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Spotify acquires Findaway to “revolutionize the audiobook space”

Spotify has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire audiobook distribution company Findaway. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.According to a media statement, Spotify and Findaway “will accelerate” the music streaming company’s entry into the “rapidly growing audiobooks industry”, currently dominated by the likes of Audible, which was acquired by Amazon for $300 […]

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Ex-Stream Measures: Spotify Clamps Down On ‘artificial Plays’

I find it amazing the amount of emphasis that has been placed on the actions of social media users to determine the value or worth of an artist. Whether it be called likes, shares, streams, subscribers or whatever a platform calls it, these user actions can be bought and sold, manipulated and fraudulently acquired. Just […]

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Want To Know How Much Artists Get Paid From Spotify?

You may already have your songs on Spotify, so you know how much you’re making from the statements you’re receiving, but that data you’re seeing might be more useful if you could compare it to other artists. Now there’s a tool that not only allows you to see how much popular artists get paid from […]

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Songs Today Are Short And Here’s Why

This is a great example of how technology is changing the very fabric of how music is listened to and consumed these days. Songs today are shorter than ever with some coming in at even under 2 minutes. That doesn’t mean that they’re any better or worse than what came before, but it’s worth noting […]

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