GYROstream Blog

Using Instagram's 'Countdowns' Effectively


Liam Murphy

Currently, Instagram doesn’t offer a wealth of tools and features that can improve an artists experience on it’s program. But recently, that’s started to change with the introduction of the Countdown sticker. Found in the sticker section when editing an image or video being added to your story, Countdown is pretty self explanatory in offering a timer that can be used as many times as you like before it expires. This can be a great way to garner hype around almost any... Read More

Meet Our Feature Artist For March | Patrick James



Summer is over but don’t fret! There’s still loads to look forward to with our March feature artist Patrick James. Celebrating the release of his sophomore EP What We’re Fighting For, multi-instrumentalist, indie, pop, folk extraordinaire is back and better than ever. Busting into the scene with his 2015 debut album ‘Outlier’ James’ standout track ‘Bugs’ attained upwards of 1.3 million plays on Spotify. Following this up with a stream... Read More

9 Surefire Ways To Grow Your Instagram Following



In this day and age, fans want to capture the moment and share with friends and loved ones - and Instagram has established itself as one of the best ways to do this. Picture this - you’re playing a show. Someone in the crowd decides to capture the moment and share it to their Instagram. This sparks the interest of one of their followers, and they decide to follow you on Instagram! The hard part is done - now, you have to make the most of their follow so you can keep them engaged and... Read More

Meet Our First Feature Artist Of 2019 | Grace Turner


Samuel Johnson

Raw emotive ballads, alluring vocals and jaw on the floor lyricism are just some of the many reasons why Newcastle songstress Grace Turner is this month’s GYROstream feature artist.   Turner is currently riding a wave of critical acclaim thanks to her song 'Dead or Alive’, which has been streamed over 500,000 times and also landed Turner in Spotify US' Viral 50, peaking at #24 alongside household names such as Drake, Maggie Rogers and John Mayer. Now Turner... Read More

Meet Marco, your GYROstream feature artist for December



Say hello to Brisbane's newest pop music prodigy, Marco. He's just graduated high school an already Marco is kicking goals all over the music world. Recently releasing his single 'Running' Marco landed on 10 Spotify New Music Friday playlists around the world and now has over 500,000 streams on the track. It was also added to triple j Unearthed rotation.  By combining natural sounds with simple yet graceful electronic production, Marco creates atmospheric beauty through... Read More