Music and Business

Music and Business

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

Angel Sotoa year ago
The History of The DJ
I know this might seem like a stretch, but I am going to call Thomas Edison the first DJ ever. He certainly didn't rock parties like the DJs we know today, but it is safe to say that his invention of ...
Kathy Lestera year ago
Fifth Harmony Surprises and Sings with Sam Smith and James Corden
OK, so just a few days ago, Sam Smith sang in a karaoke carpool on The Late Late Show with James Corden. I thought it was so cute and sweet that Sam Smith was so starstruck that he died dead when Fift...
Need a Website?
I recently made the decision to invest in a professional website for my music business. As a singer songwriter and now performer, I needed a powerful means of distribution, enticing marketing, and a c...
You Wanna Make a Music Video?
If you saw either of my last two music videos, you’re probably thinking to yourself, “That was pretty cool!” Or perhaps not. Either way, if you’re considering making your own video or are an overly st...
Rap Disciplea year ago
In A Few Years, 15-Year-Old Rappers Will Be The Norm
There's more music readily available to us today than at any point in human history. Rap music specifically has leveraged the internet and gained a larger audience over the years. It’s so much younger...
Elle Exxea year ago
BTS @ "Lost in L.A." Music Video
I directed, edited, and produced my “Lost in L.A.” music video and even did a little of the motion-graphics. People often think my videos are high-budget and presume I don't have much involvement — but that's just an illusion I like to create. There were so many mad stories leading up to the shoot and following it, I don't think I'll have time to say them all here but here's a few... The first task was sourcing all the props including: a mini-bike (£12 off eBay BARGAIN — see video below) electro...
Stuart Lunna year ago
Chase the River
So if you read my article yesterday, you will know I am going down an interesting path in my life. Having turned 31 years old this year, I have decided to quit the rat race and chase my dream. That dream, normally the preserve of those younger than me, is to be a full time, independent musician. Over the years, like many a youngster I would imagine, I dreamed of 'making it', of 'being a star', all the usual. Obviously, this was fuelled by a certain amount of naivety that youth often affords a ma...
Stuart Lunna year ago
And so I Jumped....
Hi. I'm Stuart. Yesterday I finally made the Earth-altering decision to jump. Now just to clarify, not physically jump, you know, off something high up (first thing you should know is I am scared of h...
Grant Hannera year ago
Musician as Thinker
Bear with me, I don't write nearly enough and tend to ramble as thoughts come to me. It'll be a pleasant surprise to find a unifying or guiding thread to my little story. From the tender age of 5, I h...