Hypebot Daily news, music industry, technology & social media 2020-08-08T11:05:40Z https://www.hypebot.com/feed/atom WordPress Owen Davie <![CDATA[This Week In Music Commentary]]> https://www.hypebot.com/?p=43240 2020-08-08T11:04:07Z 2020-08-09T12:26:00Z Our music industry commentators this week weighed in on how COVID-19 was far more damaging to major labels than Spotify, why a TikTok ban will accomplish nothing, and that security. Continue reading

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Owen Davie <![CDATA[Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. & Indie Music]]> https://www.hypebot.com/?p=43244 2020-08-08T11:03:32Z 2020-08-08T14:15:00Z In our tips and tricks section for DIY artists, we this week offered advice on understanding how the three main types of publishing deals work, the best way to promote. Continue reading

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Owen Davie <![CDATA[MusicThinkTank Weekly Recap: Listening • Instagram For Business • Transform Your Spare Room Into A Music Studio • More]]> https://www.hypebot.com/?p=43230 2020-08-08T10:59:03Z 2020-08-08T13:00:00Z This week on MusicThinkTank, our contributors shared articles on expanding your musical horizons, what to know about using Instagram for business in 2020, how you can transform your spare room. Continue reading

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Owen Davie <![CDATA[REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review]]> https://www.hypebot.com/?p=43234 2020-08-08T11:00:29Z 2020-08-08T11:00:28Z In this flip back through the past week’s music industry news, we revisit a tumble iHeartMedia’s stock, Instagrams primed and ready TikTok clone, the final shuttering of the much beleaguered. Continue reading

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Owen Davie <![CDATA[TOP POSTS: This Week’s Most Read Posts On Hypebot]]> https://www.hypebot.com/?p=43228 2020-08-08T11:05:40Z 2020-08-07T16:55:00Z This week on Hypebot, our top articles covered why the U.S. House doesn’t think artists should be paid when their song is on the radio, why music streaming isn’t actually. Continue reading

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Bruce Houghton <![CDATA[Social Music Is At A Turning Point]]> https://www.hypebot.com/?p=43254 2020-08-07T15:14:11Z 2020-08-07T15:56:02Z By Mark Mulligan of MIDiA and the Music Industry Blog In recent days we have seen three major developments that, collectively, are a potential pivot point for social music: TikTok. Continue reading

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Owen Davie <![CDATA[Ben Folds 2020: A Case Study For Indie Musicians]]> https://www.hypebot.com/?p=43211 2020-08-07T15:21:19Z 2020-08-07T14:55:00Z As with so many artists, indie musician Ben Folds was mid-tour in Australia when the pandemic hit. Here we look at some important lessons other artists can take away from. Continue reading

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Owen Davie <![CDATA[Songwriters & ‘Blues Hammer’ Syndrome]]> https://www.hypebot.com/?p=43214 2020-08-07T13:28:44Z 2020-08-07T14:25:00Z Studying your musical idols can be important to your development as an artist, but focusing too much on the work of others can also lead to excessive mimickery, and even. Continue reading

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Owen Davie <![CDATA[7 Types Of Singles You Need To Release In 2020]]> https://www.hypebot.com/?p=43208 2020-08-07T13:26:17Z 2020-08-07T14:00:00Z While albums still showcase an artist’s chops, the rise of the streaming age has made the single an essential tool for musicians. In this piece we identify the seven essential. Continue reading

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Owen Davie <![CDATA[Top 4 TikTok Alternatives]]> https://www.hypebot.com/?p=43183 2020-08-07T13:23:00Z 2020-08-07T13:30:00Z Trump’s effort ban the popular social video-sharing platform has TikTok users up in arms. If such a ban does come to pass, we’re looking at some of the top contenders. Continue reading

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