How To Embed and Customise Spotify In Websites and Blogs

Embedding artists, albums and playlists from Spotify on your website is a great way to get people to hear your music, or music you want to promote. The good news is it’s really simple to…

Make Great Music Videos Easily With Rotor

Rotor recently launched their website that lets you create stylish music videos based on what suits your music. Music videos can be a massive part of your music career, they provide a new visual element…

James Franco Signs To Label With Beck, Deadmau5, Foo Fighters

Actor James Franco has signed his two-piece band ‘Daddy’ to independent label for major artists, Kobalt. James Franco and multi-instrumentalist Tim O’keefe have just signed their band Daddy to Kobalt in a worldwide, multi-year deal…

Spotify Isn’t Killing Record Sales and Is Reducing Piracy

Despite constant criticism studies show that Spotify isn’t reducing record sales and could be helping to combat music piracy. A lot of controversy surrounds Spotify’s place (and music streaming as a whole) in the music industry….

US Music Streams Almost Doubled in 2015 So Far

Photo credits: www.perspecsys.com   The number of tracks streamed in the US so far this year are almost double the amount of streams in the US last year. With two new massive players to streaming this…

Deadmau5 Goes Independent As More Artists Decry Major Labels

Massive EDM producer Deadmau5 has made a giant move by ditching major label Universal  for the favour of independent artist publisher Kobalt. Deadmau5, real name Joel Zimmerman, grew a dislike for Universal Music Group (UMG) due a lack of…

French Music Industry Pave The Way For Fair Artist Treatment

SC Distribution’s label signing for WIN On Friday the French Music Industry agreed to bring in a new code of conduct based on the Worldwide Independent Network (WIN)’s Fair Digital Deals Declaration. This voluntary alteration…

SoundCloud’s Top 10 Played Artists This Year

So far 2015 has been an eventful year for the music streaming landscape with two major new services (Tidal and Apple Music), plenty of controversy and record-breaking numbers of streams. With all the news around…

Wilco Start Their Own Record Label

Wilco is just about to say goodbye to Nonesuch Records. Wilco joined Nonesuch back in 2002 and now with their contract fulfilled they are looking to launch their own record label.

Weezer Leaves Geffen Records and Goes Independent

Weezer is the latest band to leave their major label surroundings to go independent. Weezer has left Geffen Records, which has been their home since 1994 Further, bassist Scott Shriner told Billboard the following: “We’re…