What Makes A Great Cover Song Great?

Performing and recording has long been a staple of the industry, but what exactly makes these recreations of familiar songs great? Here, we try and expose the framework of what. Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Can A Song Ever “Grow On Us” Again In The Age Of Spotify?

The streaming era has reshaped the way consumers listen to music in a number of ways, some more obvious than others. In this piece, Fred Jacobs laments the potential loss. Continue reading

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Boosting Productivity: The Best Work From Home Playlists

When it comes to getting work done, everyone has their own soundtrack for maximum productivity. Here the team at Symphonic Distribution share the music they use to help get shit. Continue reading

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COVID-19’s Impact On The Global Music Industry, Part 2: Geography

Chartmetric is working to assist artists, songwriters, and others in the music and entertainment industry to improve their well-being during this pandemic by providing analytical data on the effect COVID-19. Continue reading

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