Category Archives for "Streaming Music"

The New Era Of High-Fidelity Music Finally Begins With Apple Spatial Audio

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If you’ve read this blog for any length of time, you know that I’ve been predicting Apple would release its long-awaited high-fidelity music tier any time now. Of course, I’ve been predicting this for the past 5+ years, but with today’s announcement of the launch of its Spatial Audio service that prediction will finally come […]

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No Wonder Indie Artists Can’t Get Traction – Distrokid Uploads A Million Tracks A Month

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Indie artists are getting more and more depressed about the fact that the competition is so fierce that it’s difficult for their music to get any traction. This fact was brought home again recently when online distributor Distrokid revealed its upload numbers at around a million tracks per month, which shows just how much competition […]

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Spotify Song Skip Rates Tell Us A Lot About Our Attention Span

song skip rates on the Music 3.0 Blog

One of the byproducts of the digital age is that our collective attention span is a lot shorter than it ever was before. If something doesn’t grab us immediately then it’s highly likely that we’ll skip right to something else that does. This is outlined by a recent study regarding skip rates of songs played […]

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4 Tips For Using Instagram Stories To Promote Your Music

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Instagram is becoming the go-to social platform for music these days and the service keeps on getting hotter. One of its main features is Stories, and its sometimes both misunderstood and underutilized when it comes to promoting your brand and music. Stories can be powerful in this regard, however, when used with a little thought. […]

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YouTube Launches The Copyright Match Tool

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There are a lot of practices on YouTube that one might categorize as “unseemly,” and one of the biggest is re-uploading a video. That means that a viewer downloads your video then uploads it on their channel and classifies it as their own. YouTube has heard content creators cries for help though, and has launched […]

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