Is the UPC of a digital release the same as for other products (like CDs and vinyls)

The short answer is Yes. A UPC is a barcode which is a standard method of tracking digital and physical music sales. UPCs can be used for both digital and physical products. UPCs are provided…

Alan Walker Partners with Battlefield For His New Track – Alone

Alan Walker has partnered with Battlefield to showcase his new track Alone. Alan is a very big gamer and when he isn’t working on music or on tour he is sitting back in Bergen, Norway,…

Buy Amazing Colourful Apple AirPods from Colorware – All Colours of the Rainbow Available

Colorware are producing colourful Apple AirPods in a huge range of colours. Apple seems to have opportunities to offer their customers more flexibility and choice, but they don’t seem to want to spend the time…

How To Get My Music onto Netease Music for Free and Make Money

RouteNote has partnered with Kanjian who work with Netease Music to add RouteNote artists into their streaming service that is used by over 100 million active Chinese listeners every month. Simply head to your My…

How to Create a Spotify Playlist

Within the Spotify app, click “(+) New Playlist.” Give your playlist a name and description. Be sure to use rich keywords that mention the style of music, specific artists within the playlist, or other organizing…

YouTube Stopping 30 Second Unskippable Ads in Favour of Shorter Formats

It has been announced by Google that YouTube will stop serving unskippable 30 second ads to users in 2018. YouTube will start to push other unskippable ad formats such as the 6-second unit and the…

Apple’s iTunes Still Most Popular Music Platform Among U.S. Music Listeners

Music streaming seems to be the definitive way people consumer music going forward. However, this chart from Statista suggests that more consumers are still favouring Apple’s iTunes over other popular music streaming platforms. It seems…

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennet Confirmed For Half Time Show at Super Bowl LI

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennet have been confirmed for the half time show at the Super Bowl LI. Officially called the ‘Pepsi Zero Sugar Super Bowl LI Halftime Show’ Lady Gaga, featured artist. Tony Bennet,…

Soundcloud Hires new CTO from Yahoo and Turns on Programmatic Ad Buying in the U.S. for Marketers

Soundcloud is looking to grow is online advertising business with the recent hire of a new CTO from Yahoo and also turning on programmatic ad buying in the U.S.. Programmatic ad buying makes it possible…

Top 10 Music Blogs

Music blogs aren’t as predominant as they once was. Certain reports place this down to social media and the rise of distribution opportunities like YouTube, Soundcloud and beyond. However, we still feel that there is…