Digital Deliveries & Rights Manager – Anjunabeats – London
Digital Deliveries & Rights Manager Anjunabeats and Anjunadeep are two of the world’s leading independent dance labels. Based in Bermondsey, London, Anjuna celebrates 20 years at the forefront of electronic music...
July 24, 2020
ICE launches Licensr self-service tool for smaller DSPs
Pan-European licensing hub ICE has launched a new service called Licensr, which is aimed at “smaller online music services” who want to get licences quickly. It’s an online self-service tool where small...
April 29, 2020
Apple Music Browse page is tuned for self-isolating listeners
We’ve been writing about what streaming services are doing to support music-industry relief efforts and artists, but the coronavirus pandemic is also having an impact in how they’re recommending music (and other...
March 26, 2020
South Korean DSP changes chart to battle ‘distorted’ streams
Flo, owned by SK Telecom, is one of the main music streaming services in South Korea. It used to run a near-real-time chart (updated hourly) showing what the most popular songs were on the platform. That has now been replaced...
March 24, 2020
How can DSPs help musicians during the coronavirus pandemic?
Music streaming services are increasingly under the spotlight regarding their plans to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, and specifically its impact on musicians. Yesterday, Spotify announced some of its measures: making...
March 20, 2020
Tools: Deezer Backstage. Designed to bring artists and music professionals closer to their audience
Last year, Deezer became the first DSP to actively promote and test a user-centric payment system. At the same time, the streaming service began properly rolling out its own artist analytics backend, Deezer Backstage, with...
February 20, 2020
India’s most-streamed tracks of 2019 show DSP differences
India may have more audio-streaming services than most countries – there are now ten if you count ByteDance’s Resso – but there’s something to be learned from how each of them attracts a different audience, through...
December 12, 2019
Chartmetric is making sense of DSPs’ playlist-ladder systems
Music-analytics firm Chartmetric has published a blog post outlining some of the findings from its ‘Pre-Playlist Analyzer’ and ‘Post-Playlist Analyzer’ tools, and it makes for interesting reading....
September 25, 2019
What losing faith in playlists could mean for music marketing
Our latest issue of Sandbox went out to subscribers last night. In the cover feature, we look at how playlists marketing has gone through upheaval in recent months as the two biggest players (Apple Music and Spotify) take...
September 24, 2019
Taylor Swift drops ‘Lover’ video ahead of album release
What’s that? Taylor Swift has a new album out? You’d think someone in the media and/or streaming-service world would have told you, right? Just joking: ‘Lover’ is inescapable this week, with a full complement of DSP...
August 23, 2019
DSPs and NMPA filings are in over new CRB royalty rates
Breaking news: there isn’t just one appeal against the new songwriter-royalty rates proposed by the Copyright Royalty Board in the US. The one from Spotify, Pandora, Google and Amazon we all know about – it was officially...
August 16, 2019
Tidal has lots of things up its sleeve for the exclusive on Prince’s new album.
Remember streaming exclusives? Everyone seems to have given up on them. Well, everyone except Tidal. It has announced that it has the exclusive on Originals, a posthumous album from Prince containing a number of unheard demos...
May 30, 2019