Share music with special moving art as Spotify Canvas shares come to listeners too

After artists loved being able to share special moving artworks with their music Spotify are bringing the feature to listeners. Spotify’s Canvas brings a new life to certain artist’s tracks with an accompanying moving piece…

5 tips to engage with fans on SoundCloud and beyond

Engaging with your fans is crucial to building a following and right now it can be more important than ever. It’s hard to connect with your fans when both you and them are stuck at…

YouTube add 12 new artists to its Foundry program

YouTube Music Foundry’s ever growing roster of artists now include 12 new fresh talents from around the world. Foundry’s artist development program support independent artists in their early stages. Providing them with marketing, promotional and…

6ix9ine claim Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber bought their way to the number one spot on Billboard

“You can buy number ones on Billboard” says Tekashi 6ix9ine, in an Instagram post accusing Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber of fraud. On May 8th Ariana Grande & Justin Bieber released their charity single Stuck with…

SoundCloud’s new Twitch series has started, here’s what to watch with them

SoundCloud and Twitch are offering creators great benefits together as well as a new stream series to get connected and creative with SoundCloud have partnered with Twitch to fast-track Affiliate status for Pro, Premier and…

Distrokid vs. RouteNote 2020 Comparison

Distrokid seemingly offer a standard yearly plan to get your music to stores and streaming services, but basic features offered by RouteNote are hidden behind extra fees. For $19.99/year, Distrokid will send your music to…

Spotify adds a button for fans to give money directly to artists

In light of the current situation and the struggles we’re facing, Spotify are helping fans and artists connect and raise money. Yesterday Spotify launched their Artist Fundraising Pick feature to Spotify for Artists. The brand…

Twitch hires Spotify director to create products for musicians

As lockdown makes Twitch one of the most popular sites in the world, their new hire will help broaden their horizons. Twitch have announced that Tracy Chan will be joining their team as the head…

RouteNote Sessions gets a brand new look for this gorgeous set

The latest live session from the powerfully talented Charlie Louise sees the studio transformed for a brand new theme. Fans of our awesome sessions channel will notice a fresh new look in the latest session….

How to promote music on Instagram

Promoting music on social media is one of the easiest and cheapest ways to drum up support for yourself as an artist. How do I manipulate Instagram in an effective way to build my audience?…