Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. & Indie Music

Our advice for the independent do-it-yourself artists out there this time looked at how to promote your music with Spotify ads, how to keep tax day from ruining your life,. Continue reading

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How To Get Your Music On Spotify Playlists (From A Band That Did)

With streaming shaping up to be the dominant form of music consumption, landing your tunes on a Spotify playlist has for many become the holy grail for bands and artists.. Continue reading

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Spotify Takes Action To Prevent Playlist “Playola”

Back in the days when radio was king, labels would attempt to game the system by bribing radio stations to play their tracks, a practice known as payola which was. Continue reading

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Playlist Sharing Startup Cymbal Joins Deadpool

Music tech startup Cymbal is shutting down. Cymbal, which offered an app that enabled users to create playlists and share them, emailed users that it would be stopping service on June. Continue reading

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Context, Not Genre Drives Playlist Popularity [Analysis]

Early Spotify users found playlists by searching for a genre (Americana, metal, hip hop). But over time, that has shifted to more searches by context (at the gym, work, Sunday. Continue reading

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Spotify Cuts Off Playlist Payola Service SpotLister

In a move that many see as long overdue, Spotify has effectively shut down pay-for-playlist slot site SpotLister. But more than a dozen similar pay for play services continue to. Continue reading

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Playlist Culture And Our Shrinking Attention Spans

Besides getting the industry back on its feet as a whole, playlist have been a huge asset in bringing unknown groups and artists out of obscurity. While this all seems. Continue reading

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Playlisting: The Billion Dollar Business [Free Ebook]

With streaming rising to become the dominant form of music consumption, playlisting has become an essential component of achieving industry success. In this eBook, Lee Parsons of Ditto Music outlines how. Continue reading

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Want To Get Noticed By Spotify’s Curators? Build Your Own Playlist

For indie artists seeking to promote their music, Spotify playlists can be an excellent way to get a new release bubbling to the surface for new listeners, but getting your. Continue reading

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7 Things That Help You Get Added To A Spotify Playlist [Music Biz Weekly Podcast]

This week Michael Brandvold and Jay Gilbert discuss an article written by Lucie Watson of Platoon, "How To Get Music On Spotify’s Playlists" on the Music Biz Weekly Podcast. It offers. Continue reading

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