GYROstream Blog

Getting Amazon Music’s Alexa To Follow You And Why

04/04/2019

Liam Murphy

Amazon Music may be flying slightly under the radar in the streaming world, lingering in the giant shadows of Spotify and Apple Music, but they’re making moves that highlights them as a strong competitor. Their biggest introduction has been Alexa, a virtual assistant along the lines of Google Home that is capable of a multitude of things. Recently, Alexa has gained the ability to give ‘new release notifications’ for artists that users follow on Amazon Music. One... Read More

Get across the new Spotify feature - Personalised Editorial Playlist Sharing -

27/03/2019

Viv Mellish

Firstly, if you’re not already signed up to your Spotify for Artists page… we highly recommend you get into it right now! It’s an amazing tool for finding out more about your audience on Spotify. If you’re already onto it, then read on about this incredible new feature that launched today. Spotify playlists are a top tool for musicians to get their music heard by people that might not usually listen to them. The Spotify editorial team makes thousands of playlists... Read More

How To Get Your Music Out There With Instagram Stories

26/03/2019

Gyrostream PR

  400 million. That’s about how many people engage with and use Instagram Stories EVERY DAY. Earlier last year Instagram added a feature to Stories that allowed users to put a song onto any story, and allow them to clip the specific part of the track they want to use. It allows users to further convey what they’re trying to get across in their story, and also promotes artists’ music. Through artists’ own stories they can use this feature to promote shows,... Read More

5 Simple Things Artists Can Do To Optimise Their Facebook Page

25/03/2019

GYRO HQ

In our age of technology, every musician knows having a Facebook page is essential. It’s a way for your fans to connect with you online and stay up-to-date with what you’re doing. What most artists don’t think about, however, is how to make sure their Facebook page is making the best first impression - because it will probably be the only time your fans check your Facebook page. Although it sounds strange, once your fans have clicked ‘like’ or... Read More

One Simple Way To Expand Your Number of YouTube Subscribers

21/03/2019

Liam Murphy

By creating a ‘shortened automatic subscription link’ you can automate your youtube channel growth. Then share it in specific places. By automating your life in the world of technology, things become a lot easier and more time efficient. This leaves you way more time for things like creating music, rather than spending precious energy going back and forth across media platforms. Being a musician in the modern age is not the easiest thing to balance with other demands, so to... Read More