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3 Reasons Why Podcasting is a Great Idea for Indie Artists

The advent of mobile phones has increased our ability to access many things without much effort, such as cameras, news, music, and our friends. Likewise, podcasting has benefited greatly from the near ubiquitous use of mobile devices. The word podcast is said to be a portmanteau of iPod and Broadcast, and is defined as a program made available in digital… Read more →

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Payola Has Made A Comeback, And Here’s the Problem

America of the 1950s is one of the most nostalgic eras in the history of our young country. The decade is defined by sock hops, diners, drive-ins, and rock and roll music that defined a generation and inspired others. Television had only just become a thing, and services of today like YouTube certainly hadn’t been conceptualized, let alone The Internet.… Read more →

Would Soundcloud’s Subscription Service Harm or Hurt Indie Artists

Last week it was revealed that the online music streaming service Soundcloud resolved its issues with Sony Music Entertainment, and would again have access to content from the latter’s artists and musicians through a recent licensing deal. The two powerful entities sparred over a reported lack of proper compensation, similar to the issue many have cited with YouTube (to which… Read more →