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Music Trends & Highlights

Trending Music: Our Predictions for 2019 & Beyond

Trending music for 2019 takes many cues from 2018, but we expect the coming months to do the same things in much bigger, higher and louder ways. Find out what’s new and stat ahead with our trend predictions.

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Music Distribution

What’s the Best Music Streaming Service for Me?

The best music streaming service for you might be the one you’re already using. But every service brings something different to the table. To make sure you’re covered, we give you an overview of the latest and most popular platforms.

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31 Music Websites That Artists & Fans Will Love
Music Top Picks

31 Music Websites That Artists & Fans Will Love

Music websites can meet diverse needs and interests of music fans and artists around the world. We’ll help you sift through to discover the best ones for learning, creating or just casually listening to music.

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Music Distribution

Apple Music For Artists: New Analytics Tools For Fans

When your songs are available for listening at Apple Music, you get access to Apple Music for Artists for free. For indie musicians looking to take control of their careers, discover new data and benefits with this cool addition.

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Posted on March 15, 2019 0
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Music Distribution

Spotify for Artists Brings You Closer To Your Fans

Spotify for Artists lets musicians take total control of their profile like never before. It gives you free, instant and direct access to the community and valuable data. You’ll be the first to hear of new feature roll-outs.

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Posted on April 5, 2019 0
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Music Promotion & Marketing

Spotify Podcasts For Artists: Make Yours Awesome

Why are Spotify podcasts good for independent artists as a marketing tool? Discover what goes into the best Spotify podcasts and get ideas from some of the more popular ones out there to build your brand.

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Posted on April 26, 2019 Comments Off on Spotify Podcasts For Artists: Make Yours Awesome
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Music Promotion & Marketing

Music Playlist: An Indie Artist Marketing Tool

The music playlist is the new album, and it’s a great new marketing tool for independent artists to gain more exposure. Learn who some of the best playlist curators are and how they put together their lists.

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Posted on May 25, 2019 Comments Off on Music Playlist: An Indie Artist Marketing Tool
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Music Recording & Production

Is Streaming Changing Music Production?

Streaming is changing music production in ways artists can use to gain listeners. Learn how to guide your studio production to take advantage of streaming, so you aren’t left behind in the music streaming era.

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Posted on May 30, 2019 Comments Off on Is Streaming Changing Music Production?
Apple is Closing iTunes
Music Trends & Highlights

Apple Is Closing iTunes — 3 Things It’s Telling You

Apple is closing iTunes after nearly 20 years with Apple Music gaining popularity as a music streaming platform. Find out the three most important things it’s telling you to stay ahead of the indie music game.

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Posted on June 17, 2019 Comments Off on Apple Is Closing iTunes — 3 Things It’s Telling You
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Music Promotion & Marketing

Facebook Marketing for Musicians Guide

Facebook marketing for musicians is essential. Here’s the only guide you’ll need to make your artist page and start using it effectively to increase streams, merch & ticket sales. Learn strategies for organic & paid efforts.

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Posted on June 27, 2019 0
Pandora Amp for Independent Artists
Music Trends & Highlights

Pandora Amp for Independent Artists

Pandora AMP for independent artists has just added the ‘Catalog’ tab. Showing all your tracks with copyrights in the same place, the Catalog tab is the latest reason for artists to use AMP.

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Posted on July 16, 2019 0
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Music Copyright & Law

Music Rights: How to Sample Legally

Music rights are the beating heart of the music industry. If you use samples, even more so. This handy how-to guide explains how to sample legally out of respect for other artists.

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Posted on July 23, 2019 0
Tool Is Now on Spotify - Should Artists Stream Their Music?
Music Trends & Highlights

Tool On Spotify: Should Artists Use Streaming?

After decades of keeping their music from streaming platforms, Tool’s whole catalog is now on Spotify. Fewer artists today keep their music off streaming networks than ever before. Find out why they’re changing their minds.

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