December 12, 2017

Music marketing expert Michael Brandvold and Hypebot's Jay Gilbert talk with Ari Herstand about how artist's can find more success getting their music placed on Spotify playlists.

Note:  Rocket to the Stars' own Wade Sutton will be a guest on an upcoming episode of Musi...

December 12, 2017

"The music career of Lance Allen is a true DIY success story. He doesn’t tour. He doesn’t rely on merch sales to pay the mortgage. He isn’t a household name. And yet he’s earning a full-time living in music by balancing guitar lessons with streaming revenue. That money...

December 12, 2017

"Standing in the large and dimly-lit winter wonderland-themed Pier 36 on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, Pandora president and CEO Roger Lynch has a huge smile on his face. In another hour or so, chart-topping acts and 2018 Grammy nominees Post Malone and SZA will take th...

Streaming is quickly becoming music’s most profitable frontier.  For many artists, that means skipping gatekeepers and developing a direct following.  But with so many different streaming music platforms available, the digital rights management process has become highl...

October 13, 2017

Does the YouTube value gap actually exist?  According to Google and YouTube, of course not.  Yet, multiple studies have shown the contrary.

Last July, the team at Information is Beautiful found that the popular video platform only pays $0.0006 per play.  For an uns...

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