Introducing Global Search

We're excited to introduce our totally re-designed and enhanced Global Search. Searching your catalog on Songspace just got a lot better. Songspace gives you complete control and efficient access to your entire catalog. A powerful search is key to providing that experience for all users. Here's some information to get you up to speed on the new search. For a broader overview checkout: Searching your Songspace catalog Using search operators For some more detailed support articles, checkout: Can I filter my catalog by song attributes? Can I filter my catalog by members? Can I filter my catalog by type? Can Read More

Your New Catalog is Here

Today we released the biggest product update in our history, our New Catalog Design. Songspace provides tools that streamline creative music workflows, for companies and professionals everywhere. We couldn't have made this update without your feedback, so please keep it coming! In the meantime, below is a quick set of information to get you started in the new catalog. For step by step instructions visit these helpful support articles: Understanding your Catalog home How do I share files? How do I share multiple files? How do I upload files? How do I attach files to a playlist? Downloading files from Read More

July 2016 Product Improvements

Released 7/5/16 New Features Our primary release this week was Moving Folders. Moving and deleting folders has consequences, so we also improved messaging to let you know exactly what will happen when you delete or move a folder. Ability to move folders Ability to move folders from catalog to catalog Better messaging for deleting / removing yourself from playlist folders Better messaging for deleting / removing folders within shared business catalogs Style / Other Improvements Publishing Scenarios are now called Publishing Agreements. Publishing Agreements are now called Administration Agreements. Changes to our modal design when creating a song, playlist or a Read More

Moving Folders is Here

Get excited. This week we released one of the most requested features to date, Moving Folders. You can now move playlist folders from one location to another, making it much easier to update the organization of your catalog. Need to move a sub-folder to your parent catalog? Done. Need to quickly re-organize a group of playlist folders you're pitching? Easy. Business users can also now move playlist folders from one catalog to another. For step by step instructions visit these helpful support articles: How to Move Folders Moving Folders for Business Important Things to Remember Folders are only allowed 3 Read More

Darius Van Arman (Secretly Group) on the Importance of Equality and Transparency in the Streaming Age

The last 15 years have been a wild ride, but the dust is finally starting to settle, and we’re on the brink of a more efficient, transparent, and sustainable music business. All Together Now is a series of Q&As with some of the best and brightest minds in the music business regarding the changes they are experiencing and the steps they are taking to adapt. We interview influential artists and songwriters, as well as leaders from labels, management teams, publishers, and streaming services to hear what they think it takes for us to come together to build Read More

Future of Music Coalition CEO Casey Rae on the Importance of Universal Data Standards

The last 15 years have been a wild ride, but the dust is finally starting to settle, and we’re on the brink of a more efficient, transparent, and sustainable music business. All Together Now is a series of Q&As with some of the best and brightest minds in the music business regarding the changes they are experiencing and the steps they are taking to adapt. We interview influential artists and songwriters, as well as leaders from labels, management teams, publishers, and streaming services to hear what they think it takes for us to come together to build Read More

Thanks for helping us hit a huge milestone!

Great News! Over 100 Companies Now Use Songspace We just hit a major Songspace milestone! Over 100 companies now use Songspace Business to manage their music and power their workflows. In 2016 we've already added thousands of new individual artist and songwriters. We're proud to be welcoming new companies like Sony Music Nashville, TuneCore, Notting Hill Music Publishing, Words & Music and Faction, as well as top-notch songwriter/producers Sacha Skarbeck and Brett James. Thanks to your feedback, Songspace gets better every single week. Up next? A brand new mobile app and easier ways to pitch and share your music. Read More

Bob Dylan's Mythical Private Archive Is Real

The New York Times reports that Bob Dylan's legendary private archive is real and has been purchased for $15-20 million by the Kaiser Family Foundation. The vast collection (6,000 pieces!) includes lyrics, notes, recordings, contracts, correspondence and other items (i.e. a business card from Otis Redding!). It will be housed at the Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa, OK, right down the street from the new Woody Guthrie Center. Sounds like Bob could have used Songspace to organize his files! Read the full story on the Times' website. Read More

Digital Distribution Pioneer Robb McDaniels on Creating a Better Future for Music Managers and their Artists

“Managers simply have to evolve otherwise we will never turn the recorded music industry around.” When Robb McDaniels launches a new business, it’s smart to pay attention. In 2002, the now 41-year-old entrepreneur began developing a digital platform in his extra bedroom to distribute European dance music to the US. Within a decade, INgrooves was distributing Universal Music Group’s entire digital catalog in North America and servicing millions of other songs worldwide, and McDaniels, whose previous industry experience was a handful of DJ gigs, was featured in Billboard’s 40 Under 40. McDaniels made up for his initial Read More

Billboard Chats with Jonathan Dickins, Manager for Adele

"It's very important that we don't live in a debut record culture. I say to all my artists: 'The easiest thing you'll do in life is put out your debut album.' Because we live in a world that's completely and utterly fascinated with what's new." - Jonathan Dickins, Manager for Adele, on the most significant problem with the current music business. Dickins spoke with Billboard about Adele, the 25 campaign, and more. Read the the whole interview here Read More
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