How much money is 1 billion streams?

There are currently over 100 songs on Spotify with over one billion streams, but how much are these artists earning from streaming services.

TuneCore vs. RouteNote vs. DistroKid – music distributors compared in 2021

TuneCore, RouteNote or DistroKid? Which music distributor is right for all independent artists and labels of all sizes.

Fender launches the ‘Artist Playbook’ to help independent artists navigate the music industry

Fender releases ‘Artist Playbook’ – a guide to navigating the music industry as an independent artist.

High quality free stock images for artists

Get the lowdown on the world of stock images, and exactly where you can find beautiful free stock images to call your own! When you’re a musician, you often end up referring to yourself as…

Independent record labels took 26% of the UK market share in 2020

Independent record labels saw a market share of 26% during 2020 according to the BPI and Aim.

What Makes A Good DIY Scene As Told From DIY Artists

We talk to a variety of DIY artists to figure out what makes a good DIY scene.

Spotify Fresh Finds are launching a partnership program for independent artists

The program built around the Fresh Finds playlist will help developing artists learn, collaborate and grow.

How a DIY label can help an independent artist

There are now more DIY labels operating successfully than perhaps ever before but how do they help artists?

DIY Till We Die: Blitzcat Records

In the final edition of our DIY Till We Die article series we chat to Blitzcat Records, a DIY label operating in London.

How Being An Independent Artist Allows You To Be More Creative

During our ‘DIY Till We Die’ article series we chatted to an array of independent artists, one thing that stood clear was that it allowed them total creative freedom.