Your Weekly Digital News

Your Weekly Digital News

Spotify has reportedly made direct deals with independent artists The streaming service’s latest move has reportedly unsettled major record labels. After reports originally surfaced in June that Spotify had plans to make licensing deals with independent musical acts and their managers, a new New York Times article says that the streaming service has struck direct deals with artists […]

Your Weekly Playlist News Update [18 July 2018]

Your Weekly Playlist News Update [18 July 2018]

Your weekly playlist news update [Published 18 July 2018] Australia Wants to Impose ‘Culture Quotas’ on Streaming Music Services Digital Music News reports that quotas, according to APRA AMCOS and SPA, will help develop local Australian artists.  But why are they forcing streaming services to spend money to do it? Australia’s music, TV, and film […]

Your weekly playlist news update [18 April 2018]

Your weekly playlist news update [18 April 2018]

Your weekly playlist news update [Published 18 April 2018]   Apple Music’s head of hip-hop goes to Spotify According to Variety, Spotify has recently poached Carl Chery, Apple Music’s Head of Artist Curation for hip-hop and R&B programming. Chery is best known for securing Apple Music exclusives from Chance the Rapper, including the Grammy-winning album […]

6 tips for Aussie artists to get on playlists!

6 tips for Aussie artists to get on playlists!

6 tips for Aussie artists to get on playlists! With 1 in 6 Australians using a streaming service, there’s no better way to reach an engaged audience right now than through playlists. Whether your focus is Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music or another streaming platform, it’s important to make the most of the tools available […]