Streamline with Mike Warner

Why ISRC codes are so important

An episode of Streamline with Mike Warner

By Mike Warner
Interviews, tips, tricks, advice and news for artists hungry to succeed across music streaming services and the ever changing music industry
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Rosie Taylor (Feels / WOMPP)
Rosie is one half of the undeniably fun and extremely talented electronic duo ‘Feels’. Rosie is also a co-founder of WOMPP. We discuss the lack of Female representation in the music industry, lost luggage, SXSW showcases and much more. You can find more information about Feels @feelsofficial_ on Instagram and WOMPP at
March 21, 2019
JoeySuki (Artist Coaching)
JoeySuki had a tremendous career as a Producer and touring DJ but realized this lifestyle was no longer for him. In this interview we talk about his personal struggles within the music industry and how he is helping other artists through his Artist Coaching podcast and program. Follow @joeysuki and visit his website
March 10, 2019
Nick Ditri (The Disco Fries)
Nick is one half of the chart topping duo The Disco Fries, manages a pop artist, runs a label and is a touring DJ. We discuss focus, sample packs, collaboration, feedback and even DM's with Tiesto.  Follow @thediscofries and @dicknitri on Instagram to keep up with Nicks latest adventures.
March 4, 2019
Vianney Ausseil (Let Me Hear It)
Vianney Ausseil is the founder of Let Me Hear It. An independent record label with a strong focus on streaming services. In this episode we discuss release strategies, editorial pitches, health, work ethic and so much more.  More information on Vianney and Let Me Hear It can be found at 
February 27, 2019
Playlist pluggers and pushing your music everywhere
I wanted to give my two cents on playlist pluggers and what to look out for to make sure you don't get burned. I also discuss the importance of pushing your music everywhere and not just focusing on one service.
January 2, 2019
Apple Music for Artists updates
Apple Music have just announced some updates to their Connect posts and Apple Music for Artists. Tune in to this episode for the latest information.
December 13, 2018
Live Playlist Workshop from EMC Sydney
A live recording of my playlisting workshop from the Electronic Music Conference in Sydney, Australia. While the audio may be rough, the content is amazing and well worth your time.
December 6, 2018
Spotify for Podcasters is now in BETA
Spotify for Podcasters is now in BETA. I was able to add my Podcast in 15 minutes using the new submission system.
October 4, 2018
Ministry of Sound Apple Music exclusive playlists
Ministry of Sound and Apple Music strike an exclusive deal for all of their playlists. What does this mean for fans of the music label who use other streaming services?
October 3, 2018
Upload your music to Spotify directly
In what looks to be another exciting announcement for independent artists, Spotify will soon allow uploading of music directly through Spotify for Artists.
September 20, 2018
How can I make money as a curator?
You’ve got a great playlist and some followers... but how can you make some money as an independent curator.
September 18, 2018
Should I do an exclusive release?
Should I do an exclusive release or release my music everywhere?
September 13, 2018
Stop talking about music
Stop talking about music, keep it fun.
September 8, 2018
E-book Updates
This may come as no surprise but the Work Hard Playlist Hard e-book was already falling out of date. Listen to this podcast and get in touch with your feedback to potentially see it included in the next update!
August 19, 2018
Productivity tip for Messenger users
Do you use Facebook Messenger for your communications and find yourself distracted from the news feed and frequent notifications. Here's a productivity tip that may just save you from hours of scrolling and help you to be more productive while still being connected on Messenger.
August 13, 2018
Guaranteed Release Radar placement
Ever had a song come out and it wasn't included in Release Radar? Thanks to Spotify's new submissions system your priority song will be placed in Release Radar for all of your followers.
August 6, 2018
How to grow a playlist following
A short clip from the Gaming Music Playlists panel at Vegas Music Summit. Listen to this episode to how to grow a playlist following from friends, social media, gates and artists.
May 25, 2018
Why ISRC codes are so important
Have you ever wondered how some artists seem to have millions of streams on their songs the day their album drops. Why do some artists release compilations of previously released material? How do all the stream counts for the same song across multiple albums, compilations or re-releases count towards one single combined total? Listen to this episode to learn how The Chainsmokers have applied this with their single 'Sick Boy'.
March 21, 2018
Related Artists on Spotify
Does the related artists section of your artist profile seem a bit off? Here's a tip for how to correct it by connecting your account to Spotify. Shout out to Vick and Grady from almost awake for the question, check out their music on your favorite streaming service.  Sites mentioned in this podcast.
February 20, 2018
Uploading bootlegs to streaming services legally
Got some old bootlegs and unofficial remixes that keep getting ripped offline and blacklisted. Let's talk about a site called MixBank that is allowing artists to upload their bootlegs, get them cleared, added to streaming services... and even pay them a cut for their efforts!
February 5, 2018
What is a gate?
Chances are you've gone through a gate and never even realized. Gates help to grow an artists or curators following by offering something in return in the form of a submission or a free download. Services mentioned include and
February 5, 2018
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