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How to add music to your Instagram Story, even if you don't have the music sticker

There are several ways to add music to your Instagram Story. Rawpixel/Getty Images To add music to your Instagram Story, tap the sticker icon and select the music option. You can also add music to your Instagram Story from apps like Spotify, SoundCloud, or Shazam. If you can't add music to an Instagram Story, you may need to update the app first. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Most Instagram users take advantage of the Stories feature, which allows you to...
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Music streaming pioneer SoundCloud raises $75M from Pandora owner SiriusXM

SoundCloud, the music streaming company that has at times been described as the “YouTube of audio” because of its profusion of user-generated content, has some big, strategic investment news today. The company has raised another $75 million in funding, this time from the satellite radio giant SiriusXM, owner of streaming giant Pandora, which has an ad partnership with SoundCloud. The funding will be used towards product development and launching new services, the companies said in a statement. W...
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Build up to 2019 with your top 10 tracks of the year on Instagram

2019 isn’t far away after an incredible year of music in 2018. So as we get ready to bring in the New Year in style why not build up to it with your favourite songs of the year on Instagram. This year Instagram have partnered with a bunch of services this year so you can add Music Stickers to your Instagram Story. Streaming your favourite tracks on Spotify, SoundCloud and others you can now simply share to Instagram and customise the appearance and the track will be displayed on your story f...
Tags: Music, Instagram, Story, Fun, 2018, Stories, New Year, New Years, Top 10, Countdown, 2019, Spotify Soundcloud, Instagram Story, Top 10 Songs


Spotify, Soundcloud Bot Farms Continue To Manipulate Streaming Numbers

Bot farms continue to manipulate streaming stats on Spotify and Soundcloud, a year after the streamers and music industry became aware of them, multiple sources tell Hypebot. The bots, which target these two services because they offer free access, are available both home-brewed and professionally marketed. Bots targeted Spotify as early as 2015, but the industry became aware of their widespread use earlier this year when after a MBW expose revealed that two Bulgarian based playlists filled...
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Google's making a move to dominate advertising on platforms like Spotify, Pandora, and SoundCloud — and it represents a $1.6 billion opportunity

Google is plugging into Spotify, SoundCloud, and Pandora to open up buying for programmatic ads. The programmatic audio space is small but a number of ad-tech firms like The Trade Desk and AppNexus are aiming to crack it. Pandora recently acquired an ad-tech company called AdsWizz to build out its own programmatic chops.   Radio advertising is going digital thanks to streaming-music services like Pandora and Spotify – and Google wants a piece of the small but growing space. The tech giant...
Tags: Google, Spotify, US, Trends, Walgreens, Pandora, Triton, Mediamath, DoubleClick, Spotify Pandora, Amazon Alexa, Rosso, Triton Digital, Cox Media Group, John Rosso, Spotify Soundcloud


First Film Campaign for Home Fashion Label Buster + Punch Features Supermodel Cajsa Wessberg and Dance Artist Bianca Traum

Buster + Punch, the London-born home fashion label famed for its solid metal home fittings, has created a new campaign to show how to transform a home from ordinary to extraordinary.The short film, SWITCH UP, features a star-studded cast of young talent, and follows the journey of Buster and Punch; two female, motorbike riding cyborgs who have been sent from the future to eliminate boring plastic, home fittings and replace these with solid metal details that can stand the test of time (and flame...
Tags: UK, London, Advertising, Fashion industry, Home Furnishings, Buster, Spotify Soundcloud, Buster + Punch, Casja Wessberg, Cajsa Wessberg, Bianca Traum, Massimo Buster Minale, Massimo Buster Minale Founder, ROBIN T PETERS, AMANDA BALIREMake, MARCUS DINEEN


Facebook and Instagram Stories open to sharing from other apps

Facebook is recruiting help to make its Stories more interesting than Snapchat’s. Starting with Spotify, SoundCloud, and GoPro, third-party apps can now let their users share to Facebook Stories and Instagram Stories. Rather than screenshotting, users will be able to hit a button to share a photo or video of a playlist, song, or mini-movie from another app into Facebook or Instagram’s Stories camera, where they can embellish it with effects and post it to their friends. GoPro’s integration...
Tags: Social, TC, Mobile, Facebook, Apps, Spotify, Instagram, Tech, Snapchat, Saavn, Chris Cox, Meitu, Soundcloud Facebook, Spotify Soundcloud, Mindie, Instagram Stories


Journalists 'Hack' Spotify With Fake Artist, 10,000 Paid-For Streams

Two journalists set out "hack" Spotify with a painfully bad track by a fictional artist boosted by plays purchased from a shady music "promotion" company.  They not only succeeded, but found it surprisingly easy. ___________________________________________ A lack of musical talent should never keep you from recording a completely terrible song. And it shouldn’t stop you from then buying 10,000 streams of that song," that was the tongue-in-cheek premise that motivated Lasse Cato and Alfre...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Marketing, Streaming, Music Business, Bruce Houghton, Mark Mulligan, Spotify Soundcloud, D.I.Y, Social Media Experts, Streamify, Spotify Promotion, Lasse Cato, Alfred Maddox, Cl1ckba1t


How One Indie Band Got Kicked Off Spotify Forever 

We've written about the services and bots that promise thousands of plays and followers on Spotify, Soundcloud and elsewhere for a couple of hundred dollars. But the tricks used to get those plays can get an artist kicked off any streamer. As one band found out, too many plays coming from too few sources - even a few overzealous fans - can get you banned forever.    __________________________________________ Smokey and The Mirrors had their album permanently removed from Spotify for...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Marketing, Streaming, Music Business, Bruce Houghton, Spotify Soundcloud, D.I.Y


For $299 I'll Sell You 100,000 Plays On Spotify Or For $97 You Can Buy A Bot To Do It Yourself

It's impossible to know just how widespread the practice of buying followers and plays on Spotify, Soundcloud, other music and social platforms is. But a Google search for "buy Spotify plays" yielded dozens of companies that promised to deliver.  _____________________________________ "We know how hard it’s for artists to build a fan base and maximize their exposure to their potential audience and major labels," begins the pitch. "That’s why we created Streampot, where you can do music ...
Tags: Google, Spotify, Music, Streaming, Music Tech, Bruce Houghton, Spotify Soundcloud, D.I.Y, Alex Rainbird, Social Media Experts, Streamify, Spotify Promotion, Buy Your Own Spotify Plays Bot


Music Blogs: A Cultural Voice and How They Can Break Artists

Feedspot just released the top 75 American Music Blogs. Kings of A&R has been selected as one the top 75 American music blogs.  But what are music blogs and what is the purpose? Music blogs can help music go viral and they can drive traffic to music streaming services such as Spotify, Soundcloud, and Apple Music. Most importantly, blogs are introducing their readership to new artists.  Although the web has largely changed, blogs remain a collective powerful force.  Artists, PR agents, managers...
Tags: Music, Blogs, Kings, Perspective, Spotify Soundcloud, Feedspot, Top 50 Music Blogs, A&R, Top 75 Music Blogs, American Music Blogs Kings of A R, Nicole Cifani, Budi Voogt


VR dashboard ‘V’ gives you Spotify, Soundcloud, and more in-game

Although it only comes with Oculus Rift support in beta form at present, the V virtual reality dashboard has the potential to make VR much easier to use, as it lets you access social networking and streaming sites from the comfort of VR. The post VR dashboard ‘V’ gives you Spotify, Soundcloud, and more in-game appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Saavn raises funding from Maverick Records CEO Guy Oseary

Music streaming service, Saavn, has raised an undisclosed amount in funding from Guy Oseary, the CEO of Maverick records. Oseary, who manages international artists such as U2 and Madonna, will be joining Saavn as a partner to  help them strengthen its music streaming platform in India. Oseary also manages other famed artists including Paul McCartney, Nick Minaj, Miley Cyrus and Britney Spears. It’s worth noting that Oseary started an venture capital firm with actor Ashton Kutcher called A-Grade...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Hong Kong, News, Internet, India, Investment, Madonna, Britney Spears, Ashton Kutcher, Saavn, Online Streaming, Fremantlemedia, Guy Oseary, Spotify Soundcloud


Flo Music lets you make collaborative playlists across Spotify, SoundCloud and more

While it’s perfectly easy to share your favorite Spotify or SoundCloud tracks and playlists, finding an easy way to play back music from a variety of different sources in a collaborative way with friends is a trickier prospect. Flo Music launches officially today – after a ‘soft launch’ and further refinement – to fix this exact problem. As well as letting you pull tracks into a shared playlist with up to 10 people from streaming services, you can also include any songs you (or your friends) hav...
Tags: Startups, Apps, Spotify Soundcloud


Jesse Daniel Smith - You Are Made of Stars

TUESDAY BLUES Do you like Singer/Songwriters/Alt-Country/Americana or Indie-Folk, or do you have a unhealthy affection to the sadness, if so you may have a case of the Tuesday Blues! Jesse Daniel Smith - You Are Made of Stars (2016)Jesse Daniel Smith (or as he was previously known "I Am The Sky") is a filmmaker, musician and singer/songwriter from Montreal, Quebec.  I found this on a random playlist and cannot get enough of it. He is a fine example of a musician who 'just ge...
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How to Add Tour Dates To Your Artist Page on Spotify, YouTube and Soundcloud

Spotify, Soundcloud and YouTube have all partnered with Songkick to provide arist tour dates into their profiles and pages. Artists can signup to the Songkick Tourbox (tour date management platform) where you can start managing your Songkick artist page and edit dates (as well as sync all your other online profiles so you only have to enter once to publish everywhere).  Once your tour dates are on Songkick, they will automatically appear on your artist page. The post How to Add Tour Dates To You...
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