SoundCloud today announced a new feature that allows creators to distribute their music directly to major streaming music services like Apple Music, Spotify, and Amazon Music (via Billboard). The tool will be included in SoundCloud Pro and Pro Unlimited subscription tiers for artists, and each artist will get 100 percent of earnings back from each streaming platform, meaning SoundCloud won’t take any cuts and won’t charge additional distribution fees.
Artists on SoundCloud Pro or Pro Unlimited who are 18 years or older, control all rights to their original music, have no copyright strikes, and have garnered at least 1,000 plays in the past month will be able to [...]
Last August, Apple Music was updated with a new section in Browse curated by Deutsche Grammophon, one of the biggest classical music labels in the world. While classical music fans welcomed the specific focus of the area, many of our readers quickly pointed out the numerous issues that remain for classical listeners on a daily basis within Apple Music, and the fact that they’ve been there since the launch of the service with seemingly no correction in sight.
To help break down and highlight these problems, we reached out to a few experts in the classical music field, including professor Benjamin Charles, who wrote a blog post about his frustrations with streaming [...]
Apple is today sending out notifications to Apple Music subscribers that, when tapped, allows them to send a referral to friend to sign up for a free one-month subscription to Apple Music.
According to Apple, the referrals for a free month of service can only be sent to people who do not already subscribe to Apple Music.
The person who signs up for the free trial will see their subscription renew after a month, or one month after the standard free trial.
That means people who have not used Apple Music before can get a total of four months of service for free, because Apple already offers a three month free trial for everyone.
Those who have [...]
We’re seeing an increasing number of reports across Reddit and Twitter from iOS 11 users who have been unable to access Apple services such as the App Store, Apple Music, and iTunes since as early as Thursday morning.
Apple’s system status page does not yet reflect any issues with any of its services beyond Group FaceTime being temporarily unavailable.
The underlying cause is unclear. We’ll update if we learn more.Tag: system status
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