Spotify are expanding their controversial ‘pay for plays’ program

Pay for plays could either be a fantastic way for artists to find their exact audiences or it could become the ‘pay to win’ of artists. Spotify have greenlit their promotional platform ‘Marquee’ to be…

How to get signed by a label

While going independent can be a great option for some, others prefer to put all their creative resources into the art of crafting music, while leaving distribution, marketing and admin to a label. There’s no…

How to promote your music and gigs for free

This site offers one of the greatest free resources to guide your promotion. There are lots of different ways to spread the word about your concerts and get your music out to new fans. Bandsintown is…

How to get music links from all streaming services in one place

Once your music is released you want an easy way for all of your fans to start listening, no matter what music service they use. Enter: PUSH.FM. People are streaming music all over the place…

How to get people streaming your music

We’re proud to make it free and easy for artists to get their music on all the biggest services around the world – now it’s time to get people listening! So your music is online…

Pandora Stories let you tell your own tale through playlists

Pandora have introduced Stories, a way for creators to share playlists that are glued together with the narrative feel of a podcast. Pandora Stories is a valuable new tool that the music streaming service have…

Apple look to invest in iHeartMedia for Apple Music promo

Apple are looking to put money into iHeartMedia so that they can get broadcast radio promotion for Apple Music and Beats 1. Apple apparently consider themselves an under-recognised brand as a new report claims that…

Share your gigs with fans on Pandora now with Eventbrite

Let the world know where you’re playing your next concert and build up some hype on Pandora with their new partnership sharing your gigs with listeners. Finding fans can be hard and keeping them up…

The state of music streaming in 2018

2018 has been the biggest year for music streaming yet as people all around the world sign up for limitless listening. Midia have released their report for the music streaming industry in the first half…

Spotify’s latest hire comes from an executive position at Vevo

Spotify have nabbed their new head of artist and label marketing from the label-owned music video site Vevo. Spotify have hired Tom Connaughton, a former executive at Vevo, to join the music streaming giant. Connaughton…