music streaming

Independent Artists Can Now Upload Their Music Directly to Spotify

If you're a musician who's not signed to a record label, and you want your music on Spotify, you've historically had to pay for the…
Andy Cush / September 20, 2018

Spotify Will Now Allow Indie Labels To Put Albums Behind a Paywall

Today, Spotify announced a new multi-year licensing deal with Merlin, the "global music rights agency" at the helm of independent music. Following a recent partnership…
Rob Arcand / April 20, 2017

Pandora Forges Artist-Friendly Alliance With Indie Rights Group, Merlin

Pandora has organized an alliance with the independent rights group Merlin, which constitutes the first direct deal the Internet radio company has forged with record…
Elissa Stolman / August 6, 2014

Amazon Launches Dubious Music Streaming Service

The Gambian rat-sized race that is the music streaming game has spawned a new competitor: Amazon. Yes, Jeff Bezos' delivery drone-desiring, Prime-peddling destroyer of paper-and-glue…
Harley Brown / June 11, 2014