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357 Spotify streams = £1

Newly released figures reveal just how many plays your tracks would need to have on streaming platforms in order to make the equivalent of the...

A sofa-friendly, pay-per-view alternative to the festival

Music documentary festival, Doc’N Roll, has released 16 films that can be streamed from home.

Following the cancellation of the most recent Doc'N Roll festival...

Meanwhile, radio listening has gone up

Contrary to what might have been assumed, streaming numbers in the US are down amid widespread self-quarantining during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Figures are instead pointing...

It's open to all SoundCloud Pro, SoundCloud Premier, and Repost by SoundCloud artists

SoundCloud has partnered with Twitch to launch a new service that will help artists monetize their content amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

With gigs and tours...

Music Business Worldwide published the report 

Music Business Worldwide have published a review of the most recent figures from Universal, Sony and Warner, showing that streaming generates over $1 million an...

It's the first time the platform revenue has exceeded $200m

SoundCloud have announced that in 2019, they turned over more than $200m for the first time. 

This means that the platform have beaten their own...

Data is the new currency and DJing is about to get rich. The endless stream of data generated from cloud DJing will go on to affect...

It’s the year 2025. You’re having dinner with a friend, and your phone vibrates with a notification — Charlotte De Witte is playing your record...

Physical formats make up less than 10% of the revenue

Streaming accounted for 80% of recording revenues in the U.S. in 2019, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) reports.

In a Tweet posted by...

The streaming giant is following in the footsteps of Facebook and Twitter

Spotify has suspended all politic advertisements for service users, Adage reports.

Announcing the changes a week ago, the streaming giant shared that they do...

The new version 1.4 adds streaming, plus new features for the entire Prime range

Denon DJ have announced a new firmware update for their Prime range. The update includes adding both WiFi and wired internet to their Prime 4...

The "high-quality sound" is part of the Spotify premium subscription service

Spotify is advertising its 320 kbps bitrate as "high-quality sound" to Premium subscribers.

The streaming giant, who recently revealed their paid subscribers had reached 113...

The streaming surge continues

On-demand streaming has surpassed 1 trillion in the US for the first time.

During November, Nielsen Music reported that combined audio and visual streaming had...

The leading streaming service has reached 113 million paid subscribers 

Spotify have shared a letter with their shareholders containing recent user data, revealing that their paid subscribers have reached 113 million. 

There are a whopping...

Coffee from a cafe = 2,030 streams

Have you ever wondered exactly how many times you would need to stream somebody's music on a platform like Spotify in order for them to...

As the conversation about how artists can best navigate the streaming economy develops, many musicians and labels are moving towards more independent platforms, selling their...

Fatalism about the music industry comes easily. News of nightclubs, DIY venues, and independent labels closing is commonplace, and streaming platforms are arguing in court...

10% less people are illegally accessing music this year than in 2018

Music piracey levels have dropped over 10% in 20 countries in the 16-64 years old demographic, a report from The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry...

The catalogue lands tomorrow

Joy Orbison will digitally release his back catalogue on Friday.

Sharing the news via social media, the DJ/producer - AKA Peter O’Grady - announced that making his music...

Streaming has come to dominate the music industry, but when it comes to actually earning money from plays, the electronic music community has been somewhat...

Streaming is everywhere. Earlier this year, Spotify announced that it has 217 million users, more than 100 million of which are paid subscribers. They’re followed...

A lack of data, information, and will has left electronic music producers lagging way behind their commercial counterparts. DJ Mag outlines how that happened, how...

In July 2018, DJ Mag published a feature on why streaming in the booth will change DJing forever. It included this: “It’s an open secret...

The streaming wars continue

Apple Music have extended their free trial period for new users.

In a move similiar to Spotify, whereby the streaming giant changed its 30-day trial...