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Tidal Adds Direct In App Sonos Control

Tidal streaming subscribers can now control their Sonos audio sound system directly from within the TIDAL app. The upgrade follows similar in-app control announcements from Pandora and Spotify. Pandora's update included Alexa-powered voice control. Tidal's latest app update includes: The ability to send the music from your headphones to any...

Road Hazard: 5 Touring Challenges And How They Can Be Avoided

The idea of hitting the road on your first major tour is an exciting prospect for any new band starting out, but it's important to remember that while a potential thrilling adventure, touring brings with it many hazards for your health and wellbeing. Here we look at how such problems...

How to Identify and Engage Your Ultimate Fan - [Cyber PR]

Out of your online following, how many true “fans” do you actually have — people who know you, like you, trust you and would part with money to hire or support you? Do you know what your ultimate fan wants? And are there 50, 100, 1,000? How do you communicate...

5 Questions Musicians Should Ask When Picking A Venue

Venues come in all shapes and sizes, and choosing the wrong venue in the wrong place can be a sure setup for a disastrous live experience. Here we look at five questions musicians should ask themselves when deciding on a venue. _________________________ Guest post by Adam Young of the TuneCore...

This Post About A Data Savvy D.I.Y. Musician Has Been The Most Read On Hypebot This Year

The posts that garner the most pageviews on Hypebot are usually driven by a viral friendly headline like The MP3 Is Dead, Long Live The MP3 or provide practical advice like Facebook Testing Option To Link Groups, Pages - How It Works. Some heritage posts also keep getting hits like...

Working For Free: A Musicians Guide

Making money in the music industry is no easy task, and it's rare that creators are able to make a living off their music alone. That said, while artist should certainly take every opportunity to profit from their music, working for free has its place. ___________________________ Guest post by Jaclyn...

Monetizing Drake With Cryptocurrency

Vezt, a cryptocurrency music company is the latest entrant seeking to securitize music ownership and has announced its Initial Song Offering program that will allow investors to take a stake in a song and its future royalties. "We're very excited to welcome music fans to take part in this fun...

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

This week Hypebot's most popular articles and posts looked one indie band that got kicked off Spotify forever and why, how bots are being used to gain Spotify followers, UnitedMasters big money score from Google to take on record labels, and more! How One Indie Band Got Kicked Off Spotify...

Taylor Swift's "Reputation" Is Still Not On Spotify, Apple Music A Week After Release

It's a been a a big debut week for Taylor Swift's "Reputation." But contrary to rumor and speculation, 7 days after release, Swift has not placed the full new album on Spotify, Apple Music or any other music streamer that we surveyed Friday morning. Some believe that the continued omission...

How To Promote Your Band On Shoestring Budget

Band promotion can be a challenge even with a well funded label at your back, but for just getting started, financial restrictions often make effective marketing next to impossible. Here we look at five stealth tactics for promoting your band with minimal expense. ____________________________ Guest post by Ged Richardson, founder...

UnitedMasters On Closing The Music Data Chasm: The Inspiration Driving This $70 Million Startup

UnitedMasters launched it artist services platform this week with $70 million in funding from Google and Andreessen Horowitz; and a promise to "free musicians from dependencies on the old model while increasing their income tenfold". Using data to understand and monetize fan behavior is at the core of their plan...

How An Indie Musician Made $26,000 Selling Just A Handful Of Albums

Many artists bemoan the transition from paid digital downloads to the fractions of a penny artists earn from streaming, but some artists are adapting to this shift, and in fact have made selling less work to their advantage. Here we look at how Buffalo-based electronic musician Spruke is selling his...

YouTube's Feed Evolution and Why It Matters

Having been welcomed into the world way back in 2005, YouTube has naturally undergone some changes over time, but of all these changes, the evolution of its feed is perhaps the most important, particularly when it comes to being a artist looking to reach fans via the platform. ___________________________ Guest...

Finding The Financing In Indie Band Needs To Tour

For achieving major industry success, you need to first focus on getting your music heard and your band recognized. While touring is one of the best ways to do this, financing such a venture is no easy task. Here we look at how an independent band can get the funding...

Spotify Acquires Online Recording Studio Soundtrap To Help 'Democratize The Music Ecosystem'

Spotify has acquired fellow Stockholm based startup Soundtrap, a popular web based recording studio. In a post announcing the deal, Spotify said that "Soundtrap's rapidly growing business is highly aligned with Spotify’s vision of democratizing the music ecosystem. Show More Summary

FRI. BRIEF: UMG Streaming Revenue +41% • Spotify Doubles UK R&D Hub • Iconic ECM Records To (Finally) Stream • More

FRIDAY 11.17.17 Music Business News From Around The Web Everything in the music industry now exists in service of just two things: streaming and live concerts. Updated continuously under our More News tab

What Composers, Musicians, Should Know About The Proposed Tax Reform Bill

Recently introduced to the House of Representatives, the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" has buried within its pages legislation that could, depending on how the bill develops, dramatically impact the careers of artists and musicians - potentially for the worse. ____________________ Guest post by Stephen Carlisle of Nova Southeastern University...

Get 3 Months Of Amazon Music Unlimited For $0.99

Amazon Music Unlimited, the third most popular music service in the U.S. after Spotify and Apple Music, is discounting new subscriptions to 99 cents for three months. After the three months its $7.99 per month for Prime members with the non-Prime price $9.99 per month. Sign up for 3 months...

A Special Thanks To Our 56,000 Twitter Followers

Hypebot recently passed 56,000 followers on Twitter, and we just wanted to thank you for helping us hit that milestone! Add in the 32,500 who follow our sister site MusicThinkTank, and our reach on Twitter exceeds 88,000. That's an impressive army dedicated to building a new and better music ecosystem....

Project Music Opens Applications For 2018 Startup Accelerator

The Nashville Entrepreneur Center has begun accepting application for its 2018 Project Music Portfolio music industry accelerator program. After running the accelerator for 3 years, they have leveraged participant feedback to create Portfolio, a more customized program designed to have a more meaningful impact on the startup entrepreneurs involved. Show More Summary

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