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Beatport Now Supports Pre-Order

Beatport is thrilled to officially announce the launch of our most requested label and supplier feature, pre-order! Beatport now offers pre-order purchases for releases/tracks, at the discretion of the label and/or distributor. The default pre-order status is set to off.…

Industry News Roundup!
Every week, we’re sharing the latest news and information for the music industry and technology worldwide. Get your learn on and stay in the know with Symphonic’s Music Industry News Roundup! Spotify Announces Brand New Relationship with Ticketmaster: Spotify is…
YouTube Debuts New Tools to Clean Up Its Comment Section

You need a strong constitution to spend much time ‘below the line’ in YouTube’s comments section, especially if you published the video that’s being commented on. YouTube has been aware of the frequently-toxic nature of comments on its service for…

Bandcamp Sales are Reported to the UK & AUS
We just wanted to inform you all that Bandcamp sales are now reported to the Official Charts in the UK and ARIA in Australia. Bandcamp is sending their sales information to Official Charts on Friday mornings and to ARIA on…
Industry News Roundup
Every week, we're sharing the latest news and information for the music industry and technology worldwide. Get your learn on and stay in the know with Symphonic's Music Industry News Roundup! Spotify Acquires Subscriber Analytics Firm Preact: Spotify has purchased Preact,…
YouTube strikes deal with GEMA
Huge news coming out of YouTube and specifically Germany. The deal means that scores of previously unlicensed – and therefore previously unavailable – music videos will now be playable in the region. YouTube has posted a blog about the huge…
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…
SoundCloud Go Launches in Australia & New Zealand
Last week, SoundCloud launched its new consumer subscription service, SoundCloud Go in Australia and New Zealand. Following successful launches in the US, France, the UK and Ireland earlier this year, Australia and New Zealand are the first markets in the…
Beatport Creates New Genres
Beatport has created new genres to distinguish EDM and underground electronic music. You may already know that Beatport has been working hard on the re-classification of their genres. Here's what you need to know about the new Beatport genres: Two…