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This Week In Music Commentary

Inside music industry commentary this week, we hear thoughts and opinions on what's driving the music industry in 2018, shifts in streaming payments, and whether now is actually a good time to invest in music royalties. Is Now Actually A Good Time To Invest In Music Royalties? What's Driving The...

Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. and Indie Music

We shared a wealth of tips and tricks for independent, DIY artists this week, including advice on how to multiply your Instagram marketing effectiveness, how to legally ensure an artist can sign a record deal, some of the best ways to leverage music press, and much, much more! 8 Tools...

Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Stage Presence • Streaming Kills Radio • Security Guards • More

This week on MusicThinkTank, we explored articles covering how to develop a memorable stage presence, whether or not streaming killed the radio star, whether or not you should hire security guards for your music event, and more. D Cumming | The Future For Independent Music Artists Rachelle Wilber | How...

REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

In this journey back through a busy seven days in the music industry, we check back on Spotify's addition of a new multimedia format, the flushing of the DoJ's 100% licensing scheme, the ongoing fight over Net Neutrality, and much more. Spotify Adds 'Spotlight' Multimedia Format Department Of Justice’s 100%...

Spotify Says Ads In Premium Were A Mistake

Yesterday we reported that a number of Spotify users were upset about an ad showing up in their playlists., even though they had paid for ad-free Premium service. The ad was for Spotify's own podcast, but that didn't matte. "Spotify, I will not pay to listen to ads. I dumped...

TOP POSTS: This Week’s Most Read Posts On Hypebot

The most popular pieces published this week on Hypebot covered YouTube's change to its monetization rules for artists, Facebook's overhaul of its news feed, whether or not promoters will lose their credibility after Live Nation acquisitions, and more! YouTube Changes Rules, No Monetization Of New Artists Facebook Overhauls News Feed,...

Why Digital Music (And Not Just Streaming) Is Booming

In this piece music industry vet Seth Schachner weighs in on how he's seen the music industry change over the years, and how it's managed to crawl back from the precipice of destitution thanks to the rising of digital music. _____________________________ Guest post by Seth Schachner from Medium Dropping into...

How To Get Contact Info For Spotify Playlist Curators

With streaming now the name of the game, landing you track on a high-profile Spotify playlist can do wonders for you career. Here Chris Robley walks us through how to find the contact info for and reach out to the curators of major Spotify playlists. __________________________ Re-post from CD Baby's...

Just One Music Co. Ranks Among World's Most Admired Entertainment Businesses [Hint: It's Not UMG]

Fortune Magazine has released its annual list of the World’s Most Admired Entertainment Companies. While there are many awards ranking companies, climbing this list is particularly meaningful since it’s determined by 4,000 entertainment executives, analysts, company directors and experts. Only one music company made the list. The Walt Disney Company...

Does Your Email Newsletter Meet These 5 Important Legal Requirements?

While it may come as surprise to some, any email newsletter you send out as a band or artist has number of legal requirements. Here we detail five such necessary elements for any above-board newsletter. ______________________ Guest post by Bobby Owsinski of Music 3.0 You may not know it, but...

Songtrust Partners With EU Music Licensing Hub ICE

Royalty collection platform Songtrust announced that they’ve struck an agreement with the pan-European licensing hub, ICE Services Ltd. Under the terms of the new agreement, signed with Songtrust’s parent company, Downtown, ICE will provide a range of digital licensing and back-office royalty processing services for the Songtrust and its client...

Def Leppard Finally Available Online: Here's Why Now

Def Leppard, one of a handful of major artists whose music was not available digitally, have licensed their catalog to both download and streaming services. Here's what took so long. ________________________________________ Def Leppard is final available digitally. Starting today, their entire catalog is available online, both to download and on...

How To Make Your Stage Presence Memorable

As anyone familiar with the music industry knows, 'the look' can often be huge part of not only and artist's stage presence, but also their personal brand. While musicianship and ability are certainly important, an artist's stage presence can also make or break their success. _________________________________ In this latest post...

Qobuz To Bring Ultra Hi-Res Audio Streaming To U.S.

Spotify, Apple Music and other music streamers have been eyeing high resolution streaming music as a way to charge some users more. While they consider following Tidal and Deezer's lead into Hi-Res, French streamer Qobuz, which calls itself “ the highest resolution music streaming service in the world,” is launching...

New Guidelines To Monetize Fan Uploaded YouTube Videos [MUST READ]

There is an important change being rolled out concerning how YouTube will deal with content uploaded by its users which contain artist copyrighted content, including the omission of revenue-generating ads. ________________________ Guest post from Quarterlab As part of YouTube’s updates to their YouTube Partner Program and Google Preferred programs this...

Spotify Adds 'Spotlight' Multimedia Format

Spotify is rolling out a new multimedia format, Spotlight, which adds visual layers to complement the listening experience for select me podcasts, audiobooks, news, and other audio content. Spotlight is designed to give users "deeper insight" into their favorite artists, playlists, books and publishers offering contextual visual elements including photos,...

8 Tools That Can Multiply Your Instagram Marketing Effectiveness

Instagram's spiking popularity has caused artists to flock to it as a primary promotional channel, and amassing an engaged set of Instagram followers has become an essential part of any musician's online presence. Here we look at tools for increasing the effectiveness of your Instagram marketing. __________________________ Guest post by...

Is Now Actually A Good Time To Invest In Music Royalties?

While shelling out cash in the music industry is nothing new when it comes to purchasing merch or paying for Spotify, the idea of a more traditional investment has also been gaining traction of late. Here Cherie Hu explores the viability of investing in music royalties, and one sort of...

Spotify Premium Users Report Ads In Playlists

Spotify is adding one minute audio ads to playlists; and even though have only been for Spotify's own podcasts, so far, some users who pay monthly for ad free listening are not happy. "Spotify, I will not pay to listen to ads. I dumped cable and I will dump you...

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