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SoundCloud Integrates Soundscan & Billboard

We’re bringing you the latest industry news about SoundCloud’s integration with Soundscan and Billboard! Last month, SoundCloud’s US ad-supported and subscription streaming activity for monetized content was included in Nielsen’s Music Connect dashboard, under the ‘Other’ category. In addition, SoundCloud…

Weekend Roundup
Relive some of this weekend’s best moments with the Weekend Roundup, brought to you by Symphonic. Featuring images from our Instagram account by clients and the music community around the world! Check ‘em out and while you’re there and show…
New Music Friday
Turn it UP! It’s New Music Friday! Take a listen at the latest releases from our community of artist and record labels that are getting some SERIOUS traction!
Top Dance Music Conferences to Attend
If you’ve never attended a music conference, you’re missing out on exclusive opportunities to expand your knowledge of the dance music industry, as well as opportunities to experience the electrifying nightlife of each conference. These events offer heart-pumping performances, and…
Hustle to the Top: How to Gain Influence in Your Local Market

Let’s get started This article is written for those who want to become a crucial element of their local music scene. If you want people to know who you are and talk about you, this is how you go from…

Artist Spotlight: Brooke Annibale
We’re back with another Artist Spotlight! This time the light is on Brooke Annibale, an indie singer/songwriter. Her evocative musicianship, nurtured by her family’s music store, is driven by an enduring passion for songwriting. Born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA,…
Merlin Opens Office in Tokyo
Merlin, the global digital rights agency for more than 20,000 independent labels, has opened a Japanese office. Symphonic Distribution is a member of Merlin and we credit them for the success of our YouTube and Soundcloud Monetization services. Based in…
3 Simple Ways to Access More Opportunities

When did you last miss-out on a big opportunity that could’ve furthered your music? How long did your annoyance last? Minutes, hours, days? Happily, reducing these irritations is quick, easy and won’t cost you a dime. Here are three simple…

Apple Music Best Practices
We have taken the time to go through the sleek new design and come up with a revamped Apple Music Best Practices guide. Last month, the highly anticipated iOS 10 was released by Apple. With it, came the new version…
Tips For Gigging Musicians: Avoid Making These Common Mistakes

Whether you’re new to playing live or you’re a gig veteran, you’re not immune to some of the common pitfalls of playing live. In this post I’ll describe how to avoid some of the downsides of live engagements. I have…