Just two days ago I informed you about an interesting experiment by Shannon Hurley. Guess what happened today? Shannon removed the playlist from her website. End of the experiment. What can I say? What is this with artists and Spotify?
A few weeks ago I wrote an article called: Low streaming revenues: a self-fulfilling prophecy? Shannon Hurley was named an example of an artists who complains but doesn’t do a thing to promote her music on Spotify. I had a pleasant and interesting discussion with Shannon Hurley on this subject. The outcome is even better. Shannon […]
This is how I like to listen to music: sitting on my couch, holding my iPad, headphones on or even better using Airplay-AppleTV for playback on my stereo. Now the Spotify iPad App is beautiful and the album covers look great, but are you going to stare at the cover for minutes? Well, I’m surely […]
DittoMusic shared this nice infographic.Too bad it is kind of blur, so I took the liberty of enlarging the Spotify part. One thing puzzles me. Why is the rate for Mobile streams that low? Mobile streams are Premium only, so why not apply the same rate? Anyone?
Posted 10 Jul 2012 — by Hans
Ever wondered how many times a song was played on Spotify? The new artist page on Facebook has a module that shows the number of total plays for five of an artist’s most popular songs. 1,7 million plays for Rolling In The Deep doesn’t seem that much, so this must be the number of plays […]
New Musical Expres released their Spotify App. Great app, but we have seen that concept before. The brand new PlayMySong App however does adds extra features to Spotify. You drag a playlist to the app: Now you, or anyone listening to the music can pick up their iOS, Android, or Windows Phone device to select […]
Zoe Keating !! RT @theatlantic: Why Spotify doesn’t work for musicians: 70,000 listens pays less than $300 theatln.tc/MBOeoz — Zoe Keating (@zoecello) juni 29, 2012 Now check zoekeating.com Not a single link to her music or artist profile Spotify. Over 1 million Twitter followers. Imagine the impact of a tweet with a link to a […]
You make music. I write a blog. People listen to your music. People read my blog. Are we both entitled to make a living out of this? I guess so. Still we both don’t. I get about 300 visitors a day. Income from the Google ads on my blog: $ 6 a month. Doesn’t even […]
A few days ago I had a Twitter conversation with Zoe Keating about the article mentioned in the tweet below. !! RT @TheAtlantic: Why Spotify doesn’t work for musicians: 70,000 listens pays less than $300 theatln.tc/MBOeoz — Zoe Keating (@zoecello) juni 29, 2012 I have seen a lot of similar articles and the discussion is […]