How Streaming Platforms Are Changing Music Promotion and Discovery

[Editors Note: This article was written by Patrick McGuire.] As music streaming giants like Spotify and Apple Music continue to transform and revitalize the music industry, artists are just beginning to fully comprehend the seemingly limitless potential of new music discovery and promotion technology in 2018’s musical landscape. Songwriters and musicians continue to struggle to financially cope […]

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Why Playlists Are More Important Than Ever

[Editors Note: This blog was written by Patrick McGuire. Patrick is a writer, composer, and experienced touring musician based in Philadelphia.]   In 2017, the playlist has become an integral part of not just music but our culture at large. While radioplay and the blogosphere still have the power to bring attention to an artist, playlists are […]

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4 Ways To Engage With Fans in Digital Stores

You already know how to get your music into over 150 digital stores and streaming services worldwide – whether it’s a single, a brand new EP/full-length, or even just a cover song to surprise and delight your fans with. And while it’s easy to get caught up with the desire to end up on Spotify […]

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How to Not Get Blocked by Stores For Formatting Errors

By Jacqueline Rosokoff The best part about distributing your music is seeing it go live in the digital stores, right? So there’s nothing worse than completing distribution, only to find that the stores didn’t accept your music because of some text formatting issues. To make this process go smoothly and avoid distribution hiccups, we’ve put […]

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10 Reasons Why Every Artist Should Be On Spotify

[Editors Note: By Kami Knake – founder of Bands Under the Radar music podcast, blog and record label. With over 15 years experience, she currently consults for digital music start-ups and independent artists.] There’s a lot of buzz these days around music streaming subscription services and how they will impact the music business.  It seems like every other week […]

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