Spotify is much-derided – unsurprisingly perhaps given how little musicians can actually earn from it (Finnish star Anssi Kela the latest to make his meagre earnings public).
However, the streaming service can still a key part of release and promotional strategies – if used sensibly.

Scottish-based digital music distribution Emubands has written a blog which aims to answer the basic quetsions and discussing some basic, practical steps that a musician can take to get the most out of Spotify.