10 Ways COVID Has Changed the Music Industry

Without a doubt, Covid has been affecting our everyday life, and there is no denying that it also has greatly affected the music industry. I mean… Damn, don’t we all miss concerts? There aren’t even music in cafes anymore because they’re all closed! But as they all say…the show must go on. Or the music […]

19 Do’s and Don’ts When Releasing Your Very First Vinyl Record

Every artist you know has released at least one album on vinyl and that’s because it wasn’t just a fad or a glitch in the system…VINYL IS SO DARN BACK. It’s actually not hot news. Vinyl made its comeback in 2006 and last year, despite of or exactly because of the pandemic, vinyl has officially […]

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6 Simple Steps to Create a Custom Cassette Mixtape

A custom cassette mixtape can be whatever you want it to be A new limited-run album or EP, a live album, your remixes of Barry Manilow songs…if that’s what you’re into. More and more bands and artists are releasing on cassettes again. The format doubled in popularity last year. If you’re not involved, you’re missing […]

5 Incredible Ideas for Custom Mixtapes – Amazing For Valentine’s Day, Birthdays, and Your Fans Anniversaries!

The best bands and artists are harnessing the power of retro! Mixtapes are back… No, they’re not just something you gave to your first ever girlfriend all those years ago, custom cassette tapes are an amazing way for musicians to release collections of music like rareities, or romantic tunes for Valentine’s day. Music fans could […]

8 ways to promote your band in 2021

Being a musician doesn’t just start and end with music, you gotta do 100 other things like making band merch and promoting your band. Knowing how to promote your band is simply a must if you want a career in music. Otherwise, you’d be gone into oblivion. Even the most talented musician would not survive […]

Is Distrokid better than TuneCore?

TuneCore has been in operation for 15 years now and is one of the most established digital music distributors in the industry. Distrokid, on the other hand, is the new kid on the block. It is relatively younger because they were only established seven years ago, in 2013 but despite this, Distrokid proved that being […]

YOU DON’T NEED A LOT- Why a Few Super Fans is All You Really Need

Musicians are an ambitious bunch. It’s not that you want to be as rich and powerful as Bezos (although that won’t hurt), but generally, musicians just have this very simple wish: that everyone in the world would to listen to their music…and you know, touch people and make a difference in the world, and…well yeah, […]

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What Musicians Can (and Should) Do Right Now

I’m calling it! This COVID- 19 shift is a wake up call to all of us. As musicians and entrepreneurs, we have to embrace this new reality…and we have to embrace it fast! We’ve had enough rest, folks. Time to get back in the saddle. Make baby steps if you must because we still have […]