Spotify Opens Up ‘Discovery Mode’ Wide Enabling Artists To Get More Listeners and Streams – For a Cost
Discovery Mode is basically a program where Spotify will help get you more listeners by inserting your songs into other artists’ radio stations and general “autoplay” sessions - for an additional commission. More on the commission part in a minute.
Ep 100! Spotify Playlists, Sync Licensing, Release Strategy (Ari Q&A Part 3)
In honor of our 100th episode celebration, Ari will be answering more of your music industry questions!
They Stole $23 Million in Royalties via YouTube Fraud
Joining us this week on the New Music Business is Billboard’s music copyright reporter, Kristin Robinson. In this episode, Ari and Kristin dive deep into one of her latest articles ("How Did Two Unknown Latin Music Operators Make $23 Million From YouTube? The IRS Says They Stole It") and why it's more important than ever for artists to protect their works.
Tunecore is Coming for DistroKid: 2022 Review
Tunecore just made the biggest update to their service since they launched 16 years ago: Unlimited releases for an annual subscription.
Madison McFerrin Stays “Fiercely Independent” With Her Nontraditional Team
This week on the New Music Business podcast, Ari is joined by the completely independent and incomparable neo-soul artist and producer, Madison McFerrin (recorded live at the Labelcoin x Roland House at SXSW last week).