Music’s $20M A Month Man: Spotify’s Daniel Ek Shows Tim Westergren How It’s Done

The industry gave a collective gasp of horror when founder Tim Westergren was pulling down $1,000,000 by selling of Pandora stock while simultaneously fighting...



Spotify + DistroKid On Road To A Two Sided Marketplace

With news that Spotify had invested in DistroKid and offer it as a distribution conduit to other music services, came speculation as to the...


YouTube, Eventbrite Partner For Direct Concert Ticketing

YouTube and Eventbrite have partnered to expand direct concert ticketing on the video platform. Combined with its existing Ticketmaster partnership, YouTube now says it...


Sonic Branding: What Is It?

'Sonic Logos' may most commonly be associated with text notifications, and the turning on of computers, but the reality that this kind of audio...


The S.T.A.G.E.S. Of Email Marketing [Part 2]

In this second part of a two-part series on the break down of the ins and outs of email marketing, Cheryl B. Engelhardt looks...


Evaride Talks Hustling Their Way To A Debut Streaming Hit [INTERVIEW]

Although already experienced musicians in some unusual ways, the band Evaride here sat down to talk with AWAL about their music and how they...


SoundCloud Makes DJ’s Lives Easier with Native Instruments, Serato, Virtual DJ, DEX3, Mixvibes, Hercules Integrations

SoundCloud has partnered with Native Instruments, Serato, Virtual DJ, DEX3, Mixvibes and Hercules, to connect its music catalog with these popular DJ performance software...


How To Make A Band Seem More Professional (On The Cheap)

If you're a local band that's still a little rough around the edges, getting anyone to care about your music or show an interest...


Merlin Makes Key London, New York Appointments

Underscoring the growing importance of independent music and labels, indie global rights agency Merlin has announced several significant new appointments. Merlin membership includes tens...


Music in Media Awards Names 2019 Nominees

The Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMA) has announced its 2019 nominees for music in film, TV, video games, commercials and trailers. With over...