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8 Tips for Becoming a More Successful Musician

The DJ business is a tough one; it seems like everywhere you turn, there’s someone ready to take your place. While it’s always important to view your competition as motivation, it’s still important to be the best version of yourself that you…

Industry News Roundup // 09.22

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! Songtradr Now Allows Fans to ‘Tip’ Artists Money Directly…

The rise of music streaming services hasn’t killed music piracy

There’s no doubt that streaming services have helped combat the music industry’s piracy problems. Apps like Spotify and Apple Music made the Napsters and Limewires of the world less relevant through sheer convenience — just listen to a couple ads…

Why You Don’t Need A Record Label to be Successful

We live in a time where musicians have everything they need to be successful all in fingers reach, yet many artists still don’t understand exactly why artists are steering away from labels more and more. Here are our top three…

How to Use Instagram Live

The latest trend in the social media world is live streaming. Instagram Live is a great way to showcase new music, give your fans a behind-the-scenes look into your life, or just have a Q&A session with your followers. As…

Industry News Roundup // 01.19
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! Where Japan’s club culture needs to go in 2017:…
Symphonic’s Year In Review: 2016

It is hard to believe but another year has flown by. This year was a particularly exciting one because it officially marked our 10 years in business as of December 8, 2016. The event was commemorated with an awesome 10…

The Future of the Music Industry
The IFPI elected Ipsos Connect to conduct global research into the behavior of today's music consumers. The report was based on research conducted with Internet users who were between the ages of 16 and 64 in 13 of the world's…
Top Services to Stream the Hottest New Music

Looking to put your music somewhere people will actually hear it? Not long ago that would mean almost forcing your way into a recording studio and trying to get a record deal (after you’d also somehow met all the right…

SoundCloud Announces Monthly Subscription Service, Go

“SoundCloud Go” is officially a go — after rumors have been flying and the competition among streaming services has grown continually more fierce, you can now pay $9.99/month (or $12.99 for iOS devices) to stream offline and use the services…