5 New Things about Streaming Platforms Every Musician Should Know


Music platforms are rolling out quite a lot of massive issues this quarter, from new royalty proposals, to new playlist codecs, to new knowledge options.

Let’s atone for 5 of the most important current developments in music streaming.

And to make it straightforward, right here’s a fast video recap!

1. Controversy over the “artist-centric” royalty mannequin

First, the debate continues over Deezer’s proposed “artist-centric” royalty mannequin, which goals to pay much less per-stream to artists who get only a few performs, and extra to artists who get extra performs, placing an emphasis on music that listeners truly looked for, versus extra passive listening.

2. New knowledge about your music on TIDAL

TIDAL Artist Home has made a number of additions to your artist dashboard, together with:

  • Your high 5 tracks
  • Your high 10 international locations
  • And the age breakdown of your listeners

3. New Spotify Promo Cards for you (perhaps?)

Spotify is bringing its “Promo Cards” to songwriters. Which is cool. But it’s important to have already got an lively Songwriter Page or Written By playlist on Spotify for it to work.

4. New Daylist format on Spotify

Daylist is a newly-launched Spotify format that serves up music personalized to your each day patterns, so in case you take heed to Classical throughout espresso, and EDM at work, and hip-hop on the gymnasium, it’ll attempt to match these moods all through your day.

5. New in-the-moment listening by way of Spotify Jam

Spotify additionally rolled out one thing referred to as JAM, which inspires individuals on the identical wi-fi community — although you may also invite individuals world wide — to pay attention collectively in real-time and collaborate on the playlist.

Can you think about the fights that can ensue when one among your folks kills the social gathering vibe by including some bizarre monitor to the queue of your dance combine? Awkward! 


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