CATEGORY: MUSIC BUSINESS

5 Reasons To Release Your Music On Vinyl

While it would have been hard to believe a decade ago, vinyl is back on the charts as a medium of music consumption. In...



What To Do If A Band’s Name Is Similar To Yours

The music industry is fraught with trademark disputes, and any artist would be well advised to take steps to avoid such infringement conflicts before...


SOCAN Reports Record Royalty Distribution, Digital Up 44%

SOCAN collected a record $352-million in total royalties in fiscal year 2017, continuing a seven-year trend. The Canadian PRO said the jump was driven...


WED. BRIEF: XXXTentacion Remembered • YouTube Music Expands • Russia’s VK Music • More

WEDNESDAY 6.2O.18 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under our More News...


Spotify Fans First Team Shares Interpol Success Story

Spotify details how artists are utilizing the streaming platform as a tool to reward their most devoted fans through their experimental Fans First team,...


Thought Streaming Royalties Were Bad? Radio Airplay Royalties Even Worse

Almost since its inception, streaming has often been maligned in the industry for the pittance which it pays out to artists, and while this...


Spotify Stock Behavior Is Being Misread

Chris Castle of Music Technology Policy offers an alternative interpretation of Spotify's recent stock behavior, including how the streamer is taking a much tougher...


Court Reveals New Details Of Coachella’s Controversial Radius Clause

Court filings in the legal battle between Coachella and the promoters of Oregon's Soul’D Out Festival share new details of the controversial radius clause...


How To Build An Email List From Scratch

Despite its age, email has endured as one of the most effective marketing techniques available to artists and bands. Getting started is difficult however,...


Is Troy Carter Leaving Spotify? Fresh Rumors Claim Epic Move

Is Troy Carter leaving Spotify? Rumor spread that Spotfiy's global head of creator services was leaving after the streamer's new 'hate and hurtful' policy...