Posts Categorized: Featured News

The Dears Turn It Up “Times Infinity”


Pioneers of the 2000s Canadian Indie invasion, The Dears are back with and an epic new track accompanied by an album announcement. The band’s newly revealed record, grandly titled Times Infinity Volume One, is the Montreal musicians’ first LP in four years and is due out this Fall. The first single, “I Used to Pray for the Heavens… Read more »

Major Brands & Advertisers Shift Focus Towards YouTube


According to Google’s latest Q2 financial reports, YouTube is now bigger than any individual U.S. cable network in the key demographic of 18-49. With cable customer stories like these, it’s no shock people have continued to gravitate towards the video-sharing platform and away from traditional cable TV companies. With notable increases in watch time year-over-year and… Read more »

How To Choose a Music Producer


Writing a guest post for us this week is Shachar Gilad, Founder and CEO of SoundBetter, a curated marketplace for music production talent. Shachar is also a touring musician, an audio engineer and producer and before SoundBetter, he helped design and market tools for musicians and sound engineers at Waves Audio and Apple Inc. We’re excited… Read more »

A Test Run of Spotify Running


When Spotify unveiled its new Running feature in their mobile app earlier this year, it was met with more than one “I wish I’d thought of that!” Music is an important motivational tool for any workout and this feature is a godsend to anyone (like me) who is overwhelmed by the task of creating the… Read more »

5 Reasons Compilations Belong on Your Radar


Right now, compilations are more popular than ever before. Just open Spotify’s homepage and you will find a plethora of playlists including “Mellow Beats,” “Creativity Boost,” “The Indie Mix” along with hundreds of others to help get you through your day. How many times have you discovered new music through playlists like these? I know… Read more »