GYROstream Blog

How Can I Sell My Music Online?

20/08/2018

GYRO HQ

Every indie artist has the opportunity to promote and publish their music online. All it takes is a bit of research to get your music on iTunes and Spotify. Independent music distribution:The Facts Individual artists and groups can’t upload directly to Spotify but through indie music distribution companies your music can be available to a global audience. There are digital distribution companies called aggregators like GYROstream,  which champions Australian and New... Read More

The Power Of GIPHY

17/08/2018

GYRO HQ

We’ve all seen GIFs on social media -a series of images or soundless videos that loop continuously. They’re an instant, visual way to show an idea or a reaction, and everyone loves sharing them. If you’ve used a GIF before, chances are it’s from GIPHY - the internet’s largest collection of image files.   So, how can musicians use GIPHY? For musicians, GIFs can be a powerful marketing tool to engage your fans and give them a real insight into you... Read More

Meet Your August Feature Artists | BIG CREATURE

14/08/2018

Tracy Wilson

Pop funk powerhouse, BIG CREATURE, is our big feature artist for August. Their release ‘WORK’, the 2018 electronic love child of Prince and Michael Jackson, skewers the culture of self-obsession via technology but does it so smoothly, you just want to dance anyway. Eighties drum samples, guitar and synth are the funky underscore for the deliciously acerbic lyrics.     At the opposite end of the musical spectrum is ‘ESC’, with shimmering swells of... Read More

HUMP DAY HAPPY HOUR LAUNCH PARTY

14/08/2018

Rachelle Pinto

Launching GYROstream just over a month ago, the support from the industry for a new, independently owned Australian digital distributor and music services company has been incredible. To celebrate, we're throwing a HUGE launch party at BIGSOUND - GYROstream's Hump Day Happy Hour.  Raising the roof on Wednesday 5th September at The (already roofless) Valley Drive In, alongside some of the finest artists on the GYROstream PR roster, DIET., Edward... Read More

3 Ways to Capitalise Monetisation on YouTube

06/08/2018

Rachelle Pinto

Hey! Have you got a YouTube channel? Check out these new features that you can utilize on your channel to increase fan engagement and earn more money.   1.Channel Memberships If your channel has over 100k subscribers, you might be eligible to capitalise on channel memberships. Eligible users can now charge viewers a monthly recurring fee of $4.99 (US) to get unique badges, new emoji, Members-only posts in the Community tab, and access to unique custom perks offered by... Read More