The future of music releases. Albums vs EP’s vs Playlists vs Mixtapes
The album isn’t completely dead and the playlist isn’t yet the be-all and end-all – which means that artists are somewhat creatively discombobulated in what is really a curious transition period. But with that comes...
May 21, 2020
Mixtapes website MixTape Monkey says it has 11m listeners
Hip-hop mixtapes website MixTape Monkey has an audience of 11 million listeners, according to its creator Mark Serrano. Interviewed by news site Startland, the Kansas City-based founder describes himself as an “enforcer”...
May 22, 2019
Drake’s ‘More Life’ goes live across all streaming services
When is a 22-track album not an album? When it’s a “playlist” by Drake, of course. He released his new alb… sorry, playlist on Saturday, although ‘More Life’ was originally intended to be released by the end of...
March 20, 2017
Mixtape site Spinrilla hits back after RIAA lawsuit
Hip-hop mixtapes site Spinrilla was hit by a copyright-infringement lawsuit coordinated by the RIAA in February this year, filed on behalf of Universal Music, Sony Music, Warner Bros, Atlantic and LaFace Records. The lawsuit...
March 17, 2017
MS MR call for fan-created mixtapes using Rdio API
US duo MS MR are making innovative use of Rdio's API for a new section of their site called Track Addict Presents: The Tour Tapes.
July 17, 2013
Nifty new music apps: Mixtapes and Guitar Vision
A couple of interesting new apps to tell you about today. Mixtapes is an iPad app targeted at people who have Spotify Premium accounts. "Mixtapes lets you share your playlists as though they were mixtapes," explains its App...
April 2, 2012