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Tips on How to Write a Radio Hit

‘Each song has its own secret that’s different from another song, and each has its own life. Sometimes it has to be teased out, whereas other times it might come fast. There are no laws about songwriting or producing’ – … Read More

The New Play MPE Player App Makes Its Debut

Taking Play MPE with you from the sound booth to the boardroom has never been this easy. Today we’re excited to announce the release of the new Play MPE Player App, available for iOS and Android users. Loaded with features … Read More

Why We’re Excited About The New Play MPE Player App

An exciting new update to Play MPE Player App will debut next week. The highly-anticipated update comes loaded with new and enhanced features. Here’s what’s new: A streamlined experience. Take your experience from mobile to desktop effortlessly. Easily create and … Read More

The Importance of Radio in the Music Industry

Radio is a venue for discovery Since the first viable transmission of the human voice in 1919 radio has been one of the most powerful global mediums of communication. When someone curates the listening experience audiences are inevitably exposed to … Read More

BBC Music Launches in the United States

BBC Music has announced its launch of BBC Music stateside, the online hub for the BBC’s original music reporting across radio, digital and TV.  This amounts to the unveiling of a musical treasure trove previously unavailable to those outside the … Read More

Things to Consider When Choosing A Music Promotion and Delivery Service

As an artist your primary job is to make music. The goal of the team around you is to promote your music to the largest audience possible. Partnering with a music promotion and delivery service is critical to achieving that goal, but … Read More

How to Promote Music to Radio

Freddie Mercury captured the essence of radio best—by the catchiest vocal hook in a decade (you’re radio goo-gooing and radio gaga-ing as you read this, naturally), but also by the prescient “You had your time, you had the power.  You’ve … Read More

Enhancing the Music Programming Experience: Nielsen Music Receives Boost from Play MPE Integration

We believe that the music programming experience can only be made better by continuing to enhance the services available to programmers. Our focus has been to continue to bring those enhancements to the radio community. Today, we’re excited to announce … Read More

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How to Promote Your Music on Social Media

In today’s digital climate, promoting your music on social media can be a huge opportunity. As an artist you don’t have to rely on industry gatekeepers deciding whether your music is worthy of getting air time. With social media you … Read More

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New Feature Announcement: “Zipper” and Updates to Familiar Faces

Our latest Play MPE enhancement makes it easy to save multiple tracks and full albums with just one click. By enabling the “package in .zip file” option and saving from your Account Setting dashboard, any content you select for download … Read More