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For musicians, growing a solid reputation on SoundCloud is key, as the platform provides opportunities to take their work to the next level, although the way in which they manage their account can often have as much of an impact on their success as the music itself. ________________________ Guest post... Continue reading
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Yesterday the Music Modernization Act, a massive overhaul of the US copyright system, unanimously passed the Senate, and while good news for the music industry as a whole, one entity remains in opposition to the bill: SiriusXM. That said, the MMA's smooth passage will like prevent a major boycott of... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at hypebot
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The motivation behind creating music varies wildly from artist to artist, with some doing so in hopes of fame and fortune, and others just because they feel like it. Here we look at how to strike the delicate balance between making music based solely on your own self-interest, and desperately... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at hypebot
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William Paterson University Prof. David Philp looks at a report from Live Nation based on some fresh, unique research explaining how our need for community and belonging is satisfied by attending live shows. __________________________ By David Philp, Assoc. Professor at William Paterson University from Music Biz 101 blog I remember... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at hypebot
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Developer and artist marketer Lee Martin introduces Turn, a recently launched application which allows users to create a turntable style music video consisting of an audio track and rotating static image, which can then easily be shared across the social media platform. _______________________________ Guest post by Lee Martin, creator of... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at hypebot
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Of late Amazon has been following in the steps of Spotify and dropping a series of exclusive recordings by noted artists like John Prine and Margo Price under the title "Produced By...", and although these recordings fall under the Amazon Originals banner, Amazon doesn't actually own the rights to them.... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at hypebot
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This excerpt from Hacking Music: The Music Business Model Canvas delves into the concept of Artist as Hacker, which asks music artists to utilize a thought process and view of the music business that is radically different from that which they are accustomed to. __________________________________ Guest post by Wade Sutton... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at hypebot
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Curious to discuss the art of using social media to connect fans and artists together, Sunny Stuart Winter sat down with Aria Alagha, the Creative Director of Arke Digital, who has worked with artists like Dua Lipa, Lana Del Rey, and others running their social media campaigns. ____________________________ Guest post... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at hypebot
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With over 47 million events being created on Facebook in a single year, getting yours to stand out from the crowd is no easy task. Here we look at 5 tips from the Facebook Events Team on how you can make you next event, whether it's a workshop or an... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at hypebot
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While the ways in which people discover music have changed dramatically in many ways, some avenues remain the same. Here we offer advice to artists on how to get their music discovered in the digital age by consulting with industry experts on where they go to find new music. ______________________... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at hypebot
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Spotify recently gave users the ability to submit their music to officially curated playlists, and as any artist knows, getting your music on these coveted can do wonders for you popularity and exposure. Here we look at how to determine eligibility and the submission process itself. ________________________ Guest post by... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at hypebot
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Small businesses make the music industry go round, and whether you're a record label, marketing agency, or management company, we here offer five essential tips for achieving success as a small music business in 2018. _______________________ Guest post by Jeanette Keats of Symphonic Distribution and the Symphonic Blog Small businesses... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at hypebot
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Most streaming platforms have seen their share of woes, but perhaps none more so than TIDAL, which has been plagued with a flagging user base and numerous legal issues. A new partnership with Sprint could change things around for the platform, however, and give TIDAL a fighting chance. ___________________________ Guest... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at hypebot
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When spreading the gospel of you latest release, you have to strike a delicate balance between full on promotion and cultivating a genuine connection with fans. One platform which makes this easier is Instagram, whose story feature allows artists to wear both hats. _________________________ Guest post by Chelsea G. Ira... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at hypebot
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While YouTube certainly has received plenty of negative attention from the music industry over the years, due in large part to its failure to pay fair royalties to artists. It has a least been good for promoting music discovery thanks in large part to user generated content, something which Bobby... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at hypebot
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Instagram is an incredibly valuable and effective social media marketing tool, and while most music promoters already have a regularly established strategy when it comes to the photo sharing platform, they could be leaving out a key piece: Geotagging. ________________________________ Guest post by Bill Leigh of Eventbrite You post on... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2018 at hypebot
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In celebration of AmericanaFest 2018, Noisetrade here conducts a group interview with artists including Amanda Shires, Tommy Emmanuel, Erik Koskinen, Them Coulee Boys about the festival and the genre itself. _______________________________ Guest post by Will Hodge of NoiseTrade We’re celebrating AmericanaFest 2018 in Nashville this week by throwing our very... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2018 at hypebot
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One of the most valuable types of data for artists and labels is demographic information on exactly who is listening to their music. This is why a new deal being struck between Spotify and Nielsen Research could have implications for not just advertisers, but also artists. _____________________________ Guest post by... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2018 at hypebot
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In this op-ed, Jeffrey Bennett of SAG-AFTRA and Mitch Glazier of the RIAA decry the recent questionable actions of SiriusXM and encourage those involved in the music industry to help the Music Modernization Act's progress forward. __________________________ By Jeffrey Bennett, Chief Deputy General Counsel, SAG-AFTRA and Mitch Glazier, President, RIAA... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2018 at hypebot
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Despite the composers having died hundreds of years before the concept of copyright violation had even appeared on scene, performers are now finding it difficult to post their performances of the classical works online without receiving notices of copyright infringement, fraudulent though they may be. __________________________ Guest post by Bobby... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2018 at hypebot
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Samples are an incredible tool at all levels of music production, opening up all kinds of new creative horizons. However, they can be confusing and difficult to implement effectively. Here we explore how to use samples the proper way. _______________________ Guest post by J’vlyn d'Ark of Soundfly's Flypaper Samples are... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2018 at hypebot
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Chasing press can be one of the most frustrating elements of self-marketing, and is made even more frustrating by the fact that there is no guarantee of a payoff. Here we look at five easily fixable problems that could be preventing you getting the press you need. ___________________________ Guest post... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2018 at hypebot
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In this piece Gloria Ruth Finney looks at the phenomenon of a YouTube Pop-space dubbed the Nashville Sessions which allows select up-and-coming musicians to connect and collaborate over the course of a week as well as work on increasing their YouTube viewership. ___________________________ Guest post by Gloria Ruth Finney Starstruck... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2018 at hypebot
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Becoming a successful artist will, on some level, always necessitate a certain amount of branding, and a huge part of your visual identity comes from the font you choose. In this piece we look at how to determine which will work the best for you. _____________________________ Guest post by Bobby... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2018 at hypebot
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With users spending an increasing amount of time consuming video content, the social networks have taken note, with Facebook now expanding its "Watch" section to go global, coupled with new content management features and advertising options. ___________________________ By Jay Cook, Account Manager, Rights Management for The Orchard from The Daily... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2018 at hypebot