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Studioso

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Studioso provides music students and teachers continuity, communication, and optimized practice at home.

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United Entertainment

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United Entertainment is an entertainment website providing users the choice of a movie seat from all the movie theatres around.

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Minnesota Renaissance Festival

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Minnesota Renaissance Festival is an entertainment company providing live entertainment services.

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Zoundio

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Zoundio is a music learning platform

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Soundpruf

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Earning platform for growing artists and avid music listeners

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The National Theatre for Children

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The National Theatre for Children is a performing art company specializing in live theatre and video production services.

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MusiClock

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Revolutionizing the way how people learn and become amazing musicians @MusiClock.

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First Avenue & the 7th St. Entry

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First Avenue & the 7th St. Entry is an entertainment company offering music and entertainment services.

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GameMill Entertainment

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Game Mill Entertainment is a mobile app developer company. It has developed an app named Bubba Golf. This company was founded in 200

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Chanhassen Dinner Theatres

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Chanhassen Dinner Theatres is an entertainment company that offers food and music theatre.

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Minnesota Orchestra

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Minnesota Orchestra is an Events company.

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Marshall Radio

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Marshall Radio consists of five radio stations including 1400/103.3 KMHL, 99.7 KKCK, 107.5 KARZ and 94.7 KNSG.

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Midwest Musical Imports

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Midwest Musical Imports has been serving musicians around the world with expertise in a careful and thoughtful manner.

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Adams Radio Group

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Adams Radio Group is a broadcast media company that offers radio advertising and marketing services.

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JRiver

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JRiver builds networked media solutions for end users and corporate partners.

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Ramble FX

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Ramble FX is maker of hand built guitar effects.

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EPA Audio Visual

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EPA Audio Visual is an audio visual integrator in Rockford.

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Evergreen Music Network

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Evergreen Music Network is a full service entertainment business specializing in booking and managing national acts.

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Blue Star Media

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A leading event, media, and entertainment company

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Minnesota Public Radio

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Minnesota Public Radio is a public radio station that produces programming for radio, online, and live audiences.

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Mashup

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Mashup is a cloud-based online portal that lets its users play, share, discover, buy, and access music from around the world.

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Nabbit

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Nabbit allows users tag songs and ads from the radio straight from their cell phones using text messaging and saves them in a personal

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Hum

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Hum combines note-taking and audio recording into a single app for capturing and organizing all songwriting ideas.

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MusiCloud

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Online Music Lessons and Classes

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Musicland Stores

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Musicland Stores is an entertainment specialty retailer which operates retail stores.

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Greatapes

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Greatapes is a media production company that provides video and audio transfer services.

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Sound In Motion

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Sound In Motion is a music company specializing in electronic dance music events.

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Mix & Burn

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Mix & Burn is a provider delivering digital content via customer entertainment.

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Threelly

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Table of Content for Your Favorite YouTube Videos.

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Red Rock Radio Corporation

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Red Rock Radio Corporation is a broadcast media company that offers music and entertainment services in Minnesota.

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Easy Song Licensing

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Easy Song Licensing offers cover song licensing, get backing tracks, seal of authenticity and custom licensing services to musicians.

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ebandLive

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eBandLive provides bands, solo artists, and DJs with ready-made websites backed by a content management system.

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KFAN

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KFAN is a sports radio station that broadcasts over the air and online as well.

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20% Theatre

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20% Theatre Company Twin Cities is committed to supporting and vigorously promoting the work of female and transgender theatre artists

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Hometown Music Inc

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Music Store in Glencoe, MN

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RecordTogether

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Simple tools for real-time music collaboration, and a worldwide pool of talent to help bring your idea to life – now available to everyone.

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Crew Entertainment

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Crew Entertainment offers voice talent, video services, DJ and lighting services.

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Classical Net

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Classical Net is offering information and news on classical music including articles,books & scores,recommended recordings and CD guide.

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Shadingthesun

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Independently produced future-forward atmospheric and dark synth-rock written throughout the United States

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DrumSetWorkouts

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Drum Set Workouts is online premier provider of wide variety of drums and percussion instruments, with more than 17 years in the industry.

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Elffe

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Elffe is a music company its music connects seniors to young musicians

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SpinScout

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Written by Mark Smith

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