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Want to Catch the Eye of Spotify Curators? Build Your Own Playlist

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You want to get on a great spotify playlist, right? The only problem is that you only have a couple dozen followers on Spotify, your songs have the infamous “<1000” stream tracker next to them, and you don’t have Spotify-curator contacts who will give you the time of day. Starting to feel defeated? The good news […]

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How To Get A Job At Spotify

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Spotify hires about 1000 new workers each year; and CEO Daniel Ek says that he’s asked how to get a job at the music streamer so often that he tasked the Human Resources Department to write a guide, “How To Get A Job At Spotify”.      Would you like to be a Spotifier? There […]

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How To Collect Your Share Of $43.5 Million Spotify Songwriter, Publisher Settlement

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You may be eligible for a share of the $43.45 million class action lawsuit brought successfully against Spotify on behalf of all songwriters and publishers by musicians Melissa Ferrick and David Lowery. Both sides have agreed to the settlement, which is now just awaiting final court approval. Post Via Hypebot   If you wrote a […]

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What song have you heard that has caused you to experience frisson?

THIS Is What It Means If You Get Chills While Listening To Music Guest Post By: RAVEN FON  You Know That Feeling When Your Skin Tingles From Hearing A Certain Song? Well It Turns Out That Getting Chills From Music Holds A Significant Meaning. I know you’ve had it happen to you- a certain song comes […]

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Spotify Could Be Forced To Pay Songwriters $345 Million

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Spotify was recently hit with a lawsuit for $345 million plus after its failure to fork over cash on mechanical licenses for the Bluewater Music Services Corp. This is, however, by no means the first time Spotify has been hit with such a suit. ________________________________ Guest post by Erin M. Jacobson Esq. of The Music Industry Lawyer    […]

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THE THREE ERAS OF PAID STREAMING

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Guest post by: Mark Mulligan of MIDIA Streaming has driven such a revenue renaissance within the major record labels that the financial markets are now falling over themselves to work out where they can invest in the market, and indeed whether they should. For large financial institutions, there are not many companies that are big enough to […]

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New Analysis Calculates, Compares Per Stream Payouts From Major Streaming Platforms

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(Via Hypebot) – Data crunchers Information Is Beautiful caused a stir last year when they waded through data from indie artists to determine the indeterminable – what streaming services actually pay per stream. Now, they’re back with an updated and eye-opening analysis. Trying to figure out exactly how much a streaming service pays per stream is […]

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Spotify Launches Facebook Style Self-Serve Ad Platform Offering Targeted Placements For Music Marketers, Artists

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Spotify has launched a self-serve ad platform. The audio ads could prove as useful to music marketers as Facebook ads and boosts have.     Via Hypebot _________________________   Spotify has launched Ad Studio, a self-serve audio ad platform. 15 and 30 second ads uploaded to the platform will play in-stream on Spotify’s free tier, […]

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How To Get Verified On Spotify, Apple Music

How To Get Verified On Spotify, Apple Music Guest post by Leticia Trandafir of Landr So after years of making tracks in the studio and sharing drafts here and there, I finally decided to do my own music distribution. I mastered my track, entered my info and uploaded my album art. I hit send, got approved, and there it was! […]

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