CATEGORY: INDIE LABELS

Soundcloud Names 2017 Top Tracks, Genres, Musicians and More

Despite a great deal of uncertainty surrounding its finances and future, 2017 was a big year musically for he platform and the artists that...



As President Trump Toys With Mideast Peace, Palestine’s Musicians Fight To Be Heard

[UPDATED] News that President Trump had recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel sent shock waves through the region. For a growing group of...


Merlin Elects New Board, Epitaph’s Dave Hansen To Chair

Global indie digital rights agency Merlin has announced results of its biennial board elections, including Dave Hansen, Epitaph’s SVP of Business Development, replacing Beggars...


Co-Founder Glenn Dicker Talks Seminal Indie Label Yep Roc

In this interview Glenn Dicker, co-founder of Yep Roc records (now in its twentieth year), chats about the origins of the label, the value...


German Indie Label Powerhouse SPV Signs Worldwide Distribution Deal With The Orchard

Sony-owned music and film distributor The Orchard has announced a deal with independent label SPV for worldwide digital distribution. Founded in Germany, in 1984,...


When Is The Best Time To Release An Album In 2018?

As with every other aspect of marketing yourself in the music industry, when you choose to release your music can make all the difference....


Spotify, Tencent And The Laws Of Unintended Consequences [Mark Mulligan]

Spotify is reportedly in talks with the the music arm of Chinese net giant Tencent to swap 10% stakes in each other’s businesses ahead...


Indie Musicians Have Access To Legal Help – Here’s How

A lot of musicians, particularly those those who don't have a lot of industry clout or feel as though proper legal representation is out...


Jessica Page Of Indie Label Mom + Pop Talks Marketing, Messenger Bots and More

In this interview Jessica Page talks about her time in the music industry, from her origins at startups and in media distribution, as well...


Distribution And Label Service Company Ditto Music Expands

One of many music aggregators out there, Ditto is growing to become one of the bigger players in distribution and label services, and has...