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Spotify shuts down upload tool for unsigned artists

News: 3rd July 2019 by Louise Dodgson under Selling & Distributing Your Music

In September 2018 Spotify launched in Beta a new facility for independent bands and artists to upload their own tracks to the streaming service. Now, less than a year later, they have announced that they will be pulling this feature.

On some levels it makes sense that Spotify revert back and music added to the streaming service continues to be done through distributors, as artists and bands were still utilising the services of distributors to get their tracks onto other music streaming services anyhow, alongside using the Spotify upload tool.

Read the latest via the links below, and let us know your thoughts in the comments. 

Related Links

https://techcrunch.com/2019/07/01/spotify-shuts-down-its-direct-music-upload-beta-program-for-artists

https://www.siliconrepublic.com/companies/spotify-shutdown-beta-uploading-unsigned


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