GYROstream Blog

Tune In to Listeners with NEW SoundCloud Radio & Mobile Insights

02/09/2020

GYRO HQ

Reinventing radio as we know it, SCA and SoundCloud have partnered up to launch their new platform, SoundCloud Radio. First of its kind, the new station will make finding your new favourite song that much easier - just think of all the time saved! SoundCloud Radio allows new and under-the-radar artists to be discovered and streamed to a wide-ranging audience across Australia. Listeners are able to stream the new station via Amazon Echo or Apple HomePod, DAB+ in the car, on radio apps... Read More

Our Feature Album for August| Grace Turner 'Half Truths'

21/08/2020

Sophie Bright

Grace Turner’s debut album ‘Half Truths’ is our feature album this month at GYROstream.   The Alt-folk singer is a Newcastle native and this new album comes off the back of a slew of singles, all which have been well received in the music community. This songstress played at SXSW in 2019, standing out in a crowded genre with her raw vocals and mesmerising stage presence. The 6 tracks explore an emotional journey with themes of inner conflict and relationship power... Read More

COVID-19 and Beyond: Social Media Trends of 2020...So Far

05/08/2020

GYRO HQ

Checking your social media notifications first thing in the morning, on the train, on the toilet, at the dinner table seems to be the new norm. It’s practically common knowledge that the number of people using social media is on the increase, as well as the amount of time we are spending on platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and TikTok everyday.        WeAreSocial has partnered with HootSuite to produce the Digital 2020 July Global Statshot... Read More

Say Hello to Facebook's Answer to TikTok: Instagram Reels

22/07/2020

GYRO HQ

Image credit: Facebook With reports that TikTok is to be banned in the US, Facebook has stepped up to fill the viral gap with their new ‘Instagram Reels’. TikTok achieved immense success as a newcomer to the social media scene amassing over 2 billion downloads since its launch. However, due to concerns over data privacy, increased scrutiny has been cast over the platform - Big Brother, anyone? Introducing Instagram Reels..  Instagram Reels will allow public users to... Read More

Facebook: Introducing new tools to help artists make money

20/07/2020

GYROstream HQ

Image Credit: Facebook  Facebook has announced new features to their platform that will help artists to earn money and connect with their audience. The new features include ‘Fan Subscriptions’ and ‘Stars’ which enable fans to support their favourite artists, especially those who have lost income due to COVID19. Fan Subscriptions Fan Subscriptions allows fans to sign up to a monthly subscription to their favourite artists, which gives them access to... Read More