Music and Business

Music and Business

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

Victor Trammell10 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 Lawrenson10 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 IIa year 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 Krimea year 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 Middletona year 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...
David Lovinga year ago
The New Era of the Music Industry
“There are a million people trying to do the same thing.” “It’s a cool idea, but it’s not realistic.” “I think it’s time to stop dreaming and get a real job.” “You can work hard, but making it in the ...
Do's & Don'ts of Promoting Your Music Grassroots to People on Social Media
Here are some do's & don'ts of promoting your music grassroots to people on social media from my personal experience. Artists: struggling to get real plays and likes on your music? Here are the three ...
George Appletona year ago
Rock 'n' Roll in Soho!
Rock 'n' roll started in Soho. Well actually, no it didn't, but it found Soho and made its home there. Rock 'n' roll actually started in the United States in the 50s, but it made its way over to Engla...
Let's Talk About K-Pop
We live in a world filled with a thousand different music genres, so much, that sometimes we hear some song we like and we don’t find the specific place to categorize it. Like the rivers, music genres...