This map takes you to artists you will love based on music you already do

Tell Music-Map an artist you like and it will create a map of artists they think you’ll love getting more and more different the further you go. Music-Map is an awesome new site for discovering…

RISE: Spotify’s new program to break the next top artists

Spotify have just launched a new program to bring rising artists to the forefront and help to break the careers of the hottest emerging talents. RISE was launched by Spotify today and will highlight the…

How to get your music heard online for independent artists

These days you can put your music online for millions, perhaps billions, to hear it – eliminating the need for big money-grabbing record labels. But with such a giant potential audience how do you get…

SoundCloud add playlist stats for enhanced performance insights

SoundCloud have introduced a playlist stat that offers creators more ways to understand where their plays are coming from and the people behind them. The new playlist stat, available on the web and on SoundCloud Pulse, SoundCloud’s…

Artists on Spotify: Get loads more stats on your music and listeners now

Spotify are giving artists even more access to their analytics and statistics with loads more data on your music being made available. Spotify understand, “being an artist is a lot of work. You work your…

How to edit your artist bio on Spotify

How you are represented is massively important in building your artist image, and Spotify are adding even more customisation for artist pages. On Spotify, the world’s most popular streaming service, every artist with music gets…

Next Big Sound update notifies you when you’re going viral

The Pandora owned music tracker Next Big Sound will now let you know when people are loving your music. Next Big Sound is the social media and music streaming tracking platform for artists and fans…

How to access Spotify For Artists for your whole band and team

Spotify have updated their Spotify for Artists section so that the whole team can access and build your profile and view stats. Spotify for Artists is the hub for all your performance stats and editing…

Set up your concerts on Spotify to reach out to fans

Promote your gigs on Spotify and send personal messages to all of your fans to make sure that all of your followers have a chance to see your shows. Playing shows can be the best part…

How much do streaming services really pay artists?

One of the biggest controversies with music’s newly dominating platform, streaming, is its royalties to artists – but how much do they actually pay? It’s a common complaint that streaming services don’t pay out enough,…