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How To Get 1,000 Monthly Listeners on Spotify for FREE

Andrew Southworth

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006 – Why You Need to Start Making a Mess NOW

The New Music Industry

For ambitious artists, waiting on the sidelines hoping for the right opportunity is NOT an option. Creating the life you love through your creativity will require that you stretch beyond what you think you’re comfortable with right now. In this episode of Creativity Excitement Emotion, David shares why you need to make a mess now, […] The post 00…

The Confusing World Of Ai Copyright

Music 3.0 Music Industry Blog

A couple of weeks ago we look at some copyright basics, now let’s take it a step further with an excerpt about Ai copyright from my new Musician’s Ai Handbook. “When it comes to the world of Ai copyright, there’s much confusion over who owns what, and this is directly a result of the fact […] The post The Confusing World Of Ai Copyright appeared …

Read TuneCore Accelerator Report on Fan Engagement

Music Connection

TuneCore Accelerator is a new program that helps artists find new audiences and propel fan discovery at each phase of development. The program leverages industry-leading services powered by TuneCore’s promotional teams, marketing programs, and innovative products, all designed with simple objectives in mind: drive discovery of artists’ music, buil…

Fik Fameica Highlights the Power of Collaborations in Music

BNN Breaking
Ugandan musician Fik Fameica has articulated his approach to his musical career, emphasizing the importance of collaborations in the music industry. There are no set rules in creating music …

Interviewing Touring Merch Sellers

Music Industry

Hey everyone. I work in the merch industry decorating apparel with embroidery and screenprint for musicians. I am building up my company’s blog and I want to conduct short interviews with merch professionals who tour selling and managing merch. If you’re interested, please DM me and explain what you do. Include a link if you have it. I don’…

What do music managers want? Support, skills… and streaming reform

Music Ally

Industry body the European Music Managers Alliance (EMMA) has published a report based on a survey of more than 350 music managers across Europe.

It’s being presented at the ESNS conference this week …

Apple Quickly Introduces New App Store Policies Following the Supreme Court’s Ruling—Spotify Isn’t Exactly Thrilled With How This Cookie Crumbled

Digital Music News

Following the Supreme Court’s ruling not to hear further arguments on the matter, Apple has updated its App Store policies to allow developers to link to outside payment methods. But developers like Spotify will still pay a 27% cut for those out-of-app payments. Apple updated Section 3.1.1(a) of its App Store Review Guidelines to clearly […] The …

BandLab adds D.I.Y. Music Licensing built on ReverbNation Sync

BandLab has added sync licensing to the suite of services it offers its global community of 60 million music creators…

MTP Interview: We ask @Creators_ECSA President @Helienne Lindvall to Explain the European Parliament’s Streaming Economy Report from the Committee on Culture and Education


The Culture and Education of the European Parliament issued an important report on the state of the creative economy. Our friend Helienne Lindvall, President of the European Composer and Songwriter Alliance, gives us some insights into the report and the context. I know ECSA was involved in testifying for the EU cultural diversity report, can…

EDM Music Collection : Spotify Playlist [Submit Music Here]


ABOUT THIS PLAYLIST Electronic Dance Music Playlist with the best new hits from 2022-2024. We accept House music and particularly Future House, Future Bounce, Electro House, Big Room and Electro House.         The post EDM Music Collection : Spotify Playlist [Submit Music Here] appeared first on Soundplate.com – Record Label & Music Platform….

Napster to launch ‘virtual hangouts’ for artists on its service

Music Ally

Streaming service Napster has taken a step into the metaverse via a partnership with tech firm TerraZero.

It involves creating ‘virtual hangouts’ for artists on Napster, where fans will be able to chat, stream music and watch virtual performances…

Luke Bryan, Hardy & Old Dominion To Headline Watershed Festival 2024


Luke Bryan, Hardy and Old Dominion are set to headline this year’s Watershed Festival and take the Gorge Amphitheatre stage in George, Washington Aug. 2-4. The Main Stage will feature performances from Maddie & Tae, The Cadillac Three, Terri Clark, Ashland Craft, Riley Green, Brian Kelley, Pecos & The Rooftops, Dee Jay Silver, Josh Ross…

Pitchfork is laying off staff, merging with Condé Nast’s GQ


Music is losing another trusted source as publisher Condé Nast “merges” Pitchfork with its men’s magazine GQ. Respected Pitchfork editor-in-chief Puja Patel will exit along with an unspecified number of. Continue reading The post Pitchfork is laying off staff, merging with Condé Nast’s GQ appeared first on Hypebot. …

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‘Phantom Artists’ Are Stealing Indie Music IP on Streaming: Report
Digital Music News
Music streaming fraud is hitting indie acts’ projects, which are being rereleased via ‘phantom artist’ profiles, per a new report.

A2IM Supports the NO AI FRAUD Act


On January 10, 2024, A2IM President and CEO Dr. Richard James Burgess was in Nashville, TN for the introduction of the No AI Fake Replicas and Unauthorized Duplications (NO AI FRAUD) Act, which will establish a federal safeguard protecting against generative AI abuses. What this means for creators: The No AI Fraud act establishes federal protectio…

DIY Musician’s Appreciation of Different Genres Leads to Five Uniquely Terrible Solo Projects
The Hard Times
AUSTIN, Texas — Local musician Garrett Thompson’s attempt to explore diverse music genres resulted in five uniquely terrible solo projects which …

Musicians Travelling to the SXSW Music Festival | The MU
The Musicians’ Union

What musicians need to know when travelling for SXSW festival in Austin, Texas: FAQs

International industry professionals and musicians have a lot of questions about the legalities of entering the U.S. for the SXSW festival…

4 Memorable Stage Rants From Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong

American Songwriter

Green Day singer and guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong has always been outspoken offstage and on, and that’s one of the reasons so many of his fans appreciate him. Of course, the punk trio did release American Idiot as a middle finger to post-9/11 conservatism, and while other rock stars have tried to walk more of […] The post 4 Memorable Stage Rant…

Independent Music NZ Announces Taite Music Prize 2024 Nominations Are Now Open
NZ Music Commission
Independent Music New Zealand (IMNZ) with the support of Founding Partner Recorded Music NZ announces the return Taite Music Prize for 2024.

Republic Records makes chart history, with 8 of the Top 10 albums on the Billboard 200 for two straight weeks

Music Business Worldwide

Republic Records’ 2024 is off to a flying start Source…

Observations on Universal Music Group’s 2024 restructuring program
Music Business Worldwide

Universal Music Group essentially confirmed on Friday (January 12) that a round of redundancies is coming/underway at the company. Said confirmation followed a report in Bloomberg, whose headline suggested UMG will be laying off “hundreds” of staff globally…

Women against violence in the music industry


An act that begins in Guadalajara and seeks to expand to other places.

As we know, in Mexico violence against women is constant in various spaces and areas. Although these facts have been lightly addressed by the authorities, within the music industry there is twice as much to do. And the fight belongs to everyone …

UK Music launches 2024 survey to track diversity of music industry workforce
Music Week

UK Music has launched its 2024 survey to track diversity in the music industry workforce.

The UK Music Workforce Diversity Survey tracks progress to boost diversity and inclusion in the UK’s music industry…

Peter Schickele, musical parodist behind ‘P.D.Q. Bach,’ dies at 88

Music Industry News

… agreeably melodic chamber music, vocal works, symphonic … were deadpan parodies of musicological lectures, introducing newly … 1712 Overture & Other Musical Assaults” (1989), “Oedipus … musical parodies, inspired by the growth of interest in Baroque music ……

Here’s what HT’s music business certificate taught me that my 4-year degree didn’t
CultureMap Austin

In 2023, Huston-Tillotson University entered the new age of music business. Now, registration is opening again for a new semester of condensed learning for potential managers, superstars, and more …

Mia Baron Drops New Single ‘Over and Dead’


Up-and-coming Toronto artist, Mia Baron, has just released a new song titled “Over and Dead.” This cool track exudes vibes reminiscent of Gayle’s “ABCDEFU,” making it a must-listen. Fans of artists like Madison Beer and Lana Del Rey could easily slide “Over and Dead” in their playlist. Mia says, “It hurts more to lose someone before you’re atta…

The UK re-examine paying foreign performers on plays

RouteNote Blog

The broadcast and public performance of recorded music generates revenues for the copyright-holders of music. In the UK, that is managed by the collecting society PPL. When the copyright-holders are foreign, things get a bit complicated. The PPL are responsible for collecting the money and paying it out to societies in other countries for…

Why Jon Poppii’s minimalist performance videos go viral


What’s the secret to success for a bare-bones acoustic performance video? That’s the subject of today’s installment of Why It Worked.  I had never heard of Jon Poppii when one of his videos appeared in my Reels feed.  It surfaced “algorithmically,” as they say. Meaning it was recommended to me.  The Reel had an immediate visual appeal that ma…

The Super Mario Effect: Level Up Your Music Career with Science

Progressions: Success in the Music Industry

In this episode we’re exploring the “Super Mario Effect” and how it can be used to level up in the music industry. Drawing from former NASA engineer Mark Rober’s experiment, we discover how reframing our approach to failure can lead to a gamified approach to career growth. Mark Rober – https://www.youtube.com/@MarkRober References and Video Clips…