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December 20, 2018

10 Basic Concepts For Success In Today’s Music Business

Music business concepts on the Music 3.0 Blog

Much has changed in the music industry over the last few years that affect an artist’s ability to be successful. Some of it is brand new and a result of the technology we use, while some of it is good common sense that’s been used over and over over many decades of the business. Here […]

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December 13, 2018

Sony Music Launches A Tidal Rival In Japan

Sony Music Mora Qualitas on the Music 3.0 Blog

The major record labels have always chaffed at the idea of tech companies like Spotify, Apple, Google and Amazon being in control of the distribution of their music, especially at the currently Wall Street valuations that those companies possess. That said, they’ve been unsuccessful in developing their own digital distribution product in the past, which […]

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December 3, 2018

Buying A Bot For More Spotify Or SoundCloud Streams Is Still Easy

streaming music bot on the Music 3.0 Blog

You’d think that after all the recent uproar it would more difficult to buy a bot to manipulate an artist’s Spotify or SoundCloud streams, but that’s not the case, as Hypebot points out. As the article states, “Some bots are run by commercial services selling guaranteed streams. Others come from developers like somiibo which offers bots for […]

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November 21, 2018

Universal Music Artists Might Get A Big Gift Thanks To Taylor Swift

Universal Music Taylor Swift on the Music 3.0 Blog

It’s big news that Taylor Swift has left the Big Machine label for Universal Music, but a byproduct of that deal is that the label’s artists would receive all of their share of the revenue from a sale of the company’s holdings of Spotify should it decide to sell. That means that the total amount […]

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November 20, 2018

Spotify’s US Users, Voice Care In Winter, And Post Engineer Paul Hollman On My Latest Inner Circle Podcast

Paul Hollman on the Music 3.0 Blog

My guest today on the podcast is engineer Paul Hollman, who mixes and edits sound for film, TV, and streaming broadcast. His work currently airs on Netflix, Amazon, SyFy, Discovery, Seso, Go90, and Hallmark Channel, and he’s also mixed documentaries which aired on Fox, NBC and PBS. Paul offers clients a full range of sound […]

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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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November 14, 2018

Artists Are Getting Fake Plays On Spotify But Not From Where You Think

Spotify Fake Plays on Bobby Owsinski's Music 3.0 Blog

Throughout the digital age, artists have learned to game the system in an effort to move their careers ahead. It’s easy to buy fake YouTube views, Twitter followers, Facebook friends and followers, playlist rankings, and just about anything else where the number seems to validate the artist’s popularity. It’s gotten to the point where labels […]

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November 9, 2018

Spotify Offering New Analytics To Publishers

Spotify Publishing Analytics on the Music 3.0 Blog

While artists have long felt that they’re not making enough from streaming, songwriters and publishers have it even worse, making as little as a tenth per stream as that of an artist. Although the rates may not change, Spotify is at least attempting to provide more info to publishers to help them understand their payouts […]

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