Music streaming software, companies and playlist resources
The official Spotify discussion forums and community blog with over six million members. Including the Rock Star programme, Rock Stars are community users who have proven themselves Spotify experts. They’ve helped countless users, posted great ideas, and shared their favourite music.
Smart links for music marketing. Run a pre-save campaign to make a big splash on release day. Geo-customize every fan’s journey to your music—no coding required. Turn social media attention into meaningful engagement with a beautiful, highly scrollable microsite. Easily bring all of your content together, from releases to gigs to merch.
Music streaming and hosting service aimed at artists, podcasters, tastemakers, labels and music fans. Free creators account includes unlimited storage and advanced private links and stats to help you measure engagement and build your fanbase. Discover new artists with Audiomack’s specially curated playlists.
DistroLock makes it harder for anyone (who’s not you) to upload your original music to streaming services. Upload your original songs to DistroLock and we create the acoustic fingerprint. We secure the fingerprint. We note that the audio is “locked” when music services ask. Only you can unlock it. We also register your audio with […]
Actionable music data to help you stay informed and make better decisions. Music charts, playlist, social media and airplay monitoring. Spotify, Apple Music and Instagram analytics. Real-time data from over 25,000 charts and millions of playlists
Chartmetric is the all-in-one platform for artists and music industry professionals, providing comprehensive streaming, social, and audience data for everyone to create successful careers in music. Chartmetric music data analytics are powered by features that help you answer important questions about how your music is performing, so you invest less time analysing and more time […]
The easiest, most accessible and affordable platform for African musicians to distribute their songs on Spotify, iTunes, Apple Music and our other 150+ partners across the world. Pitch your tracks to be placed on Spotify’s featured playlists and get verified on Spotify. Monetise third-party uploads of your music across YouTube as well as the videos […]
Pandora Artist Marketing Platform is a suite of marketing products and programs that enable music makers with tracks playing on the Pandora streaming service to reach new fans, accelerate career growth and get deeper insights.
With Yellow Duck, you can instantly create a live stream on Instagram from your PC, Mac, Linux and more. The set up is almost the same as if you were to stream on any other live video streaming website or service. You can go live on Instagram from your computer with OBS, SLOBS, Wirecast or […]
The Work Hard Playlist Hard book by Mike Warner teaches artists at any level how to grow their audience on streaming services. Now updated with 130 more pages to include the latest in digital music, this second edition covers everything from growth hacks for TikTok and Twitch to new artist tools for YouTube and Beatport. Now […]
Apple Music marketing tools, get badges, links and widgets for Apple Music. Apple offers the Listen on Apple Music, Watch on Apple Music, and Pre-add on Apple Music badge artwork translated into many languages.
Upload and share tracks, join communities and enter competitions. Upload tracks to your profile from works in progress to finished ideas. Free unlimited track uploads (WAV, MP3, etc.), get plays, likes, and comments. Download free STEMS and official sample packs.
Free eBook from CD Baby. Learn why playlists matter so much, how to become a Spotify verified artist, the different primary types of playlists, and how to take advantage of each one. Tips for creating and promoting your own playlists and ways to get the attention of prominent playlist curators.
Audio hosting for creators with basic free and premium paid accounts. The basic free account has an allowance of six hours of audio uploads with maximum 25mb file size. Paid accounts increase to 250mb and 500mb file size, lossless WAV streaming and downloads and unlimited uploads.
Increase your engagement on Spotify, Apple Music & Deezer. Creating a Presave campaign is as easy as 1,2,3. Enter the details of your release, choose your release date, and create your page. Presave will notify you on the date of release, with instructions on inputting your selected DSP track URLs.
Learn how to produce a livestream and make money live streaming as a musician on Twitch with the book and video course by Karen Allen. Learn what live streaming is all about and why it works for artists, how to get discovered and build a fan base, even if you’re starting from zero. How to […]
Audius is a digital streaming service built on the blockchain that connects fans directly with artists and exclusive new music. Build a fanbase, share your works in progress and then publish your completed tracks for all the world to hear. Create, grow, and monetize, all without the need to graduate off the platform or sign […]
Whether you’re a producer, DJ, singer/songwriter or instrumental performer, Twitch lets you take the stage and share your craft with millions of viewers. Quick Start Guide from the Twitch Creator Camp pages to start streaming in minutes through your laptop, mobile phone or web browser.
DJ Tech Tools complete how to guide to live streaming DJ sets. Before you dive into streaming DJ sets, make sure you have the best setup for a quality stream, from software and devices to streaming platforms, audio, video, and your Internet connection.
On Stationhead, global fandoms host streaming parties to celebrate an artist’s music. With Stationhead, fans can connect with their favourite artists in real time and participate in interactive music streaming experiences. This has created more engagement and loyalty between artists and their fans, leading to a significant increase in streams.
Customise your Deezer artist profile so fans can get to know you. Add a bio and a photo, and use the highlight feature to showcase your new releases or tracks you want your community to easily discover. Get in-depth analysis into who’s listening for a closer look at your audience, and explore insightful data to […]
Free and open source software for video recording and live streaming for Windows, Linux and MacOS. OBS provides real-time source and device capture, scene composition, encoding, recording, and broadcasting. Transmission of data is primarily done via the Real Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP) and can be sent to any RTMP supporting destination.
50 page PDF written by TuneCore founder Jeff Price. The document explains how it all works in the United States for Spotify and all other interactive streaming music services like it, Apple Music, Google Play, Amazon Prime, Pandora Interactive and more. Outside of the United States, many of the same mechanisms apply, but there are […]