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83 Best Ohio Music Companies and Startups

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This article showcases our top picks for the best Ohio 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 Ohio Music Startups

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Soundstr

Soundstr

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Soundstr creates transparency on real world music usage and offers advertising opportunities to businesses and songwriters.

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Rapchat

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Rapchat is democratizing music creation by enabling anyone to record and share songs from their phone.

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VerseBooks, Inc.

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VerseBooks is a blockchain powered music licensing platform offering SaaS with its own NFT marketplace, utility token, and social network.

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Sureal Music

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Connecting fans and empowering musicians for a better music experience for all.

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SmithsonMartin Inc.

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SmithsonMartin Inc. is an award-winning software and hardware company that is changing the future of music technology.

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Musicians’ Desk Reference

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Career management and learning tools for the music industry

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Wearcast

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Online personalized apparel platform

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udiospace

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A website which helps connect musicians with qualified audio engineers, using a bid based system.

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SVS

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SVS offers Sound Experts technical support via phone, web, social media, chat, email, in forums, and wherever people want to connect.

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Bunk Haus OTR

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Investors will see a good profit in this project. A small bunk haus with just 20 beds will bring in $100,000 + at 50% occupany.

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VerseOne Media LLC

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Media company with specialty in digital music distribution and publishing administration

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Parts Express

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Subwoofers, Home Audio, DIY Speaker Building, Pro Audio, Instruments, Music gear, Home theater

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Dewey’s Pizza

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Dewey’s Pizza is a restaurant that provides beer, salads, pizza, and music.

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United Skates of America Inc.

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United Skates of America is an entertainment company offering entertainment and facility management services.

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T and R Recordings

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T&R Recordings is an independent music record label and small video production company.

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Musicperk

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Music news, analysis, reviews & ratings

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Juss Russ Digital Marketing

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United States based marketing company that provides music marketing and music promotion services for artists, musicians and bands.

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MusicStack

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MusicStack has helped hundreds of thousands of collectors add hard to find records, rare LPs, and out-of-print CDs to their collections.

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Substream Magazine

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Substream Magazine is a digital magazine that focuses on discovering new music, film and fashion.

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Fan Centric

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Fan Centric provides direct to fan communications via email, SMS and outbound voice for record labels, concert promoters and artists.

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Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

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The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra is a dynamic ensemble of some of the world’s finest musicians.

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Paul Werth Associates

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Professional authors, musicians and designers Paul Werth Associates will provide you with new ideas you didn’t know you wanted.

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A.C.S Corp.

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A.C.S Corp. is an entertainment company that provides alligator toys and revenue share services.

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CAD Audio

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CAD Audio is the manufacturer of CAD Professional Microphones and Astatic Commercial Microphones.

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Selective Sound Entertainment LLC

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Selective Sound provides DJ, staging, lighting, and audio services to PLV.

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Bott Radio Network

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Bott Radio Network is a radio broadcast media company operating across the US.

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App Ideas

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App Ideas is a mobile app developer company and developed apps like Total Downloader For Music Video and Mor

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STAR 93.3

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STAR 93.3 is a radio station that broadcasts contemporary Christian music, messages and religious stories.

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SongCast

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SongCast offers a streamlined & affordable music distribution service where artists & labels can easily release music on iTunes, Tidal etc.

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PromoWest Productions

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PromoWest Productions is a music company offering entertainment services.

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Heyman Talent Artist Agency

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Heyman Talent Artists Agency features the Midwest’s premiere models, actors and voice over artists

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The Guitammer Company

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The Guitammer Company, Westerville, Ohio, is a leader in low frequency sound products and technology.

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Prime Social Group

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Prime Social Group is an entertainment company offering music concert promotion services.

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Gateway Film Center

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Gateway Film Centre is an entertainment-based movie theatre based in Columbus, Ohio.

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Music Teachers National Association MTNA

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The mission of MTNA is to advance the value of music study and music making to society and to support the professionalism of music teachers.

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Buddy Roger’s Music

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Music Showroom in Cincinnati, OH

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NeuFutur Magazine

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NeuFutur Magazine offers articles and news related to travel, alcohol, music, movies, and more.

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The Lorenz Corporation

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The Lorenz Corporation discover, develop, & deliver publications that worship musicians & music educators use to inspire their communities.

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Crimson Moon Entertainment

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Crimson Moon Entertainment are the creators of the highest rating gunning app on APPLE app store.

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Iceblink Digital

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Iceblink Digital’s first product is Gemma. Gemma is a platform that enables people to easily create, share and monetize music creation apps.

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ICB Audio and Video

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ICB Audio and Video offer professional sound recording, video control, and lighting equipment for businesses and governmental entities.

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WKSU Public Radio

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WKSU is an award winning NPR news and classical music public radio station.

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SMUZI

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Mobile application for collaborative music videos

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Columbus Alive

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Columbus Alive is a weekly entertainment magazine.

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Rubber City Radio Group

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Rubber City Radio Group is a radio broadcast media company based in Akron, Ohio.

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EarthQuaker Devices

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EarthQuaker Devices manufactures handmade pedals for special effects and musical sounds in musical instruments like guitars.

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Toledo School for The Arts

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Toledo School for The Arts is an educational institute that offers courses like health, science, foreign language, music and visual arts.

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Maple Leaf Strings

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A wholesale orchestral string instrument supplier with a fleet of sales associates representing the entire United States.

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C A Music House Company

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C A Music House Company offers all kinds of music classes along with the sale, rental and repair of musical instruments.

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Royalton Music Center

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Royalton Music offers a full line of band and orchestra instruments, guitars, amps, keyboards, percussion, sheet music and accessories.

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Stantons Sheet Music

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Stanton’s Sheet Music is an instrument retailer company that provides buy sheet music, songbooks, scores and tabs methods.

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Mortenson Broadcasting Company

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Mortenson Broadcasting Company operates radio stations that offer commercial advertising, aural programs, music, events and contest.

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Iformata Communications

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Iformata Communications is an Audio company.

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Sharp Interactive

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SlideSix is multimedia enabled presentation sharing. The company allows users to create a unique and powerful impression by giving them a

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Spinnaker Media Fund LP

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Spinnaker Media Fund LP is a developer of innovative entertainment and digital media company.

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Thrive Industries

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Helping local businesses, independent artists, and film makers grow.

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Nationwide Arena

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Nationwide Arena specializes in sports, music, stadium and a variety of world-class entertainment eventing services.

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SoundSpace

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Make music in virtual reality

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Wax Music

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Wax Music is a social platform where passionate fans power music and concert discovery.

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EMITTI

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EMITTI provides cloud solutions, mobile development and web development. Internet of things? Oh yeah, we do that too.

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Chris Graham Mastering

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Chris Graham Mastering provides online music mastering services.

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TWIOA

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TWIOA offers a social networking platform that enables its users to share audio and video clips, play games, and connect with other users.

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BAYarts

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Bayarts is an organization that promotes artists and artistic projects and collaborations.

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2 LIVE MUSIC

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2 LIVE MUSIC are a locally owned music store.

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Axe A.I. Tech

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Axe Digital Guitar is not a video game, nor is it a video game controller.

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ProducerLife

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Music Group, Community, Education, Lifestyle, Apparel and Distribution.

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37 Entertainment LLC

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Artist Representation | Music Publishing | Record Label

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Motter’s Music

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Motter’s Music operates as a music retailer and provider of lessons.

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Same3Guys Entertainment Network

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They produce a number of different weekly podcasts that you can subscribe to on your favorite music player.

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The Counter Rhythm Group

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Artist development & marketing company

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Macgamut Music Software Inc

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Macgamut Music Software Inc is a computer software company providing computer programming & computer-assisted music instruction.

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Leo Bowers

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Leo Bowers is a musician who promotes his music on his personal website.

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Starsound Studios

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Starsound Studios is a Cleveland recording studio based in North Royalton, Ohio. Quality Recording, Mixing, and Sound Mastering for less.

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zCage Apps

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zCage Apps is a software company that develops iOS applications for Apple products such as Amidio and MySongbook.

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GuerillaStudios

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A Full Service Recording Studio in Panama catering to Artists of all Kinds complete with Music Social Network

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Henderson Music

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Henderson Music is an online store for piano and other music instruments.

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Cool Record Players

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Cool Record Players have a vast selection with over 50 different options of record player.

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Hotel Eden

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Hotel Eden is a music company offering piano rock, and pop performances.

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LetsPreGame

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The Music Behind Big Plays and Championships.

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Questa Media Works

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Questa Media Works is a web development and audio production company.

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Baldwin Piano & Organ

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Baldwin Piano & Organ

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Yosiah Vision

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Mass Media and Entertainment Company

Written by Mark Smith

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