CATEGORY: MUSIC BUSINESS

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

We have a whole truckload of useful advice for independent, do-it-yourself artists this week, with tips for promoting your shows on Spotify, things you...



Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Being A Star • Breaking Into The Industry • Why Your Home Recording Sucks • More

On MusicThinkTank this week, we covered the difference between being a diva and an imposter, how to break into the industry as a broadway...


REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

In this leisurely meander back through a week chock full of industry news, we look back at Apple Music's quiet launch of a $99/...


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

Several hit articles posted on Hypebot over the past seven days included a list of the top ten sites most apt to feature that...


Not All Spotify Playlists Are Created Equal: An Unedited Look Behind The Green Curtain

Liz Pelly of Cach Music breaks down the secret world of Spotify playlists, delving into who owns what, and who decides what you see...


Elon Musk, Tesla In Talks To Launch Streaming Music Service

Just in case you weren't sure that there are already a few too many music streamers, comes word that Elon Musk and his Tesla...


How to Promote Your Shows To More Fans On Spotify

Spotify's overall popularity has made the streaming service a go-to for engaging active music fans, and now Spotify's discovery algorithm has enabled artists to...


Martin Bandier On Songwriter Revenue, Recognition In The Streaming Age [Weekly Music Publishing Update]

At the National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA) Centennial Annual Meeting in New York this month, Sony/ATV CEO Martin Bandier was awarded the Life Service...


Dave Allen Exits Apple Music To Launch Music Initiative At North Inc.

Apple Music's director of artist and music industry advocacy, Dave Allen, has exited for a position at advertising and marketing agency North Inc. In...


3 Essentials For Breaking Into The Industry As A Broadway Musician

While it's hard to guarantee success in any area of the music industry, as an artist hoping to break into Broadway you can build...