Music and Business

Music and Business

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

Mark Darnell4 months ago
Top 12 Things Bands or Artists Should Not Do at Gigs!
Having over 35 years experience of playing in bands and musical groups all over the Northern Midwest and all over the East & West Caribbean (cruise ship), I have learned and experienced what to do and...
Nick Fiorucci5 months ago
Who's Got Your Ear?
The word “Influencer” is the cool buzz word in marketing. What is an influencer? It usually refers to a celebrity actor, singer, athlete, or internet sensation. When it comes to music, it’s whoever ha...
Granny’s Basement to the Grammy’s, Can Anyone Do It?
In 2018, the genre of Hip-Hop and Rap has been greatly influential to many of the youth, good and bad. Money, fame and notoriety are just a few of the things that the young minds in this generation se...
Lenora Brown6 months ago
Debut Single Guidance
The launch of my Debut Single "My Savior" was nothing shy of a true battle. I faced challenges. It may seem like an easy task. I assure you if quality and a spirit of excellence is within you, nothing...
Victor Trammell6 months ago
Song Review: 'Plug Love' by Spizzy PM & King Boo
New material from your favorite artists in music can reach consumers in many ways nowadays. Outlets like Spotify, SoundCloud, TIDAL, and other music streaming services are a popular way to consume sounds in today's digital era. Also, with the popularity and viability of YouTube, the artists of the viral age can increase their exposure through releasing song videos online. Artists who have their own entertainment labels no longer have to wait for or expect record labels to fund and release their ...
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Meg Lawrenson6 months ago
Songwriters Are Doomed
I think the first thing I should point out is NO ONE KNOWS WHY SOME SONGWRITERS MAKE IT AND SOME DONT. If I had the secret answers as to why you "didn't make it," surely there would be a secret answer...
Tim Ellerbe II8 months ago
Social Media for Musicians
Social Media for Artists Today I want to talk about the benefits of using social media platforms to your advantage. Most social media users have no idea of the real power of the medium. For the Music ...
Art is Krime9 months ago
How Independent Music Artists Can Make More Money in 2018
For independent music artists with small fanbases, there is a common issue with finding the best way to monetize that fan base in today’s digital era. In 2016, Billboard wrote an article titled the “U...
Isaac Middleton10 months ago
Getting Your Music Heard
When I first started as an independent artist I was not sure how I was going to get my music out to the world. Then came CD Baby. CD Baby is an independent platform for the indie artist. They get your music on every platform for possible sales and exposure. If you have not heard about them I strongly suggest that you check them out. They do charge an upfront fee for albums/EPs and singles but it is just a one time payment. It is worth it because of everything that you get from that one price. Yo...