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Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. and Indie Music

We've got tips, tricks, and helpful advice this week on how to make the most out of your next music premier, how to make Instagram stories work for you as a marketing tool in 2019, what really matters when it comes to being a successful musician, and more! How To Make The Most Of A Song, Album Premier Email Lists For Musicians: Where To Get Started 5 Things You Need To Have Ready Before You Tell Anyone About Your Music 4 Techniques To Make Instagram Stories Work Fo...
Tags: Music, Owen Davie


Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Email Lists • Release Your Own Music • Starving Artist • More

Contributors on MusicThinkTank this week shared pieces on how to build and use and email list, the best way to roll out your music, the problematic cliche of the starving artist, and more! Laura Schneider | Email Lists for Musicians – Where The Heck To Start! Shimul Kabir | Top 5 Ukulele Starter Tips Everyone Should Know Alex Cowles | How To Release Your Own Music – Full Presentation Ghostly Beard | Dirty Money And The Starving Artist [Author: Owen ...
Tags: Music, Owen Davie, MusicThinkTank, Alex Cowles, Laura Schneider


REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

As we furiously backpedal through a crowded seven days in the music biz, we revisit RPM's bankruptcy and debts, Cardi B's deletion of her Instagram account, how identity theft is becoming a new trend in music piracy, and more. Bankrupt RPM Distribution Owes $6.7 Million To Labels Music Industry Veterans Launch Global Sweetshop Management, Marketing Agency Cardi B Deletes Instagram Account Over Online 'Bullshit' [VIDEO] UMG Acquires Independent Music Distributor Ingro...
Tags: Music, Music Business, Owen Davie, Namm, Cardi, Sony Universal For Copyright Infringement


TOP POSTS: This Week’s Most Read Posts On Hypebot

This week on Hypebot, some of our most popular articles explored PledgeMusic's shutdown and alarming silence, SoundCloud's outstripping of Spotify in the content department, how artists can use affordable Spotify ads to promote their music, and more! PledgeMusic Shutdown Continues PledgeMusic Silent One Week After All Campaigns Suspended SoundCloud Now Has 5X As Many Tracks As Spotify How To Use Affordable Ads On Spotify To Promote Music Inaugural Music Busi...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Music Business, Owen Davie, Glenn Peoples


Email Lists For Musicians: Where To Get Started

An oldie but a goodie, email marketing is one of the best ways to turn fans who like your music into fans who buy your music, but building a robust, profitable email list can feel like a daunting task, from getting subscribers to choosing a platform, to actually producing good content. Here we look at how to make it all happen. ____________________________ In this new piece on MusicThinkTank, contributor Laura Schneider offers future music industry marketers some essential advice on how...
Tags: Music, Marketing, Music Business, Music Think Tank, Owen Davie, MusicThinkTank, D.I.Y, Laura Schneider


Guide To Releasing Your Own Music

Once you've gone to the trouble of recording and producing music, you're likely going to want to release it to the public - this can be a daunting process however, so here we look at a presentation that covers all the details of how to release to music. ________________________________ In this recent post to MusicThinkTank, Alex Cowles offers us a presentation covering the ins and outs of releasing your own music as an independent musician. "... I had so many stories, tips and things...
Tags: Music, Music Think Tank, Owen Davie, MusicThinkTank Alex Cowles, D.I.Y, YouTube & Video


TOP POSTS: This Week’s Most Read Posts On Hypebot

Climbing to the top of Hypebot's 'Most Read' charts this week, we had articles covering the disparities in 2018's streaming rates, a dire warning on how your role in the music industry could soon be replaced, a look at how to build your music management dream team, and more! Orchard Co-Founder Issues Warning To Music Industry: 'You're Probably Going To Be Replaced' PledgeMusic Advises Artists To Suspend All Campaigns Music Streaming Rates 2018: Per Stream Rates Drop and You...
Tags: Music, Youtube, Music Business, Music Tech, Owen Davie, Orchard Co


This Week In Music Commentary

This week in music commentary, we heard concerns about just how much Spotify's podcast play will work out, rumors that the streaming giant will 'declare war' on songwriters following a royalty rate increase, a dire warning that your role (yes, yours) in the music industry could be replaced, and more. Spotify's Podcast Play Not A Sure Winner says MIDiA Analyst Mark Mulligan NMPA Warns Spotify May 'Declare War' On Songwriters Over 44% Royalty Rate Increase Orchard Co-Found...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Music Business, Music Tech, Owen Davie, Royalty Rate Increase Orchard Co


Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. and Indie Music

We had a whole plethora of invaluable tips for the scrappy music industry do-it-yourselfer this week, with advice on how to crowdfund outside of the troubled PledgeMusic, how to craft a superior Spotify playlist, how to create the biggest splash possible with your next music video, and more! DIY Crowdfunding For Musicians: A PledgeMusic Alternative Creating Better Spotify Playlists: Best Practices Meet The 9 Startups Named To Techstars Music 2019 Class 5 Ways To Cr...
Tags: Music, Music Business, Owen Davie, D.I.Y, Kelsy Karter


Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Memorable Melodies • Music Publishing • Danger • More

This week on MusicThinkTank, contributors shared articles on how it bands are able to craft melodies that stick with us, what you need to get started in music publishing, and some of dangers associated with becoming a musician. Hunter Farris | How Imagine Dragons Writes Memorable Melodies MusicThinkTank | MusicThinkTank: Call For Submissions! Renita Holyfield | How To Get Started In Music Publishing Adam Durnham | 5 Dangers Of Becoming A Musician ...
Tags: Music, Owen Davie, MusicThinkTank, Renita Holyfield, Adam Durnham, Hunter Farris


REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

In this flip back through a busy seven days in the music biz, we revisit Spotify's stock value roller coaster, Article 13's march forward, a decidedly mediocre Super Bowl halftime show, and more! Scooter Braun’s Ithaca Holdings Acquires Atlas Music, Publisher For Brandi Carlile Musiio Raises $1M To Bring Spotify-Like AI To Other Music Services, Labels, Publishers Spotify (SPOT) Stock Continues To Fall Article 13 Moves Forward As France, Germany Sign On This ...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Music Business, Braun, Owen Davie, Winner Amazon, Ithaca Holdings, Brandi Carlile Musiio


Dirty Money And The Legend Of The Starving Artist

The cliché of the starving artist has existed for centuries in all creative sectors, and the music industry is no exception. Unfortunately, this makes musicians all that more likely to expect a hand-to-mouth way of life, particularly when an impoverished lifestyle is encouraged on the basis of making 'art for art's sake.' __________________________ In this recent piece on MusicThinkTank, Ghostly Beard laments the still-prevelant creative culture which often celebrates and encourages the...
Tags: Music, Owen Davie


Music Think Tank: Call For Submissions

Thank you for your committed readership and the insightful content that many of you have shared. Without your contributions, our sister blog Music Think Tank would not exist. If you have something to say about the music industry, please consider contributing a post to MTT! Thank you in advance for your thoughtful submissions and look forward to reviewing and sharing your content. Remember to review the submission guidelines posted on the MTT open page in advance of posting. ...
Tags: Music, Owen Davie, MTT


How Does Imagine Dragons Create Memorable Melodies?

We've all gotten songs stuck in our heads, or found that, decades after hearing a piece of music, we are able to recall it with full clarity - but what are the qualities which cause some songs to have this staying power, while others simply fade into memory? In this piece, we look at how the group Imagine Dragons is able to craft music which manages to cling to listeners' brains. ______________________________ In this latest post to MusicThinkTank, Hunter Farris breaks down the technica...
Tags: Music, Diy, Musicians, Music Business, Music Think Tank, Songwriting, Musician, Owen Davie, D.I.Y, Publishing & Songwriting, Diy Musicians, MusicThinkTank Hunter Farris


Your Music Or Your Life: 5 Dangers In Becoming A Musician

A career in music can fill your life with  excitement and passion, but while incredibly rewarding, life in the music business carries with it a number of inherent risks as well, including financial and personal instability and risk of addiction. _____________________ In this new post to MusicThinkTank, Adam Durnham outlines five of the greatest risks associated with cultivating a career in the music industry. "One of the biggest disadvantages of a career in music may be the lack of...
Tags: Music, Diy, Musicians, Music Business, Music Think Tank, Musician, Owen Davie, D.I.Y, Diy Musicians, Music Life, MusicThinkTank Adam Durnham


This Week In Music Commentary

Commentators inside the music biz this week shared their thoughts on what the global music industry can learn from China, why Article 13 could be a disaster for independent artists, whether live albums are still a valuable format for artists, and more! Monetize Music Fandom, Not Consumption: What Japan, Global Industry Can Learn From China [Mark Mulligan] Why One Musician Believes Article 13 Is Disaster For Independent Artists Live Albums: Lost Art Or Underutilized Asset...
Tags: Music, China, Owen Davie, Mark Mulligan, Jake Udell


Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. and Indie Music

In the world of DIY and Indie music this week, we take on how to best keep fans engaged on social before a show, some compelling reasons to enter the Independent Music Awards,  four essential Instagram practices for musicians in 2019, and more. How To Keep Fans Engaged On Social Media Before A Show 5 Good Reasons To Enter The Independent Music Awards 4 Instagram Best Practices For Musicians In 2019 Four Types Of Indie Music Fans Three Simple Tips, Tricks To...
Tags: Music, Owen Davie, Instagram Best


Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Context For Your Music • Band Brand • MIDI Keyboards • More

This week on MusicThinkTank, contributors shared articles on how to effectively develop a context for you music online, the best way to officially register your band's brand, why MIDI keyboards are taking over, and more. Ayla Smith | How To Develop A Context For Your Music Jessica Dais | 20 Guitars From Different Eras [Infographic] David Miller | Registering Your Band Name, Phrase Or Logo Chris Senner | Classic Keyboards Are Being Dominated By MIDI Keyboa...
Tags: Music, David Miller, Owen Davie, MusicThinkTank, Ayla Smith, Jessica Dais


REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

As we peruse another busy seven days in the music industry, we revistit the possibily that conventional radio may have successfully dodged the digital bullet, SiriusXM's impress revenue, some top models facing fallout from Fyre Fest, and more! Is It Possible That Radio Dodged The Digital Bullet? SiriusXM Reports Record Revenue, 34 Million Subscribers R. Kelly Is Shopping New Album, But Who Will Release It? SoundExchange 2018 Artist Payments Top A Record $953M ...
Tags: Music, Owen Davie, Kendall Jenner Bella Hadid


TOP POSTS: This Week’s Most Read Posts On Hypebot

This week on Hypebot, some of our most popular articles covered hotly debated issue of whether physical CDs are still worth the manufacturing cost, PledgeMusic's game of fastball as others exit the platform, ways in which music videos will dramatically shift in 2019, and more!   Is Printing, Selling Physical CDs Still Worth It? PledgeMusic Pays Fastball 50%, As Others Exit Platform YouTube Could Emerge On Top As Article 13 Flounders 4 Ways The Business Of Music V...
Tags: Music, Owen Davie, Instagram Best, Cheri Hu


How To Develop A Context For Your Music

The rise of the online marketplace has, in many ways, made it easier for musicians to get discovered online, but playlist culture often means that even if listeners discover a single song, they may miss the bigger picture - and broader context - of your music and image as an artist. ____________________ In this latest post on MusicThinkTank, Ayla Smith details how artists can create a broader context for their music online. "Make sure what you’re creating is still true to your own ...
Tags: Music, Owen Davie, MusicThinkTank Ayla Smith


Registering Your Band Name, Logo

Even in the early stages of brand development, it's a good practice for bands or solo artists to take the time to register their name, and any particular logos associated with the act, through the proper copyright channels. The process is relatively painless, and can help your brand grow, in addition to keeping you safe from counterfeit sellers. _____________________________ In this latest contribution to MusicThinkTank, Daniel Miller walks DIY artists through the process of registering...
Tags: Music, Owen Davie, MusicThinkTank Daniel Miller, Amazon eBay Bonanza Etsy, UPSPTO


This Week In Music Commentary

Commentators from inside the music industry this week offered some valuable insights regarding the truth about advances in the music business, why subscriptions matter so much to musicians, and how making free pay is the new digital battleground. The Truth About Advances In The Music Business Why Subscriptions Matter To Musicians [Jack Udell] Making Free Pay: The New Data Battle Ground [Mark Mulligan] [Author: Owen Davie]
Tags: Music, Music Business, Music Tech, Owen Davie, Mark Mulligan, Jack Udell


Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. and Indie Music

This week, our helpful tips and tricks for those struggling to make it as DIY musicians covered how to make them most of your ideas (even when they kind of suck) what you need to do to make your live show more exciting, some useful and free tools for show promotion, and more! Making The Most Of Your Ideas (Even The Bad Ones) Guide To Making Your Live Show More Interesting 6 Best FREE Tools, Ideas For Show Promotion 5 Emails Music Publicists Enjoy Getting From A Ba...
Tags: Music, Music Business, Owen Davie, D.I.Y


Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Guitar Performance • Spotify Is A Win • Programmed Drums • More

On MusicThinkTank this week, contributors shared articles on how to prepare for a performance, why the much maligned Spotify is a win for artists and listeners, how to make programmed drums actually work for you, and more! Zack Hargrove | Preparing For The First (Or Any) Guitar Performance Chrissenner | Why Spotify Is A Win For Artists And Listeners Nick Cesarz | 5 Easy Ways To Make Your Programmed Drums Sound Realistic Adam Durnham | 10 Rock Bands That ...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Music Business, Music Think Tank, Owen Davie, D.I.Y, Adam Durnham, Nick Cesarz, Zack Hargrove


REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

In this revisitation of a busy seven days in the music industry, we revisit PledgeMusic's payment woes and promise to do better, Jay-Z and Meek Mill's launching of a criminal justice reform alliance, some new titles rolling into the public domain, and more! PledgeMusic Issues Statement On Late Payments To Artists With Vague Promise To Do Better In 90 Days Jay-Z, Meek Mill Launch Criminal Justice Reform Alliance New Titles Entering The Public Domain Arcade Fire, 20...
Tags: Music, Jay Z, Africa, Music Business, Meek Mill, Owen Davie


Why Spotify Is Actually A Win For Artists, Listeners

While Spotify has been a fairly polarizing company in the music industry since its inception, with many in the business feeling that it's financial practices are less than fair, this piece looks at how the platform (and its new 'block' feature) is actually beneficial to both artists and consumers. _________________________________ In this recent post to MusicThinkTank by Chrissenner, they outline why the sometimes controversial streaming platform Spotify can actually be considered a win...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Owen Davie, Chrissenner


TOP POSTS: This Week’s Most Read Posts On Hypebot

Some of the most assiduously read articles on Hypebot this week looked at ongoing payment problems at PledgeMusic, Article 13's stumbles in its final moments, an exploration of all your music revenue sources and how to collect them, and more! PledgeMusic Payment Problems Continue, Lefsetz Weighs In Article 13 Falters, 'Final' Negotiations Postponed All Your Sources Of Music Revenue And How To Collect It R. Kelly Nondisclosure Agreement Revealed 5 Emails Music ...
Tags: Music, Music Business, Owen Davie, Hypebot


5 Techniques For Making Your Programmed Drums Sound Realistic

Unless you have the right friend, or enough money to hire a studio musician, finding and honest-to-goodness drummer for your recording project can be a challenge. Luckily, with the right production techniques, programmed drums can be made to sound almost as realistic. _______________________ In this new post to MusicThinkTank, Nick Cesarz offers up five ways in which canned drums can be manipulated in order to give them a more realistic sound on recordings. "One surefire way to mak...
Tags: Music, Music Business, Music Think Tank, Owen Davie, D.I.Y, MusicThinkTank Nick Cesarz


Getting It Done: Last Week In D.I.Y. and Indie Music

We unloaded a torrent of valuable knowledge for DIY musicians this week, with advice on how to implement video monetization, why it's still important to put out a single, how to use memes in your marketing and much more! How to Build a Sustainable Music Career and Collect All Revenue Streams [Emily White] If You Don’t Understand Video Monetization You Need Help With Your Digital Strategy Importance Of Putting Out A Single First, Even In 2019 Take Advantage Of Meme...
Tags: Music, Music Business, Emily White, Owen Davie, D.I.Y



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