Independent artists have everything to gain from TikTok SoundOn’s upcoming direct download service

TikTok’s upcoming SoundOn platform will serve as a separate entrance specifically designed for undiscovered artists. Ole Obermann, Global Head Of Music at TikTok, revealed the upcoming direct download feature in an interview with Music trade around the world, claiming that this will make it easier for independent artists to get their music on the platform and get discovered. “Many artists …

How independent artists turn to entrepreneurship to survive

The pandemic has made one thing clear to most musicians: Streaming services are not a way to support them. The average musician’s work is paid for less than a month’s rent living in New York City, and most artists’ only source of income is controlling the royalties of those same streaming services. With the return of concerts, independent artists have …

Six Independent Latino Artists You Should Listen To This Hispanic Heritage Month

Photo courtesy of belatina.com Our radios do not do justice to Latino artists. While we have witnessed a Latino boom on the big charts sponsored by the Latin pop boom with stars like Luis Fonsi, Bad Bunny and J. Balvin, a large repertoire of alternative and independent artists continues to be overlooked. That’s why, at BELatina, we’ve decided to create …

6 creative ways to support all independent artists right now

The return of some shows and tours may give the impression that the music industry is starting to return to normal, but this is far from the reality, and many artists – especially smaller ones and independents – continue. to fight in the ongoing pandemic, and need the support of their fans. Guest post by Angela Mastrogiacomo of Flypaper by …

Live music programming: leader of Phish, trio of independent artists and tribute to a deceased folk singer

Trey Anastasio Group. Photo by René Huemer Trey Anastasio Band6 p.m. Friday. Thompson’s Point, Portland, $ 49.50 in advance, $ 55 per day of performance, children 3 and under free free. statetheatreportland.comSinger, guitarist and songwriter Trey Anastasio co-founded Phish in 1983 and they released 15 studio albums. As a solo artist, he released 11 of them, including last year’s “Lonely …

Why Independent Artists Are Turning to Blockchain in Today’s Streaming World

The opinions expressed are solely those of the author and do not reflect the views of the editors or editors of Rolling Stone. While the Covid-19 pandemic has hit the entertainment industry hard, it has hit independent artists even harder, especially when it comes to protecting their income-dependent consumer fan base. When musicians and producers turned to social media to …

K-Indie artists who will bring fresh air to your playlists

The leaders of the South Korean (and international) music world could be a certain group of seven members right now, but Korean music is as diverse and innovative as it is powerful, and you can’t look beyond the K-indie scene to attest to that. Originally, South Korean independent music referred to the independent music scene that developed in the 1990s …

Best Practices and Tips for Presenting Playlists for Freelance Artists

Music content sponsored by Hip-hop today Break down best practices Spotify and Apple Music playlists have become the top priority for independent musicians of all genres. Finding the right location can do wonders for delivering music directly to the ears of listeners avid for your style of music and accumulating streams, equivalent to royalty. As demand for playlist placement has …