A Guide To Listening Better: Repetition

In this detailed examination of we how perceive and experience music, The Song Sommelier here delves into the role of repetition in music, and why we as listeners find it. Continue reading

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The Lost Art Of The Song Segue

In this piece, we dig into the importance of the song segue. As playlists continue to be the dominant form of music consumption, cultivating a consistent mood and atmosphere makes. Continue reading

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Bandcamp Sales Up 122% As CEO Offers Rare Look Inside The ‘Anti-Spotify’

In that last 30, days sales at indie music hub Bandcamp are up 122% year-over-year, according CEO Ethan Diamond who shared a rare look inside what the LA Times dubbed. Continue reading

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Streaming Music Deemed ‘Essential’ By Consumers During COVID-19

While the economy overall and music industry in particular have been hit hard by the global pandemic, streaming has – according to most metrics – seen some impressive growth and. Continue reading

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Vinyl Overtakes CD Sales For First Time In 30 Years

The once mighty CD may have reigned supreme in the early 00s, but has since been on a steady downward trajectory. Meanwhile, quality conscious consumers have brought the once antiquated. Continue reading

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What Gives This Song Its Value?

With the realities of streaming economics now dramatically reducing the ‘value’ of a song, Stephen Carlisle takes us through the intricacies and complexities behind an individual track, explaining how these. Continue reading

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Mental, Physical Health Benefits Of Music

In addition to it’s value as a tool for self expression and entertainment, music has also been proven to have certain health benefits, both mental and physical, to the listener.. Continue reading

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LISTENING ANXIETY: Struggling With An Overwhelming Flood Of New Music

With an estimated 40,000 tracks uploaded to Spotify every single day, it’s impossible to keep up. Will this glut of new music along with access to a massive catalog of. Continue reading

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Like It Or Not, You Are Who You Listen To

A new study from Israel’s Bar Ilan University revealed an exciting music psychology tidbit about who we listen to and why. According to the study, people tend to prefer the. Continue reading

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Which Songs Inspired You To Begin Making Music?

In this piece, we hear from the good people at Symphonic Distribution and learn which songs inspired them to pursue their career in the music business. Guest post by Randi. Continue reading

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