Feedbands are paying artists for streams with cryptocurrency

Feedbands is a new music streaming service with a difference, it pays artists for every stream using a cryptocurrency. Feedbands, a vinyl subscription service and crowd sourced independent record label, are planning to become the…

Spotify’s value soars as they join the stock market for the 1st time

Spotify have made their debut on the stock market and it has rocketed their valuation skywards. After rumours suggesting that Spotify were working towards an IPO for over a year they have instead just placed…

Spotify planning to list shares on NY Stock Exchange next month, reports say

After rumours of an upcoming IPO for Spotify have circulated for more than a year Spotify are reportedly now taking a new approach. A report from Bloomberg this week suggests that as early as the…

Apple Music announce they now have over 45 million users

Apple Music is now growing by 2 million subscribers a month as they show no sign of slowing, slowly catching up on market leaders Spotify. Last month Apple revealed that they had 36 million subscribers,…

Global music brand LiveXlive Media earns it place on NASDAQ market

LiveXLive, the company behind Slacker Radio, are moving up in the world with a new place on the NASDAQ Capital Market. After an immense year LiveXLive have earned themselves a listing on the NASDAQ stock…

France’s music market won’t stop growing as streaming income reaches €243m

Streaming is driving growth in music industries all around the world and France aren’t missing out on the gains. According to the latest from the SNEP France’s music market saw a 23% growth last year….

How to market your music online and get new fans

Getting your music heard is often the hardest part to making it as an artist but there are ways to bring in fresh ears. Branding Eurgh what a corporate word am I right? It may…

The “highest resolution music streaming service in the world” comes to the U.S.

French music streamer Qobuz are bringing their high-resolution streamer to the U.S., but can they face up against Jay-Z’s Tidal. Qobuz claim to be “the highest resolution music streaming service in the world” with a vast…

7digital sign contracts with popular music store 8tracks and others

7digital have signed new contracts with MediaMarktSaturn and 8tracks with new opportunities on the horizon. 7digital have confirmed new contracts with two big new businesses. 7digital, provider of music to stores and services around the…

Deezer are launching Hi-Fi streaming in Japan

Deezer plan to go high-definition in Japan with their Hi-Fi streaming tier launching this month for the country. Deezer will offer FLAC quality music files for streaming in Japan as they launch a high-definition tier…