By Mike Warner
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Bite size episodes with tips, tricks, advice and news for artists hungry to succeed on music streaming services.
||CleanPlaylist pluggers and pushing your music everywhere||It's 2019 (isn't it?). I wanted to give my two cents on playlist pluggers and what to look out for to make sure you don't get burned. I also discuss the importance of pushing your music everywhere and not just focusing on one service. https://anchor.fm||1/1/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanApple Music for Artists updates||Apple Music have just announced some updates to their Connect posts and Apple Music for Artists. Tune in to this episode for the latest information. https://anchor.fm||12/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLive Playlist Workshop from EMC Sydney||A live recording of my playlisting workshop from the Electronic Music Conference in Sydney, Australia. While the audio may be rough, the content is amazing and well worth your time. https://anchor.fm||12/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpotify for Podcasters is now in BETA||Spotify for Podcasters is now in BETA. I was able to add my Podcast in 15 minutes using the new submission system. https://anchor.fm||10/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMinistry of Sound Apple Music exclusive playlists||Ministry of Sound and Apple Music strike an exclusive deal for all of their playlists. What does this mean for fans of the music label who use other streaming services?||10/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUpload your music to Spotify directly||In what looks to be another exciting announcement for independent artists, Spotify will soon allow uploading of music directly through Spotify for Artists.||9/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow can I make money as a curator?||You’ve got a great playlist and some followers... but how can you make some money as an independent curator.||9/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanShould I do an exclusive release?||Should I do an exclusive release or release my music everywhere?||9/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStop talking about music||Stop talking about music, keep it fun.||9/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE-book Updates||This may come as no surprise but the Work Hard Playlist Hard e-book was already falling out of date. Listen to this podcast and get in touch with your feedback to potentially see it included in the next update!||8/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProductivity tip for Messenger users||Do you use Facebook Messenger for your communications and find yourself distracted from the news feed and frequent notifications. Here's a productivity tip that may just save you from hours of scrolling and help you to be more productive while still being connected on Messenger.||8/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGuaranteed Release Radar placement||Ever had a song come out and it wasn't included in Release Radar? Thanks to Spotify's new submissions system your priority song will be placed in Release Radar for all of your followers.||8/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to grow a playlist following||A short clip from the Gaming Music Playlists panel at Vegas Music Summit. Listen to this episode to how to grow a playlist following from friends, social media, gates and artists.||5/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy ISRC codes are so important||Have you ever wondered how some artists seem to have millions of streams on their songs the day their album drops. Why do some artists release compilations of previously released material? How do all the stream counts for the same song across multiple albums, compilations or re-releases count towards one single combined total? Listen to this episode to learn how The Chainsmokers have applied this with their single 'Sick Boy'.||3/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRelated Artists on Spotify||Does the related artists section of your artist profile seem a bit off? Here's a tip for how to correct it by connecting your last.fm account to Spotify. Shout out to Vick and Grady from almost awake for the question, check out their music on your favorite streaming service. Sites mentioned in this podcast. spotify.com last.fm almostawakeband.com||2/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUploading bootlegs to streaming services legally||Got some old bootlegs and unofficial remixes that keep getting ripped offline and blacklisted. Let's talk about a site called MixBank that is allowing artists to upload their bootlegs, get them cleared, added to streaming services... and even pay them a cut for their efforts!||2/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat is a gate?||Chances are you've gone through a gate and never even realized. Gates help to grow an artists or curators following by offering something in return in the form of a submission or a free download. Services mentioned include show.co and toneden.io||2/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Short and Sweet!
Super helpful! Straight and to the point!
Love these podcasts!!
Amazing and incredibly useful insight on growing and becoming relevant on Spotify and other playlist platforms. Great stuff!!
So much to learn
I am a starving artist and this podcast is satisfying my appetite for more knowledge. I enjoy the short episode format so i can listen during a quick studio break.
I have already applied some of these tips and seen my followers and stream counts start to grow. Thank you!