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Are Music Genres REALLY Dying?

6 May 2022

“What genre of music do you play?”  As an aspiring musician with ‘genre-fluid’ tastes, it’s a question that can throw you for a loop.  What do you call music that sidesteps the usual musical categories altogether? If it’s hard to label, can you still market it, especially as an independent or emerging musician?  ADVERTISEMENT Thanks […]

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Spotify Updates “Loud & Clear” Website: 52,600 Artist Catalogs Generated $10,000 In 2021

24 March 2022

Loud & Clear Spotify Spotify has updated its “Loud & Clear” website that seeks to offer more transparency on how much rights holders get paid from Spotify. It is important to note with all of these finds that the numbers being thrown around are paid to rights holders, not necessarily the artists themselves. The various […]

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Spotify Launches Loud & Clear Website Detailing Artist Data & Revenue

18 March 2021

Spotify Loud & Clear Spotify Spotify has heard the criticism about transparency loud and clear apparently. The streaming giant has launched a new website titled Loud & Clear that aims to explain how artists get paid and provides examples the payouts to artists at various levels. According to Spotify, they have paid $23 billion in […]

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Musicians Protest Outside Of Spotify Offices Worldwide For Better Pay

16 March 2021

Protest In San Francisco UMAW Musicians, organized by the Union Of Musicians and Allied Workers (UMAW), yesterday, March 15, staged a protest outside of 31 Spotify offices around the world demanding better pay from the streaming service. The protests are designed to bring attention to the “Justice At Spotify” initiative, which asks for one cent […]

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Spotify HiFi: Lossless Streaming Tier Coming Later In 2021

22 February 2021

Spotify Spotify Spotify this morning had its Spotify “Stream On” digital event where it shared new announcements, updates and products like other tech firms. Among the things that have stood out for music consumers (Spotify is now much larger than a music streaming service, they are an audio company), is that Spotify is set to unveil […]

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