Category Archives for "Streaming Music"

Spotify Playlist Hijacking Is Another Blow To Artists Trying To Make Money

Spotify playlist hijacking post on the Music 3.0 blog

As if it wasn’t already hard enough to make money from Spotify plays, there’s yet another impediment to indie artists making an honest buck on the platform – playlist hijacking. Imagine that you have a playlist that you painstakingly curated, selecting each song purposefully and carefully, when all of a sudden a song that you […]

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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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