Tag Archives: Spotify

Gaming Spotify, Touch-Sensitive Laptop, And Bassist Stu Hamm On My Latest Podcast

My guest on the podcast this week is Stu Hamm, who’s one of the world’s premier bass players and clinicians. His unique and innovative two-handed tapping technique proves that even the bass can be a solo instrument in the hands of a virtuoso player. Stu has recorded and toured with a who’s who of guitar heros, including Steve … Continue reading Gaming Spotify, Touch-Sensitive Laptop, And Bassist Stu Hamm On My Latest Podcast

How to Get Lyrics on Spotify and Connect With Your Fans

Your lyrics are the heart and soul of your music, they’re essential for creating a personal connection with your fans. That’s why making your lyrics accessible to fans is so important, especially on platforms where people listen most–like Spotify. But what’s the best way to get your lyrics up? In this article, we’ll show you … Continue reading How to Get Lyrics on Spotify and Connect With Your Fans

Spotify combats coronavirus by matching $10million of contributions

Music streaming platforms Mixcloud, SoundCloud and Bandcamp have been showing their support for artists affected by COVID-19, and Spotify is next up to help those in need. The company has set up a new initiative, Spotify COVID-19 Music Relief, which suggests to users verified organisations offering financial relief to members of the music community in … Continue reading Spotify combats coronavirus by matching $10million of contributions

Spotify will disband its compatibility with third party DJ apps

Algoriddim has announced that Spotify will discontinue its support for third party DJ apps, as of 1 July 2020. Algoriddim is home to djay, which has been recognised as the number one DJ app for iOS devices, and has integrated Spotify into its software for several years now. Not much has been revealed as to … Continue reading Spotify will disband its compatibility with third party DJ apps

Spotify Accounts Hack, Music Gear And Tech, And Post Engineer Leslie Gaston-Bird On My Latest Podcast

My guest on the podcast this week is Leslie Gaston-Bird, post-production engineer, governor-at-large for the Audio Engineering Society, and former Associate Professor of Recording Arts at the University of Colorado Denver. Leslie’s first gig was at National Public Radio headquarters in Washington, D.C. where she worked on shows like “Morning Edition.” “All Things Considered”, “Talk of the Nation” … Continue reading Spotify Accounts Hack, Music Gear And Tech, And Post Engineer Leslie Gaston-Bird On My Latest Podcast

Spotify and Resident Advisor team up so fans can discover new local gigs

Resident Advisor has announced its new global partnership with Spotify, which will directly connect users to their favourite artist’s local gigs. Localised event listings will be promoted within the Spotify app. Founded in 2001, Resident Advisor has been a key establishment in supporting local music scenes and claims it sells millions of tickets each year … Continue reading Spotify and Resident Advisor team up so fans can discover new local gigs

How to Make the Best Spotify Artist Profile

Putting your music on a digital distribution platform like Spotify is a big moment for any artist. It’s the start of something new: your music will be out there for the world to hear! Your track could even get featured in a major playlist and new fans might find you through an algorithm recommendation. But, … Continue reading How to Make the Best Spotify Artist Profile

Producer Third Son talks modular, great claps and how Spotify “saved the music industry”

In what feels like the blink of an eye, Joseph Thomas Price’s Third Son alias has gone from a DJ project based around a university club night, to a successful electronic artist performing live and DJ’ing at some of the best clubs and venues across the world. With music supported by many of the house … Continue reading Producer Third Son talks modular, great claps and how Spotify “saved the music industry”

No, sharing your Spotify year-end artist stats is not a good idea – here’s why not

If you’re following music acts, odds are you’re already seeing Spotify-generated stats and graphs from artists. There’s a backlash to the practice – and with good reason. First, before I sound immediately anti-Spotify or anti-streaming, this isn’t necessarily about that. There are reasons to distribute music to streaming services, and ways of leveraging that distribution … Continue reading No, sharing your Spotify year-end artist stats is not a good idea – here’s why not

This t-shirt explains that t-shirts make money for artists and Spotify streaming doesn’t

The Black Dog produced a wonderful piece of self-reflective merch. The sobering message: you’d have to stream on Spotify 6500 times to match this one t-shirt. The text reads: One t-shirt is the equivalent to 6500 streams on Spotify. 76% of all music in 2019 is streamed and not bought physically or digitally. Band merchandise … Continue reading This t-shirt explains that t-shirts make money for artists and Spotify streaming doesn’t