Music News That Matters (For Indies) – June 2020
Instagram has expanded its features to help musicians monetize the platform, with Twitter turning its attention to a new audio clips feature. Meanwhile, Spotify’s pop-up alert ad “Marquee” is showing early signs of promise. Here’s the lowdown on the most important industry news stories from the past month that you should be aware of.
Hadassah — Creating Quality Content At Low Costs
Let’s be honest, artists tend to overthink content. The word “quality” often gets confused with “expensive,” but it’s been proven that quality content can be made for relatively cheap, and even sometimes free.
Spotify Beware: TikTok Births SoundCloud 2.0
In a climate where the music subscription market is projected to grow from $8.9 billion in 2019 to $17.3 billion by 2024, Spotify could play less of a role in this rise than you may think.
Music News That Matters (For Indies) – May 2020
It’s been another interesting month in the music industry as we all continue to adapt to life in lockdown. Spotify has once again been making the headlines, firstly through striking an exclusive deal for the Joe Rogan podcast and secondly through the growing unrest from musicians calling for the streaming giant to pay them more…
Music News That Matters (For Indies) – April 2020
This edition of the Music News That Matters is going to be different from what you usually read monthly. The main music news that matters to you all right now is help and advice on how to navigate through these testing times so we’ve put together some tips and advice on how to survive and…
Music News That Matters (For Indies) – March 2020
Spotify is testing out several new features in its commitment to helping artists maximize their exposure on the platform but not all these changes are positive ones. Here’s the lowdown on the most important industry news stories from the past month that you should be aware of.