Although the financial benefits may be minimal for those artists just starting out, the streaming economy is here to stay whether we like it or not, meaning that knowing your way around Spotify and other streaming services is a valuable asset for any musician or artist.
In this recent piece of guidance from MusicThinkTank, Victor Taylor walks us through the essentials of getting your material on streamings services like Spotify, as well as others.
"It takes time for your music to be processed and released on the stores. Times vary from store to store, and can be a week to several weeks from the time you submit the music to the distributor website. So it’s best to plan ahead with your releases."