Mixcloud Hacked, 21M User Records Exposed

A data breach on popular audio streaming platform Mixcloud has left more than 20 million user accounts exposed and their data on sale on the dark web. A dark web. Continue reading

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Brain Drain At Spotify HQ

While Spotify’s number may look great (113 million paid subscribers is nothing to sneeze at) the company seems to be going through quite a bit of turmoil behind the scenes, and suffering serious brain drain in the process.

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This Week In Music Commentary

Some spicy commentary in the music business world this week, as Irving Azoff calls Cohen a liar, Spotify's Troy Carter admits to a tiff, and we speculate on whether the. Continue reading

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REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

In this look back through important music industry news from the past week, we revisit Vevo's shutdown, the decline in the EDM business worldwide, TIDAL's denial of streaming fraud, and. Continue reading

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Spotify Launches ‘Game Plan’ How To Video Series For Artists

With 170 million users, getting music on Spotify and communicating with fans there can change a career. But navigating Spotify as a promotional tool can be daunting. Now, they've released. Continue reading

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Iconic Tests Copyright Infringement Software For Indies

Iconic Artists has announced the beta testing of Streamtrack, its copyright infringement and reporting software. Launched as a response to the continued threat of piracy and exploitation faced by so many. Continue reading

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Mixcloud Pacts With EU Licensor ICE For 12M DJ Sets

European digital music rights organization ICE announced a new multi-territory licensing deal with dance music-focused digital music service Mixcloud.  Mixcloud’s new ‘Core’ licence deal with ICE covers PRS, STIM and. Continue reading

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How To Diversify Your Music Promotion Efforts

With music consumption habits changing so much in recent years and showing no signs of stopping, the techniques for promoting must also adapt. Here we look at the importance of. Continue reading

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YouTube Music Is Rolling Out Now

YouTube's long promised new entry into the subscription music streaming wars, YouTube Music, is live. About Noon ET today, Google announced that they had started rolling out early access to the. Continue reading

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R. Kelly Streams Increase After Spotify Ban

A week after Spotify made R. Kelly the poster boy for its "Hate Content and Hurtful Conduct" policy, total streams of his music actually went up slightly. Last week,  Spotify. Continue reading

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