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Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Maximizing Productivity • Sound System • Innovative Music Companies • More

This week on MusicThinkTank, contributors shared pieces on how to maximize your productivity, what to keep in mind when purchasing sound equipment, some innovative music companies to keep an eye on in 2019, and more! Adelina Benson| How Music is Maximizing Your Productivity Rachelle Wilber | Home Sound System: 4 Features To Look For Emma Maguire | 8th Music+Sound Awards Open For 2019 Global Entries Jeffrey Miller | Innovative Music Companies To Watch As A M...
Tags: Music, Music Business, Music Think Tank, Owen Davie, MusicThinkTank, Jeffrey Miller, Rachelle Wilber, Adelina Benson, Emma Maguire


Getting It Done: The 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


REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

In this journey back through a wild week of music industry news, we revisit Sony's severing of ties with R. Kelly (but they're still making money off him) Cardi B's Shutdown Song, how streaming is shortening the music we listen to, and more! Sony Music Severs Ties With R. Kelly, But Continues To Profit From His Recordings Cardi B's Epic Trump Shutdown Rant Is Now A Song [LISTEN] Songs Are Getting Shorter and Streaming Is To Blame Bandcamp Opens Brick and Mortar Reco...
Tags: Music, David Bowie, Sony, Music Business, R Kelly, Owen Davie, Sony Music, Cardi, Mortar Record Store


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

This week, Hypebot's most popular posts delved into Lil Uzi Vert's quitting of music over issues with Atlantic Records, Spotify's updates to its preferred distributor list,  how to build a sustainable music career, and more! Rapper Lil Uzi Vert Says He's Quitting Music Over Struggles With Atlantic Records Spotify Updates Preferred Distributor List How to Build a Sustainable Music Career and Collect All Revenue Streams [Emily White] How Jay-Z, Dr. Dre Focus Group Thei...
Tags: Music, Atlantic, Jay, Lil Uzi Vert, Emily White, Owen Davie, Hypebot, Atlantic Records Spotify, Dre Focus Group


How Music Can Maximize Your Productivity

We all listen to music for emotional enjoyment, and the psychological benefits have long been known, but in addition to impacting mood, music has also been shown to have the more tangible effect of boosting productivity. _________________________________ In this latest piece from MusicThinkTank, Adelina Benson explores music's ability to prove our concentration, speed, and productivity. "Music without lyrics has been famous for helping people concentrate on their work. Familiar ...
Tags: Music, Diy, Musicians, Music Business, Music Think Tank, Musician, Owen Davie, D.I.Y, Diy Musicians, Adelina Benson


This Week In Music Commentary

This week in music commentary, Lady Gaga pulls her R. Kelly collabs from digital shelves, we look at whether robots will ever top the charts, plus how music and video could pull Apple's chestnuts out of the fire. Lady Gaga Pulls R. Kelly Collaboration From Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes and More How To Sell Out A Show [Kosha Dillz] Will Robot's Top The Chart? Musician's Voice In Age Of AI How Music and Video Will Rescue Apple [Mark Mulligan] [Author: Owen ...
Tags: Apple, Music, Lady Gaga, Music Business, Owen Davie, Kelly, Mark Mulligan, Lady Gaga Pulls R Kelly


Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Resources • Music Career • Inspiration • More

This week on MusicThinkTank, contributors shared five innovative resources for bands in a band, weighed in on whether music could actually be a good career choice, looked at the ways in which intelligent artists seek inspiration, and more. Sam Bowman | 5 Innovative Resources For Bands In A Bind Ariel Hyatt | Is Music A Good Career Choice For Me/My Child? Rachelle Wilber| High Notes: How Intelligent Artists Seek Further Inspiration Kevin Gardner | Get The ...
Tags: Music, Music Think Tank, Owen Davie, MusicThinkTank, Kevin Gardner, Rachelle Wilber, D.I.Y, Sam Bowman


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

A new year means new tips for the music industry's most motivated do-it-yourselfers, including tips on how to get a scholarship from Live Nation, old school marketing tactics that are still gold in 2019, how to combat post holiday grogginess, and much more! Instagram Secret Menus, New Trends Decoded Goal Setting Guide: How To Kick Off 2019 Right Notorious Q4 Release Date: Myth Or Fact? Live Nation Music Industry Scholarships Now Accepting 2019 Applicants ...
Tags: Music, Music Business, Owen Davie, D.I.Y


REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

In our flip back through major music industry happenings from the past week, we look at Spotify's user milestone, how black industry execs are finally rising faster in the ranks, whether Ticketmaster might finally have a rival, and much more. Spotify Passed 200 Million Active Users At End Of 2018 Black Music Execs Are Finally Rising Faster Does Ticketmaster Have A Rival? New Type Of Ad Coming From Spotify Dueling Woodstocks: Two Festivals To Celebrate 50th A...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Ticketmaster, Music Business, Music Tech, Owen Davie


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

This week on Hypebot, some of our most popular articles kicking off the new year explored movement in the Gaye/Sheeran infringement case, a new report revealing an uptick in on-demand streams, some of 2019's most influential music blogs, and more!   Jury To Decide Ed Sheeran, Marvin Gaye Infringement Case Nielsen Music 2018 Report: On-Demand Streams Up 49% Most Influential Music Blogs 2019 New Hope For Indies As Streamers Move Beyond Mega-Hits Think You Can...
Tags: Music, Music Business, Owen Davie, Ed Sheeran Marvin Gaye, Gaye Sheeran


Is Going Into Music A Good Career Move?

While many conscientious parents may be eager for their children to take music lessons, the prospect of a full on career in music might be met with less enthusiasm, with guardians often concerned about the income and stability of their charges. Here we look at some of the pros and cons, and whether the music business can provide a suitable career. __________________________ In this recent post to MusicThinkTank, Matt Oestreicher tackles the controversial question of whether or not a per...
Tags: Music, Music Business, Music Think Tank, Owen Davie, D.I.Y, Matt Oestreicher


Gig Transportation: Get The Show On The Road

Whatever sort of musician or performer you are, getting your art on the road and out into the world is key to your success. Here we look at how to arrange your transportation so that you can tour affordably without inviting disaster. ______________________________ In this recent post on MusicThinkTank, Kevin Gardner offers some helpful advice on how to effectively plan the transportation element of you next tour. "Artists, especially musicians, need their signature equipment to play....
Tags: Music, Musicians, Music Business, Music Think Tank, Live & Touring, Musician, Owen Davie, Kevin Gardner, D.I.Y, Gig Transport


Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Ruin Your Concert • Venue Management • Best Outdoor Venues • More

This week on MusicThinkTank, contributors shared pieces on how not to ruin your concert, the best way to manage sales at your venue, some top outdoor concert venues for 2019, and more!   Caleb Murphy | 2 Things That Can Ruin Your Concert Rachelle Wilber | Music Show Admission: Sales Management For Your Venue Lisa Jackson| 7 Best Outdoor Music Venues Of 2019 TJ Bear | 3 Free Apps Every Independent Rapper Should Be Using In 2019 [Author: Owen Da...
Tags: Music, Owen Davie, MusicThinkTank, Lisa Jackson, Rachelle Wilber, D.I.Y, Caleb Murphy


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

This week, we advised the scrappy self starters in the music industry on front of house management strategies, how to make the process of sampling music less legally fraught, some key tips for landing a job in the industry, and much, much more. Live Music, Merch Sales Management Strategies The Liberation of Music Sampling 3 Essential Music Industry Job Hunting Tips Gifnote App Maker Audiobyte, Exceeds $6M Funding Goal, Extends Round Advice All Music Writers ...
Tags: Music, Music Business, Indie Labels, Owen Davie, D.I.Y


REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

In this cycle back through important music industry happenings which occurred over the holidays, we revisit how streaming faired in the fourth quarter, five important music biz predictions for the coming year, the FCC's suspension of operations, and much more! 2018 On-Demand Music Streams +42%, Paid Streams +50% In Q4 [BuzzAngle Music] 5 Music Industry Predictions 2019: Fan Clubs, Apple Music, Chart Decline and More FCC Suspends Operations, Copyright Office Remains Open A...
Tags: Music, Fcc, Owen Davie


This Week In Music Commentary

Commentators inside the music industry this week weighed in on potential future dubious activities from Spotify, why YouTube's streaming domination is hindering the market, how streamers could better empower fans on the road to sustainability, and more. Prediction: Spotify To Incubate 'No Records Label Group' YouTube's Streaming Domination Clips the Market’s Wings [Mark Mulligan] Indie Soul, Funk Artist Jodie Abacus Talks MJ, Tour Tips and American Oddities How Music...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Music Business, Owen Davie, Mark Mulligan, Jodie Abacus


Live Music, Merch Sales Management Strategies

While a live performance is hopefully a thrill for all those involved, both on and off stage, it's important to remember that making these events a positive experience requires careful planning around the practical logistics of admission sales and merch. ___________________________ In this recent post to MusicThinkTank, Rachelle Wilber looks at four key elements involved in making sure your next live show is a logistical success for fans, artists, and the venue. "It’s critical, and...
Tags: Music, Musicians, Live Music, Merch, Music Business, Music Think Tank, Live & Touring, Musician, Owen Davie, Rachelle Wilber, D.I.Y


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

Ringing in the new year this week, some of Hypebot's top posts included the potential rescue of His Master's Voice by Buyvia, why Charlie Walk is, for some reason, still working in the industry, some important music business predictions for 2019, and more! HMV May Be Rescued From Bankruptcy By Buyvia No #TimesUp For Charlie Walk, Lands New Job Despite Misconduct Claims Because "His Wife Stayed With Him" 10 Music Industry Predictions For 2019 Spotify (SPOT) Stock To R...
Tags: Music, HMV, Music Business, Music Tech, Owen Davie, Hypebot, Charlie Walk, BuyVia


3 Free Apps Every DIY Rapper Should Be Using In 2019

While there are certainly a myriad of apps out there designed to help with music creation and promotion, not all of them are as beneficial as they claim. Here we look at three which do live up the hype which every DIY rapper should be using in 2019. _________________________________ In this recent post to MusicThinkTank, TJ Bear shares three free apps which are a must for independent rappers moving into 2019. "If you’re like me (or the old me) you’re listening to beats in one app and...
Tags: Music, App, Rap, Music Business, Music Think Tank, Apps & Mobile, Owen Davie, D.I.Y, Hip Hip, MusicThinkTank TJ Bear


Last Week In Music Commentary

This week in music commentary, we explored whether or not the Boston Symphony Orchestra is sexist, Facebook does its darndest to explain away giving Spotify and Netflix access to private messages, and one music journalist reveals how a single beat is killing Country music. The Boston Symphony Orchestra: Is It Sexist? Facebook Struggles To Explain Why It Gave Spotify, Netflix Access To Private Messages Spotify Responds To Facebook Private Data Controversy How One Beat...
Tags: Facebook, Spotify, Music, Netflix, Owen Davie, Boston Symphony Orchestra


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

We parsed out a variety of valuable tips this week, giving indie artists advice on how to jumpstart their careers in 2019, the ultimate guide to using Instagram Live, what we can learn from other successful indie bands, and more! Soundcloud Artist Services Team Offers 5 Tips To Jump-Start Your Music Career In 2019 Ultimate Guide To Instagram Live For Musicians The Marketing Genius Of Indie Artist Heart Attack Man and What It Can Teach Others Indie Artists, Streaming ...
Tags: Music, Music Business, Owen Davie, Mark Mulligan, D.I.Y


Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Avoid Open Mics • Hip-Hop Social Media • Write A Song • More

This week on MusicThinkTank, contributors shared articles on why you should really avoid open mics, how social media has made hip-hop about rapping again, how to write a song (from the best in the biz) and more! Jeremy Young | Why You Should Really Avoid Open Mics Martin Connor | Social Media Has Made Hip-Hop About Rapping Again – Not Creating Songs Dexter Bell | Discover How To Write A Song From The Best In The Biz Tom Hess | How To Reach Any Guitar Teac...
Tags: Music, Music Business, Music Think Tank, Owen Davie, MusicThinkTank, Jeremy Young, Martin Connor, Dexter Bell


REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

In this weekly look back at the past seven days of music business news, we revisit low-key corruption from lobbyists at the Grammys, Ed Sheeran's massive touring earnings in 2018, Tencent's IPO and what it says about music tech investments, plus more! $5K Gets You A Box At The Grammys With Two Congressmen Ed Sheeran Ranks Highest Grossing Touring Artist Tencent Music IPO Demonstrates Music Tech Investment Coming To Its Senses Post-Brexit, Foreign Musicians Can't Play...
Tags: Music, UK, Ed Sheeran, Tencent, Owen Davie


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

Some of the most often perused pieces from Hypebot this week covered a detailed look at one cellist's earnings from streaming, Spotify's ongoing stock woes, how a record label is about to surpass a personality as the biggest YouTube channel, and much, much more. Spotify To Rise 60% say 33 Top Analysts as Stock Hits New Low, Sheds $12B Value (NASDAQ:SPOT) A Record Label Is About To Overtake Personalities As Biggest YouTube Channel How Stereo Records Were Sold To A S...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Owen Davie, Hypebot, Lo Res Music YouTube


How Spotify Pre-Save Is Leading A Shift In Digital Music Marketing

Catering to your fanbase is a key part of successful music marketing, and Spotify's new pre-save option - which gives fans the option of adding as-yet unreleased music their library, allows artists to engage with their listeners early, and ensures listeners don't miss out on the latest tracks. _________________________________ In this recent post on MusicThinkTank, Annabel Youens looks at how Spotify's new pre-save feature is changing the digital music marketing game for artists and fan...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Owen Davie, Annabel Youens


This Week In Music Commentary

Commentators inside the music industry this week weighed in on why midsize cities will be the next major music hubs, why copyright law isn't so bad for creatives, how to effectively work with a record producer, and more. Placemakers: Why Midsize Cities Are the Next Music Hubs [Kyle Bylin] Copyright Flipped On Its Head: A Creators Perspective Kid Rock Saved Christmas, Paying Off All 350 Layaway Accounts At A Tennessee Walmart How To Work With A Record Producer: Reto P...
Tags: Music, Tennessee, Music Business, Live & Touring, Owen Davie, Kyle Bylin


Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Spotify Pre-Saves • Workout Music • Tribute Bands • More

This week on MusicThinkTank, contributors shared articles on how Spotify pre-save are changing digital music marketing, how music improves your workout, whether tribute bands are really legal, and more. Annabelle Youens | How Spotify Pre-Save Is Leading A Change In Digital Music Marketing Windy Stradley | 5 Unexpected Ways Music Improves Your Workout Gideon Waxman | Tribute Bands - Are They Legal? Jamie Leger | 8 Inner Game Tips For Modern Artist Developmen...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Music Think Tank, Owen Davie, MusicThinkTank, Daniel Matthews, D.I.Y, Annabelle Youens, Gideon Waxman, Jamie Leger


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

Our wisdom and advice for the scrappy music industry self-starters out there this week covers where to focus your promotion efforts, some simple but effective ways to engage with fans, why getting your metadata right is so important, and more. How To Decide Where To Promote Your Music Indie Label Market Bigger Than Ever And Continuing To Grow Art Of Asking: 5 Simple Ways To Engage Fans Music Metadata: Why You Need To Get It Right New Data: When, Where To Se...
Tags: Music, Facebook Pages, Music Business, Indie Labels, Owen Davie, D.I.Y


REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

In this roundup of the past week's music industry news, we revisit  the evolution of third party playlists and what they mean for streaming, Amber Grimes' move from Spotify to Capital, a judge's confirmation of a five million 'Blurred Lines' judgement against Robin Thicke, and more.   The Evolution Of 3rd Party Playlists Amber Grimes Exits Spotify For Major Role At Capital Records Judge Confirms $5M 'Blurred Lines' Judgement Against Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams ...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Grimes, Robin Thicke, Owen Davie, Capital Records, Pharrell Williams Trala Scores


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

The most popular articles from the pages of Hypebot this week explored why some Spotify users are becoming so disenchanted with the platform, Tencent's IPO situation, Mariah and Ariana's YouTube successes, and more! There's "Nothing Social Anymore About Spotify," Say Users Tencent Music IPO's At Reduced $12.3B Valuation This Week's YouTube Music Charts: Ariana Grande, Mariah Cary and More Sony Music Takes On Spotify, Launches Streaming Service In Japan 'Powered By Na...
Tags: Music, Japan, Tencent, Mariah, Music Business, Music Tech, Owen Davie, Hypebot, Ariana, Mariah Cary