Open Letter From Congress Rips Spotify’s Controversial Discovery Mode, Seeks Financial Transparency – EDM.com

Congressional leaders representing the Caucus on Multicultural Media are taking an issue with a perceived lack of financial transparency on the part of Spotify. In a recent letter dated March 26th and signed by Democrat Representatives Tony Cardenas, Yvette D. Clarke, and Judy Chu, the caucus raised concerns that the streaming giant’s controversial Discovery Mode … Read more

The Complete List Of Finalists

The full list of nominations for the Billboard Music Awards scheduled to take place on Sunday, May 15, 2022, was announced today, Friday, April 8, 2022. Billboard announced the full list of nominees for the Billboard Music Awards on their social media platforms. The announcement saw top acts like The Weeknd, Doja Cat, BTS, Drake, … Read more

New Releases From HEALTH, DESTRUCTION & More Out Today 4/8

This week’s new heavy metal releases include epic heaviness, epic prog, an all-star album of collaborations, and more! To the metals… Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading. Destruction Diabolical Genre: Thrash/speed metalOrigin: Weil am Rhein, GermanyLabel: Napalm Getting this week started with some thrashy goodness. This is no frills, high-speed aggression from these long-running headbangers. Like … Read more

Jazz Lives at the Savannah Music Festival

Let’s get this out of the way: The Savannah Music Festival is not a jazz festival. Held over the course of 17 days in late March and early April at variouss throughout the picturesque coastal venue Georgia city, the festival features just about every genre of American music—folk, classical, blues, soul, bluegrass, gospel, and, yes, … Read more

Yung Bae Talks About New Music, Unexpected Influences and Elden Ring from Miami Music Week [Interview]

Young Bae is at a turning point in his music career. The Portland native began dropping sample-heavy disco/future funk albums since 2014 and has been on an upward trajectory revitalizing and spearheading these genres and their sounds. But with his latest record Groove Continental: Side AYung Bae has taken a different approach that includes an … Read more

The Changing Role of a Music Distributor in 2022 – EDM.com

Words by Clayton Durant and Alex Jeffrey. Music distribution is nothing new. Even since the earliest days of music, distribution has been a critical component for driving the recorded and publishing business. However, the function of the music distributor has changed over the past few years as technology, consolidation, and the emergence of new, well-financed … Read more