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Zya Made with Cloud

April 20, 2014

Zya is featured in IBM's new #MadeWithIBM advertising campaign, which spotlights our innovative hybrid cloud platform. Check out the TV spot that ran on ESPN during the Master's tournament.

Zya at SXSW 2014

April 8, 2014

It might be quieter in Austin, but we're still remembering the music from SXSW 2014. Relive the memories here.

Zya Launches Contest to Find Next Recording Artist

March 7, 2014

The Hollywood Reporter, Bloomberg, and multiple news outlets picked up Zya's newly announced #ZyaStar Contest! This competition gives players the chance to become a real rockstar! Contestants vie for a recording contract with Emblem Records, a tour deal with DigiTour 2015 featuring YouTube music stars, and a $10,000 cash prize. Be sure to spread the word! You never know who is destined for stardom.

USA Today: Make hits with Zya!

March 7, 2014

SA Today's lead tech columnist Jefferson Graham sat down with CEO Matt Serletic to discuss what people can expect to see from Zya at SXSW. Graham also reminds us that "...SXSW is where Twitter and Foursquare first took off." Could Zya be next?

Gizmodo Features Music Mastermind's Technology

January 22, 2014

Ever wondered what music and medicine had in common? Besides the well known fact that music has healing powers, you might not be aware that some of the same technology used to make your favorite Zya beats is also used to facilitate effective interactions between surgeons and the engineers creating vital bone implants. See how IBM worked with Music Mastermind to create a cloud solution to help make Zya a reality.

Zya: The Ultimate Music Game Launches on iOS

December 5, 2013

The Ultimate Music Game is here! Chillingo, leading independent mobile games publisher and division of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA), today announced the worldwide launch of developer, Music Mastermind's free-to-play music creation game Zya on the App Store. Music Mastermind is dedicated to developing new ways for fans to interact with the music and artists they love. Zya is a revolutionary new experience for music fans around the world.Anyone who loves music can now easily make their own studio-quality songs. Zya also empowers music fans to create world class mash-ups with famous hits like Blurred Lines, Hall of Fame, Poker Face, and many more.

Zya made its NYC debut at the EA Holiday showcase

October 23, 2013

Zya made its NYC debut on Oct.23rd at the EA Holiday showcase. Polygon was in attendance for a demonstration and shared their excitement: "...there's some powerful technology behind Zya. The mashup process alone is impressive..." 148 apps also came away from the event noting that "It's never easy to put something that sounds good together when you have zero experience... Zya is looking to change that."

Zya Stands Out at E3 2013 Expo

June 28, 2013

On June 11-13, Zya made its mark at the E3 2013 Expo. Apple N Apps shared their excitement for the upcoming release of Zya: "Chillingo continues to connect with amazing iOS developers, and the result is that they get to publish some extraordinary iOS games." With a spotlight on Zya, Apple N Apps mentioned, "It...effortless to share your masterpieces, and the highlight is in the simplicity of going from minimal entry to great sounds." Read the full story here and additional coverage from 148 Apps and The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW). Watch our recap video here.

Press Highlights

"Zya stood out at offers a simple, appealing way to create music"

"My favorite technology from SXSW"

"The most impressive music-making platform around...the system's function in nothing short of extraordinary"


"Our goal with Zya is to empower people worldwide to explore and play with music"
-Matt Serletic, CEO and Co-Founder
"We want to put the power of real, true music creation into everyone's hands"
-Bo Bazylevsky, President and Co-Founder