Do you need a royality-free sample for a production? Do you have samples that you want to distribute? Then Splice might be the tool for you! Four years after launching, Splice announced these days that it has paid out $5 million to artists.
There’s streaming, CDs of course and (the revival of) vinyl. While there is a path from vinyl to CD to streaming is, it looks different with streaming when it comes to older vinyl only releases, since there doesn’t exist a digital copy at all. I myself own a lot of rare vinyl records of the late 70s and early 80s, some LPs, some 12″ or 45rpm singles, that are not infrequently limited to a few 100 copies.
It’s this time of the year again, where best of lists are booming everywhere. Out of Pitchfork’s 20 Best Rock Albums we created a Soundposter for you with sample streamings of Spotify, so you’ve got everything in one place! Enjoy the list with albums by National, Jay Som, Broken Social Scene, Waxahatchee, and many more.
“Peer-reviewed rapper” Baba Brinkman’s latest show, Rap Guide to Consciousness, will soon begin a two month off-Broadway run in NYC, opening on March 1st at the Soho Playhouse!
For a lot of people, music is kind of a religion. If you’re into Vinyl, every other format is doomed. I f you’re into High Resolution, MP3 is the devil. You love Alternative Rock? Mainstream is forbidden.
Our 27th Artist of the Week is New York’s Huey Daze. His very personal style, which he doesn’t like to be categorized, invites you to chill and dream. His November album Serenade is already his third release in 2017. A productive dude indeed!