Tag: dolly parton

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Sandbox Issue 250: The power of smaller playlists

Lead: The likes of New Music Friday and Today’s Top Hits might theoretically get your music in front of the most people; but if they are not listening, then what’s the point? In a business that has long run on the assumption...
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Dolly Parton and Laura Marling release surprise albums

Well, in the case of Dolly Parton it’s ‘re-release’ since her “93 Song Surprise” is the digital relaunch of six of her albums from earlier this century. ‘Little Sparrow’ (2001), ‘Halos...
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Today’s positive coronavirus-related industry news (2 April)

A collective of music industry bodies in the US has come together to create the Music Covid Relief website, providing information for music professionals to receive benefits (both individual and for small businesses) implemented...
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Dolly Parton plans posthumous career with click-track recordings

Many artists have posthumous careers, thanks to their archives of unreleased tracks and demos. Dolly Parton, however, appears to be taking a more strategic approach for remaining successful after she dies. “I am a lucky...
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New podcasts on the way for Gregory Porter and Dolly Parton

In Spotify’s earnings call with analysts last week, CEO Daniel Ek said that listening to music-focused podcasts has been growing fast on the platform: “If you look historically at podcasting that’s not been...
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Audiam lands $2m in new funding

YouTube UGC monetistation tool Audiam has secured $2m in Series A funding which comes after an initial round of $500k in angel funding last year