Posts Categorized: Featured News

Introducing: Vinyl Tuesday, A Physical Music Initiative


In the wake of global Friday release dates, another initiative, Vinyl Tuesday, is starting up as a way to offer physical retailers new titles to sell and promote during the week. Launched by the Record Store Day organization, the weekly Tuesday physical street date will encourage artists, labels and distributors to put out several different… Read more »

360-Degree Video Brings Virtual Reality to YouTube


YouTube has a growing history of being a platform where new forms of media and content are created and shared to international audiences. Whether it be vlogs for niche hobbies, how-to videos for just about anything, or let’s-play streams for video-games, YouTube has cemented itself as a hub for content creators to create and distribute new genres of entertainment…. Read more »

Snap Your Friends, Snap Your Fans


At this point, the only way you don’t know about Snapchat is if you’ve been literally living under a rock. Even the most off-the-grid among us at least know that Snapchat is mobile platform that allows users to share perishable photos and video with their friends and followers. A lot of the time (most of… Read more »

Slayer Makes No Apologies (And Doesn’t Need To) with Repentless


It’s been six years since Thrash legends Slayer have blessed (or cursed) us with an album, but the wait is over on September 11, 2015. Enter Repentless: the band’s first LP since 2009s critically praised, Grammy-nominated World Painted Blood. Slayer began recording Repentless in March of 2014, recruiting decorated producer Terry Date, a man noted for his work with… Read more »

Ask a Music Journalist: Which Music Links Do You Prefer in a Pitch Email?


This article, written by Sound Dessert music blog founder, Gillian Driscoll, originally appeared on Sonicbids. We’re excited to be working with them to exchange industry tips and trends for your business! Humans now have shorter attention spans than goldfish. We’re talking eight seconds to get someone to opt in and listen to your music. (Goldfish,… Read more »