Music and Business

Music and Business

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Top 5 Tips for New Music Producers
Just as a preface to the article, I'd like to say this may not be applicable to every type of music producer. I'll be offering tips based on what I have learned personally and hope they will help as m...
Paul Fossetta year ago
Sexism and Segregation in Dance Music...Time We All Took Responsibility
"Why are you visiting a topic that’s been covered by everyone? This isn’t what you’re about so why even bother with it" was the response from some friends when discussing this topic. "Everyone" hasn’t...
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 IIa year 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 IIa year 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 IIa year 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 year 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 .a year 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...