SOCAN acquire Audiam to “fix” online music rights and royalties

Canadian organisation SOCAN have made another purchase that positions them in the prime spot to help artists fairly receive what they’re owed from music online. SOCAN’s latest purchase is royalty collecting society Audiam, founded by…

Independent Record Labels: How to get your artists on streaming services for free

Setting up your own record label doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive anymore. With RouteNote you can upload all your artists to streaming services like Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal and more, as well as…

Apple executives re-iterate “no end date” to iTunes downloads

With rumours abound that Apple plan to close the iTunes store within the next few years, Apple executives have come out in rebuttal of these claims. Various news sources have reported on claims that iTunes…

Spotify, YouTube, SoundCloud and more join Berklee College of Music’s initiative for music streaming royalties

Berklee College of Music have revealed their Open Music Initiative (OMI) that aims to streamline copyright and royalties for digital music distribution. The digital music market is massive and now accounts for the majority of…

Rdio Launches Rdio Select: $3.99 Per Month With Ad-Free Radio, Unlimited Skips and Much More: Pandora One Killer

Rdio has launched Rdio Select. Rdio Select offers: $3.99 (US) Ad-free DMCA radio endless stations based on any artist, song, genre, label, and more, along with You FM, an individual’s own personalized station No back…