Posts Categorized: Featured News

Dive Into Facebook Branded Content, Enabled for All Verified Pages


Once only available to media companies, celebrities or other influencers, branded content has now been enabled for all verified Facebook pages, as of April 8th. Facebook defines branded content as any post that specifically mentions or features a third party product, brand or sponsor. This can include text, photos, video, instant articles, links, lives video… Read more »

Why Performance Rights Services Should Be On Your Radar


In a 2015 Music Week report titled “The growth engine of the music industry,” Fintage House music division president Andrew Gummer was quoted saying, “Neighboring rights is a fascinating market… growing when not much else seems to be.” It’s no secret that the last few years have seen a dramatic increase in revenue from streaming services, and… Read more »

Case Study: Nothing “Tired of Tomorrow”


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GOALS Nothing is an alternative rock band from Philadelphia, PA with hardcore punk roots and shoegaze tendencies. The band has a strong base of passionate fans, giving us the opportunity to focus on fan interaction to promote the band’s second studio release, Tired of Tomorrow [Relapse Records]. Through social media tactics that emphasize pop culture… Read more »

View Global Music Charts on YouTube for Artists


Since YouTube launched its YouTube for Artists site last year, it has continued to develop and grow the tools it provides artists and fans to both share and find music. New additions like Music Insights have brought greater transparency to the popularity and viewership of musicians on YouTube. When Music Insights was first rolled out, it only offered data for a… Read more »

Deathcore Forefathers Despised Icon Roar Back to Life With “Beast”


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Rejoice: After several silent years, deathcore pioneer Despised Icon is finally poised to release its new album Beast this July. Long-time fans of the Montreal-based band will be happy to know that Beast stays true to the heavy sound of the group’s early albums while adding a touch of the “speed and technicality” found on more recent releases. Over their seven-year studio break, Despised… Read more »