Girl, Put Your Records On: Modern Music Discovery

Streaming may have made access to music easier than ever, but the subsequent demise of mixtapes, forums, and music stores has changed the way that we discover new music forever.. Continue reading

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Music Streaming Discovery Match: Serendipity 2, Algorithms 0

Even as the streaming giants continue to pour more and more resources into creating the perfect music ‘discovery’ algorithms for their listeners, good old fashioned serendipity often still seems to. Continue reading

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Hype Machine Offers Fans A Way To Support Their Favorite Artists Of 2019

Hopefully, you discovered some great new music in 2019. But what did you do to support the artists that created it? The Hype Machine has developed a tool that makes. Continue reading

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Music’s Discovery Problem Persists

With so much music spread across so platforms and playlists, artists are able to experience short-term success but are finding it difficult to build a sustainable career.

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Instrumental, Corite Join For Global New Artist Discovery

Stockholm based Corite and London-based artificial intelligence-driven talent discovery platform Instrumental have announced a global collaboration to identify emerging musicians on the verge of success on Corite's recently-launched fan funding. Continue reading

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Spotify Says Personalizaton Increased Song Discovery 35%

Spotify says that song discovery is up 35%, thanks to new efforts to personalize the music delivered on the platform. Spotify recently began adding tracks based on the user's listening. Continue reading

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How Spotify’s Continued Expansion Is Killing Niche Music Genres

While the rise of streaming is, in many ways, responsible for the music industry's salvation, the vast majority of content streamed on platforms like Spotify generally tends to lean towards. Continue reading

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The Biggest Challenge Facing Music Right Now [Hisham Dahud]

"When was the last time you sat down and just… listened?" That's the question asked by Hypebot contributor Hisham Dahud.  The answer for most of us could have significant implications. Continue reading

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Pure Volume Music Discovery Site To Shut Down

After 15 years as a destination for independent music discovery, Pure Volume is shutting down. The announcement was made via a pop-up on the site.

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NPR Recognized By Wall Street Journal As Music Discovery Powerhouse! Who Knew?

A recent feature in The Wall Street Journal describes the "Improbable Rise of NPR Music." For those of us who are long-time NPR listeners and, increasingly, web followers, the fact. Continue reading

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