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8 Organizations Supporting LGBTQ+ Rights in the Music Industry

Symphonic is embedded within an amazing community of businesses, organizations, and badass people who devote their lives to helping others get their voices heard while spreading acceptance and education all over the world. That being said, here are some of…

Spotify Launches Clubhouse-Style Live Audio App, Greenroom

Back in April of 2021, Spotify introduced their new live audio app called Locker Room which mainly focused on sports. Since then, they’ve rebranded the concept and have now finally relaunched it as Greenroom, refocusing the app into the music…

Amazon Music Introduces DJ Mode

In an attempt to bring live radio vibes into the realm of music streaming , Amazon Music has announced DJ Mode. A brand new, on-demand listening experience that blends music with commentary from Artists and Hosts, bringing fans even closer…

Symphonic’s Diversity in Music Education Scholarship

Minorities have always been a pivotal force driving the arts. To do our part to encourage and support diversity in music education, we have funded the Diversity in Music Education Scholarship. 💰Here’s everything you need to know… Symphonic’s Diversity in Music…

Why Independent Artists Should Beware of Streaming Fraud

Streaming fraud is a serious problem in the music industry. In a world that’s obsessed with stats, it’s understandable why. But the issue runs deeper than just buying streams. Even if you decide to work with a service that claims…

Spotify Launches New Campaign Management Tool Through Marquee 

Last year, Spotify rolled out Marquee. Now, they’ve expanded it to all teams in the U.S and announced the launch of a new self-serve marketing tool for artists and their teams. Here’s what this means for you. Spotify Launches New Campaign…

Spotify Acquires Locker Room To Compete Against Clubhouse

Remember Clubhouse? The invite-only app where users can join chatrooms and discuss topics with some of the biggest names in the industry? That’s the one! Now, Spotify has entered the ring. They’ve acquired their own live audio app, and it’s…

Spotify Launches “Loud & Clear” Initiative for Streaming Transparency

Within the industry, the economics of artist streaming and payouts are talked about every day. Externally, however, artists and songwriters have been left in the dark for years. To ensure this information is more transparent moving forward, Spotify has launched…

Everything You Need To Know About Spotify’s New Songwriters Hub, Noteable

This month, Spotify’s Songwriter & Publishing Relations Team introduced Noteable, a new global home for songwriters, producers and publishers. Here’s what it is and why artists like you should absolutely know about it… Everything You Need To Know About Spotify’s…

Beatport Announces New Store Update

Moving forward, Beatport has decided to switch up their release days from Monday to Friday. Here’s what that means for you. Beatport Announces New Store Updates As per their official announcement, “The Friday update will feature releases that have been released…