GYROstream Blog

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

Want to get on playlists? Get into the new Spotify pitching feature

02/08/2018

Viv Mellish

Pssst... secret is OUT! Spotify has just launched a brand new pitching plaform so you can get on a million playlists and make millions of dollars. Ok, that second part is a lie but it's DEFINITELY the kind of thing that you've got to approach with a 'be in it to win it' attitude.  Let’s break down some stats for you. Around 22,000 songs are uploaded to streaming services EVERY DAY. More than 75,000 artists are featured on Spotify’s editorial playlists... Read More

Five Organisations Every Artist Should Be Signed Up To

17/07/2018

Alice White

Any musician trying to kick-start their career understands how hard it can be to get yourself heard. Getting people to listen to your music and getting involved in the industry can be tricky, but there are five organisations that can help make your life a bit easier. 1. APRA AMCOS APRA AMCOS is a music rights organisation representing over 95,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers.  They license organisations to play, perform, copy, record or make available their... Read More