After adding songwriter and producer credits to its desktop app in February, Spotify has finally added them to its iOS app, amid increasing pressure to improve the accuracy of its metadata and add additional credits.
Music copyright is an incredibly important concept for musicians to have a firm handle on, however it can also be confusing. Here we detail why copyright is so important, and exactly how to go about copyrighting your own music.
The "Mastered For iTunes" label is a badge of sonic approval that you see on most major label tracks and almost none from idie and D.I.Y. artists. A new add-on service from DistroKid makes it possible for any artist to get the "Mastered For iTunes" certification.
Music's ability to impact our health and well being as humans has long been established. A new study has revealed exactly what happens when a person hears their favorite song, and how their brain responds.
Earlier this month Deezer added $185 million at a valuation of more than $1 billion. New investors include a top Middle Eastern music and media company poised to give the streamer a distinct competitive advantage on the region.
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In this every two week update from the Synchtank team, we'll review the important placements and major happenings in the wild and wonderful world of music supervision and music sync.
From tuning to songwriting, apps can be of tremendous value to musicians even, as it turns out, when it comes to royalties. Here we look at six apps which artists can use to keep track of their earnings from royalties, and even harness the data to their advantage.
By this point Spotify has become a ubiquitous part of the music industry, but as with so many programs, there's more to it than what's on the surface. Here we look at five less well known Spotify features that can help you get the most out of the platform, whether you're a musician, or just a listener.
Pandora has named Heidi Anne-Noel to the new post of Senior Manager, Communications. She will oversee outreach to the music press and music industry. Anne-Noel comes to Pandora from Press Here. She previously served as VP of Publicity at Capitol Records.