Tag: record deals
Liz Longley smashes Kickstarter total to buy album back from label
When crowdfunding platform Kickstarter first started making waves in the music industry in the early 2010s, the pitch from artists was often ‘help me to make my new album independently’. In 2019, in the case of...
October 23, 2019
Stem promises to check label / distro deals for artists
Stem has been helping artists to release their music as a distributor for some time. Now it’s launching a new feature, ‘Stem Check’, which it clearly hopes will win some artists over to its platform. “Think you’ve...
October 16, 2019
Direct streaming deals in China can run to ‘millions of dollars’
In the west, the thought of Spotify and Apple Music signing direct licensing deals with artists – cutting out labels and even distributors – is causing a certain amount of tension. However, it’s no secret that such...
March 6, 2019