Beatdapp helps rightsholders, DSPs catch streaming farms, bots, hijacked accounts

There’s been renewed attention lately on the increasing roll that stream farms play in launching releases including some from major labels. So this week Michael Brandvold of the Music Biz. Continue reading

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NFTs are not ready for indie music

There has been so much hype and activity centered around NFTs that I felt compelled to dig in and lay out why NFTs are not ready for indie music. by. Continue reading

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Video of NYC streaming farm allegedly used by major artists, labels surfaces

A video posted on TikTok purports to go inside a New Yortk City streaming farm that is allegedly used by labels, A&R. and major artists. While the authenticity of the. Continue reading

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Today may be the last Bandcamp Friday ever

Since March 2020 Bandcamp has waived its revenue share on the first Friday of every month to help support independent artists and labels who have seen their livelihoods disrupted by the. Continue reading

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Spotify defied gravity but investors punished it anyway, stock hits all-time low

Spotify (NYSE: SPOT) fought multiple headwinds to deliver subscriber and revenue growth, but that was not enough for investors who pushed the stock down to an all-time low. Spotify’s monthly. Continue reading

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NFTs could fix ticketing and AfterParty raised $7M to prove it

Live event ticketing is a thorny problem with roots well beyond the Ticketmaster Live Nation cabal and questionable secondary players like StubHub. With its trackability and flexibilty, NFT ticketing could. Continue reading

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Sign up to test Spotify Live Audio rooms, new artist revenue streams

Spotify recently integrated its Live audio app (formerly Greenroom) into its main streaming app and is now expanding the integration to encourage artists to use it to interact with fans.. Continue reading

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TAKE THIS QUICK SURVEY: If the download mechanical rate isn’t 9.1¢, what should it be?

A survey being conducted by a number of global songwriter groups along with MusicTechPolicy asks what you think the new un-frozen mechanical royalty rate should be since the U.S. Copyright. Continue reading

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Snoop Dogg shares why he pulled all Death Row tracks off streaming and what’s next

Shortly after Snoop Dogg aquired the Death Row Records catalog, he ordered all the music pulled off Spotify and the other streaming music services. Until now the only vague explanation. Continue reading

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Is this how you want your $9.99 spent? Video tours of 7 Spotify offices

As the top audio streaming serviice in the world, Spotify is an easy and popular target. There’a lot to hate about Spotify (Joe Rogan. payments to artists and songwriters) along. Continue reading

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