Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. & Indie Music

This week in our advice for DIY and independent artists, we offered sage counsel on how to promote your band on only a shoestring...



Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Children’s Music • Financing A Tour • Career Failure • More

This week on MusicThinkTank, we looked at what the appeal in in children's music, how to finance a tour with little to no budget,...


REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

This week's scroll back through a packed we of music industry news reexamines Swift's conspicuous absence from Spotify, why renowned industry critic Neil Young...


TOP POSTS: This Week’s Most Read Posts On Hypebot

This week Hypebot's most popular articles and posts looked one indie band that got kicked off Spotify forever and why, how bots are being...


Taylor Swift’s "Reputation" Is Still Not On Spotify, Apple Music A Week After Release [UPDATED]

When will Taylor Swift's new album "Reputation" be available on Spotify, Apple Music and other music streamers? It's a been a big debut week...


How To Promote Your Band On Shoestring Budget

Band promotion can be a challenge even with a well funded label at your back, but for just getting started, financial restrictions often make...


UnitedMasters On Closing The Music Data Chasm: The Inspiration Driving This $70 Million Startup

UnitedMasters launched it artist services platform this week with $70 million in funding from Google and Andreessen Horowitz; and a promise to "free musicians...


How An Indie Musician Made $26,000 Selling Just A Handful Of Albums

Many artists bemoan the transition from paid digital downloads to the fractions of a penny artists earn from streaming, but some artists are adapting...


YouTube’s Feed Evolution and Why It Matters

Having been welcomed into the world way back in 2005, YouTube has naturally undergone some changes over time, but of all these changes, the...


Finding The Financing In Indie Band Needs To Tour

For achieving major industry success, you need to first focus on getting your music heard and your band recognized. While touring is one of...