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.
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 money to help them during this current crisis.
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 thrive during this coronavirus crisis.
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.