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Symphonic Clients Get Full Access to Spotify Canvas

BIG NEWS: As of this week, all clients distributed by Symphonic will have access to Spotify Canvas, the engaging 8-second visual loop that accompanies your music in the Spotify mobile app! Here’s the scoop… How to get started… When you…

What Twitch Is Doing About Their Music-Related Copyright Issues

Over the past year, Twitch has been particularly harsh against its users for past and present instances of copyright infringement. Creators have been, at the very least, frustrated. Twitch finally released an honest explanation of what’s been happening behind the…

Everything You Need To Know About Spotify Marquee

Spotify has rolled out a new campaign tool to help artists promote their latest album or EP on Spotify. Introducing, Spotify Marquee. Here’s the rundown.. Everything You Need To Know About Spotify Marquee About Marquee  Familiar with pop-up ads? — This…

Spotify Announces Artist Input in Personalized Recommendations

Spotify is great for discovering new artists. That’s no accident. Spotify puts a lot of time and effort into recommending new music that you’ve never heard before. To do this, they take a lot of things into consideration. They look…

How To Use Spotify Promo Cards

This month, Spotify announced Spotify Promo Cards, a new way to create custom assets for your songs, albums, and artist profile to share on socials. Here’s the rundown. How To Use Spotify Promo Cards As an independent artist, you’re playing…

Instagram + Merchbar Integration

Merchbar and Instagram Shopping have joined forces to make it even easier to sell your merch on Instagram. Here’s the rundown… Instagram + Merchbar Integration This new integration enables users to put their merch directly in front of fans without…

How To Add Twitch to Your Amazon Music Profile

As we all know, the Coronavirus crisis has had a huge impact on the live music business, and live-streaming has taken over the scene. Amazon Music and Twitch recently integrated their platforms, helping artists reach more fans than ever. In…

TikTok Downloads BANNED on Sunday

According to the Trump Administration’s executive orders to ban TikTok and WeChat, the apps are set to be banned on Sunday. Here’s what we know… TikTok Downloads BANNED on Sunday What’s happening… Those who already have the apps will be…

Apple Introduces Simplified Subscription Service, Apple One

Back on September 15th, Apple announced the launch of Apple One. This new subscription service offers a new, simplified way for customers to enjoy Apple’s subscription services, including Apple Music, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, iCloud, and more, through one simple…

Facebook Announces Restrictions On Music Live Streams

There’s been a lot of confusion and fake news surrounding Facebook’s “new” restrictions and bans on music live streams, which are supposedly starting on October 1st. Look no further, here’s what’s really going on… Facebook Announces Restrictions On Music Live…