Musician’s guide to building buzz on Spotify

Landing your music on an official Spotify playlist has become something of a modern Holy Grail for many independent musicians. The process for making this happen, however, remains a confounding. Continue reading

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Guide to spotting a fake Spotify playlist

As playlists’ importance and influence in the music biz continues to expand, more and more scammers are creating fake playlists in an effort to con artists. Guest post by James. Continue reading

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The Dangers Of Spotify Bots

If Spotify is part of your marketing plan, this episode of the Music Biz Weekly is a must-listen Dustin Boyer from Venture Music sits down with co-hosts Micahel Brandvold and. Continue reading

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Spotify For Artists: Best Pitching Practices

Getting on playlists has become something of Holy Grail for artists looking to expand their reach and get their music discovered by potential fans. An important additional step artists should. Continue reading

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How To Know If Your Spotify Streams Are Coming From Bots

Madelynn Elyse is the guest on the Music Biz Weekly podcast to discuss her guide to tell if you’ve fallen victim to botting and why you should never pay for. Continue reading

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Most Subscribed-To Spotify Playlists: Can You Guess The Top 20?

Two-thirds of all listening on Spotify happens on playlists, with that number split evenly between Spotify-generated and user-generated playlists. Compare the Market took a look at those playlists and delivered a. 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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Behind The Playlist Curtain: Your Questions Answered By Our Spotify Playlist Editors

Playlists have become a huge part of music’s economy and culture in the last decade, but much of what goes into curation of said playlists is often a mystery to. Continue reading

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State Of Playlists: 2020 Edition

Once merely a hobby of music enthusiasts, playlists have grown to become an integral part of music consumption, and a key area of marketing focus for bands and artists. So. Continue reading

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It’s Time For The Music Business To Stop Playing The Velocity Game [MARK MULLIGAN]

Streaming and “the accelerating turnover of content” have elevated the song at the expense of the artist, according to leading music industry analyst Mark Mulligan of MIDiA. “Playing streaming’s velocity. Continue reading

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