DistroKid

Music distributor DistroKid expands into music video distribution with ‘DistroVid’

Record labels used to be the one ticket into the music industry. Now, it’s easier than ever for struggling musicians to get their music and video content out there. DistroKid, an independent music d

TikTok launches a music distribution platform, SoundOn

TikTok has already achieved massive influence in today’s music industry, sending songs that find popularity on the app to the top of the Billboard charts. Now the company is launching its own mu

Tidal is investing in direct artist payments, a step toward fair streaming payouts

Tidal and many independent music distributors teamed up recently to introduce a direct artist payments system. These partnerships foreshadow a larger pivot from Tidal toward experimenting with streami

Spotify shuts down its music upload beta program for artists

Spotify is shutting down a program that allowed indie artists to upload their own music to the streaming service, the company announced today. The new upload tool was first introduced in beta testing

Spotify takes a stake in DistroKid, will support cross-platform music uploads in Spotify for Artists

Spotify has taken a minority stake in music distribution service, DistroKid, a popular tool used by artists for uploading their music across platforms. The company didn’t confirm the size of its

The DistroKid Music Distribution Service Has Launched An Indie Artist To The Top Of The Charts

Philip Kaplan’s startup, the DistroKid, has had its first major success story. The hip hop group Jack & Jack have hit No. 12 on the Billboard Top 200, a first for an indie group. I asked Kap

Philip Kaplan Officially Launches DistroKid, A Cheap, Efficient Way To Distribute Lots Of Music

Philip Kaplan, AKA "Pud", AKA <a target="_blank" href="http://fuckedcompany.com/">The Guy Who Made Being Online In The Late 1990s Bearable</a> has just announced the official launch of <a target="_bla

Fandalism’s Philip Kaplan Launches DistroKid, An Affordable Way To Upload Music To Stores Like iTunes

Earlier this year, Philip Kaplan expanded <a target="_blank" href="http://www.fandalism.com">Fandalism</a>, his social network for musicians, <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/01/20/fandalism-