Spotify Direct Distribution and What This Means To Artists

On September 20, Spotify made a shock announcement that may now enable indie artists to bypass music distributors corresponding to CD Baby, TuneCore, and Stem to add their songs on to the platform. The new add characteristic shall be out there the Spotify For Artists part the web site the …

Spotify Now Lets Artists Upload Their Own Music Directly

Photo cred: Slashgear Indie producers and artists rejoice – Spotify introduced yesterday that they’re permitting artists to add their music on to the streaming service in a brand new beta take a look at Spotify for Artists. Rollout the brand new platform started final yr, and also will permit artists …

[Premier] Carter Reeves drops three dynamic remixes for “Bittersweet”

We’re blissful to current a model new remix EP for the Carter Reeves’ authentic, “Bittersweet.” The rising artist grabbed stable consideration when the digital indie-pop creation was launched round a month in the past. Reeves offers us some inspiration for the music, “I wrote Bittersweet a couple of days after leaving …

Spotify introduces a free and direct importing service for indie artists

As of at this time, Spotify is permitting a choose group of impartial artists to add their music to the huge streaming platform straight. Using the platform’s new Spotify for Artists characteristic, the beta program plans to ask “a number of hundred U.S.-based impartial artists,” to check out the brand …

ayokay drops a debut LP 'In the Shape of a Dream'

The opening music on ‘In the Shape a Dream’ units this new report f proper. “Ocean Front apt.” was possible chosen to steer the Michigan native ayokay’s debut album as a result of its’ clean introduction. Reverby minimal guitar is sampled over mild synth and pads for a deep tone …

Four Tet, Caribou and The Black Madonna show support for #DJsForPalestine

Four Tet, Caribou and The Black Madonna (pictured) are among the dozens of DJs and producers endorsing the Palestinian call for the cultural boycott of Israel, posting with the hashtag #DJsForPalestine. The movement has also been supported by Discwoman, Deadboy and Laurel Halo, who all shared the same message reading: …

​New study finds that festival goosebumps are a sign of good health

A study conducted by Harvard University researchers Matthew Sachs and Robin Murphy as part of Barclaycard’s Summer of Goosebumps investigation has offered further insight as to why revelers often experience goosebumps at music festivals. Previous research into the prickly phenomenon revealed that live performance factors such as rising pitch, collective …

EDX Drops Euphoric Deep House Anthem 'Sillage'

Packed with dreamy Balearic synths, tribal percussion, and his unmistakable signature soundscapes, deep house legend, EDX, returns with an absolutely massive Ibiza-inspired record to cap f a truly unforgettable summer season. In the midst his frenzied Make Me Feel Summer Tour, which will see the Sirup Music label boss take …

Kaskade Plays Out Beautiful New Remix Of Odesza And Sasha Sloan

Kaskade and Odesza are as similar as they are unique. Both artists work tirelessly to craft emotion-filled music which stops crowds in their tracks. While one works in electro and house, the other favors an indie vibe filled with trap and future elements. This past weekend Kaskade played out a …

Jaguar Dreams Releases Synth-Laden, Dreamy New Single "Just Life"

The late early to late ’00s were a really wondrous time for these sort ster, synth-laden, vocal heavy electronic tracks that were really pushed by bands like LCD Soundsystem, Grizzly Bear, M83, Broken Bells, and the like. By no one’s fault, music simply ended up shifting away from those sounds. …

All My Friends Festival Debuts In The Heart Of DTLA

Downtown Los Angeles: while ever-present shows and events are anything but a rare occurrence in this mecca electronic and dance music, a large void has been growing in DTLA since the days when HARD Events hosted large-scale, multistage events in the area before picking up and leaving for the LA …

Andrew Bayer Delivers Stunning Production in New Album 'In My Last Life'

Enchanting. Emotional. Pround. These are just some the adjectives to describe Andrew Bayer’s new album, In My Last Life. The Anjunabeats star has sculpted quite the career in dance music releasing now three studio albums, each one more unique and eclectic than the last. Throughout history, every musician has their …

Markus Schulz – Upon My Shoulders feat. Sebu (Capital Cities)

Markus Schulz – Upon My Shoulders feat. Sebu (Capital Cities) As Markus Schulz prepares for the release his next album We Are The Light, he’s gifted us a new single from the album called ‘Upon My Shoulders.’ He enlisted Sebu for vocals  LA based indie pop duo Capital Cities. The track came with a festival …

Markus Schulz Releases "Upon My Shoulders" With Sebu of Capital Cities

As Markus Schulz gears up for the release his next album We Are The Light, he’s dropped another song from the album called “Upon My Shoulders,” with help from Sebu Simonian  Los Angeles-based indie pop duo Capital Cities. Between the festival and extended mixes, fans can get a fantastic burst trance …

Jai Wolf is back with an incredible new single

After a 16 month hiatus, Jai Wolf is back. His new single with Chelsea Jade “Lost” is a combination “my old music and where I want to go next,” says Jai Wolf. “Chelsea and I wrote this song as sort an anthem for a generation kids who feel disillusioned by …

One Of The World's Top Labels Just Sold $504 Million In Spotify Shares

As much as indie labels and artists are becoming power players in their own right these past few years, major labels like Universal and Sony are still running the game. However, Warner Music Group is playing fast and loose with their strategy after liquidating all shares in Spotify this year, …

San Holo Releases Double-Single Ahead Of Debut Album [MUST LISTEN]

The countdown toward San Holo’s debut album, album1, has ficially begun with the release double singles “worthy” and “lift me from the ground.” Fans who started following San Holo around the time that “Light” came out, when he was started to really blow up, might be somewhat put f by the …

Review: Heartracer Debut New Single and Video 'Diamond Sea'

Heartracer are one the new indie techno pop darlings Your EDM advised its readers to pay attention to with their first single, “All at Once.” A combination 80s stynths, wall sound ambient music reminiscent shoegaze rock and electro and gorgeous vocals, Heartracer has the potential to cross over the lines …

Golden Features releases intuitive debut album “SECT”

Golden Features – SECT Driven by bass-heavy rhythms and dark soundscapes Australian producer Golden Features releases his highly anticipated debut album “SECT”. A multi-faceted body work featuring previously released singles “Falling Out” and “Always”, Golden Features further presents himself as one Australia’s most compelling electronic acts. His innovative approach on …

Kaerhart Drops Her Brand New Single Called 'Losing My Mind'

Kaerhart – Losing My Mind The rising indie/pop artist Kaerhart always had the drive to pursue her music career. She is also a successful entrepreneur and owns her own clothing brand called ‘Mystic Tribe’. Recently, she continued to work hard by releasing her third single entitled ‘Losing My Mind‘. This …

Spotify Launches Beta Playlist Submission Feature

Streaming giant Spotify just announced a new feature where artists, labels, managers, and partners can submit unreleased music directly to Spotify’s editorial team for playlist consideration. Given that 75,000 artists are featured on editorial playlists each week and another 150,000 on Discover Weekly, it is safe to say that this …

REPORT: Skrillex x Rihanna Might Be Happening

Skrillex has been relatively quiet as late. He operates similarly to his hip-hop, indie and other genre peers, taking breaks instead constantly touring and releasing music. While we wait anxiously for new music, it appears Skrillex may pop up in an unexpected place: Rihanna‘s new album. broke the news. In …

Spotify Streamlines Their Playlist Submission Process with New Feature

Artists looking to get their songs featured on Spotify‘s ficial playlists: we have good news for you. The streaming service has announced a new feature that will allow artists to connect with Spotify’s editorial team to submit songs for playlist consideration. The new feature, currently in beta, gives artists the …

Mwansa Teams Up With Kaitlin Keegan For Their New Single 'Moving On'

Mwansa – Moving On (ft. Kaitlin Keegan) Mwansa is a pop and indie artist whose music speaks with a deep message. His lyrics hold an emotional backstory about past life experiences. After taking a break from recording music, he comes back with a new single entitled ‘Moving On‘. With vocal …