How Streaming Bots Are Wrecking Independent Musicians’ Careers

Unsurprisingly, artists’ desperate quest to gain as many Spotify streams as possible has led to the rise of streaming bots, and their manipulation of the streaming numbers has resulted in. Continue reading

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7 Common Independent Music Misconceptions

The journey of an independent artist is a challenging one and, as such, many myths and misconceptions have been perpetuated about the business and what it takes to be successful.. Continue reading

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Promise Of A New Year: Staying Focused In 2021

After the draining inferno of 2020, bands and artists are looking ahead to 2021 with some combination of trepidation and cautious optimism. In this piece, we offer some tips on. Continue reading

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Dee Diaz, Dr. Of Digital Strategy & Distribution, Reach Records [A2IM Featured Exec]

In this edition of A2IM’s Featured Executive, we hear from Dee Diaz, the Director of Digital Strategy & Distribution at the boutique label Reach Records. Guest post from A2IM as. Continue reading

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Bandcamp Expands No-Risk Vinyl Pressing, Sales Offer

Bandcamp has expanded its no risk vinyl pressing, sales, and shipping program to many more artists. Launched as a pilot program in April 2019, Bandcamp coordinates production based on advance. Continue reading

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5300+ Sign Petition To Get Indie Artists Back On Spotify

More than 5300 have signed a petition to have music by independent artists recently purged from Spotify restored to the service. Thousands of independent artists across the country have had. Continue reading

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BUSINESS OF INDIE: Ingrooves Adds Africa • ADA Signs Disruptive • Moves @ Glassnote • More

In this edition of Business Of Indie, indie distributor Ingrooves expands in Africa with the purchase of Electronode, ADA signs Dutch indie label Disruptive, the Glassnote family makes two major. Continue reading

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6 Things About Music Promotion We All Love

In this piece, we look at six elements of indie music promotion we’ve all come to know and love, and how to best integrate them into your marketing strategy. Guest. Continue reading

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5 Positives For Indie Music After The Toughest Year Ever

While 2020 has been pretty universally agreed upon as a dumpster fire of year by the music industry, there were at least a few bright spots and silver linings when. Continue reading

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Grammy Awards 2021 Postponed To March 14 In Conflict With SAG Awards

UPDATED: The 2021 GRAMMY Awards have been postponed to the same day as the Screen Actors’ Guild Awards. The awards will now take place on March 14th, due to rising. Continue reading

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