Are playlists the new album in the age of music streaming?

Music streaming has brought music from every time and every corner of the globe into our homes, but it’s also changing the ways we experience music. There was a time, not too long ago, when…

The 5 Best Albums in the past 10 Years of Music

This is my personal shortlist of the albums over the past 10 years that I think have redefined genres, enlivened music and just provided some quality music for the old earholes. These are my top…

Certain albums on Spotify will be Premium-exclusive after Universal Music Group deal

Spotify have agreed to a deal that will┬ámake certain new albums exclusive to Premium users 2 weeks before free listeners get a chance to hear it. After lengthy discussions between Spotify and labels, the streaming…

How to promote your new music on Spotify and gain fans

Spotify just released a fantastic guide on promoting your new music on their streaming service and making sure all your fans hear about it. Here it is… It’s Friday. Your new album drops. You want…

Some of Prince’s rarest records are released as he returns to streaming services

Rhino Records have just released four 12″ inch Prince singles just in time for Prince’s return to streaming after a Tidal exclusive stint. Rhino Records have re-released four of Prince’s rarer singles onto 12″ vinyl…

Music streams now count towards music awards in France

France’s music trade body Snep have announced that streams from online music services will now count towards sales certifications for Gold, Platinum, Diamond records. Awards for labels and artists reaching a sales milestone can now…

Spotify’s most popular tracks & artists 2015 to 2016

All the top music on Spotify since 2015 has been revealed by Sizzle Analytics and yes, you already know that Drake is dominating the charts. If you’ve looked at any charts in the past year…

Spotify Playlists of the best music of all time updated weekly

Spotify user Skleverton has compiled a massive selection of playlists for the best music of the past, and playlists of new music updated weekly. Playlists for every occassion or for just browsing the best music….

SoundCloud now has over 135 million tracks and 1 million albums and stands as the biggest music streaming platform in the world

The biggest music and audio streaming platform in the world has revealed just how massive their library is following a year of new additions to SoundCloud. SoundCloud have revealed that they now have over 1…

SoundCloud now lets you release Albums, EPs, and Singles

SoundCloud have added Albums to their platform so you can share proper Albums of music separate from your playlists. Yesterday SoundCloud began rolling out a whole new section of their community driven music streaming platform…