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SoundCloud Now Offers Real-Time Stats

Earlier this month, SoundCloud rolled out real-time stats! All of a creator’s favorite stats, including plays, likes, reposts, comments and downloads are now updated in real-time, allowing creators to view track performance and listener engagement as it happens. Whether they’ve…

Industry News Roundup // 1.5

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 Is Going Public In Less Than Three Months!…

Industry News Roundup // 07.14

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! Facebook Reveals Plans to Negotiate with Existing Digital Music…

The Gate: History, How To Use, and the Top 9 Fan Gates

THE HISTORY OF THE GATE Depending on how long you’ve been working as a musician, you may already be familiar with Download Gates and Fan Gates in general. Years ago it became common practice to install a 3rd party tab…

Industry News Roundup // 05.05

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! SoundCloud can now build personalized playlists like Spotify SoundCloud…

SoundCloud 101: How To Make Money On SoundCloud

SoundCloud Monetization allows artists and labels to include audio ads to play during their tracks, which allows you to make money on SoundCloud. This is very different from SoundCloud Go. This program is similar to YouTube Monetization because you can…

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…

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…
Orfium, the SoundCloud Alternative

With the music industry continuing to evolve, many have expressed frustration with Soundcloud and how the service has gone from a free sharing type website to more of a major and legitimate business that features content creators. With issues regarding…

SoundCloud 101: What Is SoundCloud Go?

As most of you have probably noticed, SoundCloud has gone through a lot of changes these last few months. These changes are being made in order to continue to improve the service, pay its content creators and become an even more…