We don’t think streaming music is leaving snobs adrift
In yesterday’s Bulletin, we wrote about an opinion piece in the New York Times suggesting that streaming music is leaving self-confessed “music snobs” adrift, because now everyone has access to the same...
October 24, 2014
Bandcamp adds HD videos with subscriptions on the way
Bandcamp has a new feature for artists on its Pro tier: the ability to "present unlimited HD videos side-by-side with your music and merchandise, with nary a lick of integrity-destroying advertising in sight". The feature...
October 16, 2014
EDM label Heroic Recordings’ Spotify revenues now rivalling Beatport
A guest column on Digital Music News by EDM label Heroic Recordings makes for very interesting reading. Founder Budi Voogt breaks down the label’s last quarter of income: 42% of its revenues came from Bandcamp – the...
September 27, 2014
Bandcamp, June 2014
This infographic is an extract from the Music Ally Report
June 25, 2014
Bandcamp boss: ‘Fans want to support the artists they love’
If you missed it, there’s now another chance to catch our recent interview with Bandcamp CEO Ethan Diamond online. The interview includes the direct-to-fan service’s latest stats: “The big number for us –...
June 13, 2014
Bandcamp’s Ethan Diamond: ‘Fans want to support the artists they love’
When musician Zoe Keating published details of her 2013 earnings in February, most of the media coverage predictably focused on how little she was making from streaming services. Keating made $38.2k from sales on Apple’s...
June 12, 2014
In this week’s Sandbox marketing report: Bandcamp, Whaam, Pharrell and more
Our Sandbox digital music marketing report went out last night: here’s what you can expect to find inside. Our lead feature profiles Bandcamp, the D2C platform that’s rapidly becoming a music discovery network...
June 11, 2014
Bandcamp turns five and hits $50m artist-payouts milestone
D2C music service Bandcamp is five years old this week, but it had another milestone to announce: the company has now paid out $50m to artists.
November 1, 2013
Music startup Songdrop launches official iPhone app
British music discovery startup Songdrop has launched its first iPhone app
August 19, 2013
Shoutabl combines commerce and social networking for musicians
Shoutabl is the latest 'social network for artists', founded by two former executives at news site Huffington Post
August 5, 2013
Bandcamp puts new emphasis on discovery
D2F platform Bandcamp has redesigned with a renewed emphasis on music discovery on its landing page.
April 11, 2013