Beatport’s Letter to Artists That They’re Freezing Payments

Last week Beatport opened up their streaming service for anyone to upload their tracks for free. This was followed by controversy over the reveal of artist’s only being paid 5% royalties for all profits made…

Beatport Only Paying 5% Royalties On New User Streaming Service

Earlier today Electronic Music store, Beatport, introduced the ability for anyone to upload their EDM tracks to their streaming service for free. As promising an introduction as this is, it is revealed in Beatports terms…

SoundCloud Brings A Home For Your Favourite Tracks And Artists

When on the web version of SoundCloud, you’ll notice a new ‘Collection’ tab at the top. This will bring up an Overview look at your Likes, Playlists and artists you Follow. Nothing new or too…

8tracks Adds Analytics and Better Recommendations

8tracks, the streaming underdogs, have added some new features, to give users and creators a better overall experience. 8tracks allows users to create playlists of any genre using YouTube links. Updates now allow users who…

Spotify Users Playlist Avg. 15,000 Songs

Speaking at the World Mobile Confgress in Barcelona, Daniel Ek said that the average Spotify user has 15,000 tracks lined up across all their playlists – a huge number, showing a really deep engagement with…