Music and Business

Music and Business

The ins and outs behind one of the largest industries out there. Get ready to press "play".

Become. selfless18 days ago
Producing Your First Beat Tape
At the end of December, I had a desire to make beats and produce music, but not just any music, underground Lo-fi Hip-hop. Some of you may ask what that is, but today, Google has an answer for almost ...
Tim Ellerbe II22 days ago
Taking Back Control of Your Royalties
There was a time not too long ago when Musicians and songwriters were able to make a decent living from their craft. If you had a Performance Rights Organization (PRO) working on your behalf, you were...
Tim Ellerbe II25 days ago
The Art of Networking
Hello my fellow artists. Today we are going to be discussing the importance of networking. The term simply means in this case, making connections with other artists or industry professionals. One of t...
Tim Ellerbe II25 days ago
Music Manager 101
Having a manager can be a wonderful thing or a huge headache. Let us first look at the latter. An artist needs to have a good working relationship with their manager. There has to be a great deal of t...
Tim Ellerbe IIa month ago
Live Show Preparation
Ah, live performance. This is the artist’s best chance to make a good impression and gain more fans. Not to mention to remind current fans of why they love you and your music. The key word here is per...
Get the Most out of Your Endorsement Relationships
Assuming everyone reading this is either a musician, works with musicians or has at least met a musician in their lifetime, there will come a certain point in your musical journey where your mind will...
emmett138 .2 months ago
How To Survive a DIY Tour
Eventually, artists that dream of taking their craft to the next level will have to make some moves outside of their home city. Touring can be nerve-wracking and expensive at the best of times, and do...
Chris Power2 months ago
The Music Industry
As a music promoter, working in a music venue, a musician, and an avid lover of music, it is fair to say that music and the music industry is a rather large and important part of my life. Something th...
Jazinicole Sea2 months ago
What Really Goes Into Writing and Publishing a Song?
People ask me all the time, "How did you get music on Spotify/iTunes? Did you make all the beats and stuff yourself? Is that really you singing, cause it sounds so different from your regular voice!" ...