How Are Listeners Finding New Independent Music?

While methods of music discovery vary drastically from person to person, we here look at few avenues which avid music consumers commonly turn to in their search for fresh tunes,. Continue reading

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Pandora Listener Hours Fall, Subscriptions Up Just 290K

Pandora listener hours continued their slow decline to 5.03 billion for the fourth quarter of 2017, compared to 5.15 billion hours last quarter and 5.38 billion for the same quarter. Continue reading

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ReverbNation Launches Lower Cost ‘Select Distribution’ [UPDATED]

[UPDATED] ReverbNation has retooled its d.i.y. digital music distribution service as Select Distribution to more aggressively compete with Tunecore, CD Baby and  DistroKid. 

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Streaming Platforms Are Changing Music Promotion, Discovery: Here’s How

While streaming has revitalized the music industry in lots of ways, many artists continue to struggle to make ends meet, something which the launch of numerous new analytic and discovery. Continue reading

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Neil Young On The Death Of The Pono Music Service

A year after announcing the demise of his portable music player Pono, Canadian rocker Neil Young is still beating the music quality drum with the launch of a new music. Continue reading

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Pandora Premium (Finally) Launches A Web App

Pandora today announced the overdue launch of a web app for it's paid Premium Music service. The new app brings the features of Pandora Premium's iOS and Android apps to. Continue reading

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Spotify Announces Major Streaming Stats Calculation Shakeup

In a bit of good news for artists, Spotify recently announced that it will be altering the way in which it tallies streams of remixes, meaning both artists and remixers. Continue reading

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Subscription War: Spotify, Apple Music Expand Discounts

Both Spotify and Apple Music are expanding subscriptions discounts, as the battle for new subscribers between two of the dominate players in music streaming heats up.

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YouTube Red To Add 100 Countries, 10,000 Content Police

YouTube will add as many as 100 new countries to its music video and subscription Red service, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki told the crowd at Recode's Code Media conference in Huntington. Continue reading

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What Does Your Music Distributor Do For You?

Janette Berrios, Director of Marketing from Symphonic Distribution talks with Music Business Weekly podcast co-host Jay Gilbert, about indie distribution and artist services like playlist pitching, sync licensing, YouTube and. Continue reading

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