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October 18, 2018

Spotify Deal With Distrokid Means Artists Can Now Upload To Other Streaming Services As Well

Distrokid Spotify on the Music 3.0 Blog

When Spotify announced its direct upload feature last month many artists weren’t particularly wowed since they’d still have to use a distributor to have their music uploaded to the other streaming services anyway. The company has now turned that argument on its ear by making a “passive” investment in the the distribution company Distrokid, which […]

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Music Industry News Roundup #3

Music Industry News Roundup

Here’s some interesting music business news from the last week. As always, it’s surprising how some old topics keep on coming back to life, and the new topics that we never expected pop up. Streaming music has surpassed YouTube music views. They said it would never happen, but streaming music is now more popular that […]

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The Music Industry’s Big Data Problem

Big Data

One of the hopes that digital music brought was for a faster and more accurate way for everyone in the food chain to get paid. That sounds good on paper, but unfortunately hasn’t quite panned out the way anyone in the industry expected. While it’s true that it’s easy to count online sales and downloads in the digital […]

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