7 modern poster ideas for bands

Posters are great as a standalone merch item, a packaging for your CD, or as an add-on to your album. When they’re done right, they’re a good promo item and fans would want to collect them, too. To help you decide on the concept and design of your poster, here are seven contemporary poster ideas […]

5 merch mistakes first-timers make and how to avoid them

Music is NOT the only important element in the success of any musician. The path to a successful music career is a long and winding road that will wear you and your wallet down. Thankfully, with band merch releases, a lot of musicians get by (and even earn big bucks from it so long as […]

10 top-selling vinyl albums by women

Even if the music industry—or most industries for that matter—is saturated by male talents, women are striving to show that they are worth their spot on it. And they have proven just that! Here are 10 top selling albums made by women on the most popular physical format in these times, vinyl records. #10. MITSKI […]

7 freebies you can add to your album release

Physical albums can seem expensive for fans to spend on, most especially when they can just listen to them on Spotify. But if you add some freebies to your vinyl, cassette, or CD, they’d think they’re getting more bang for their buck. Entice your fans to buy your physical album by giving them something really […]

20 vinyl record soundtrack of famous classic films

If you love vinyl record soundtracks and you love classic films, this list is for you! In order to be able to call a film a great, it definitely should have a good soundtrack. Film is, after all—or should be, an AUDIO-visual experience. The soundtrack helps set the mood, helps the audience understand the feelings of the […]

New LGBTQIA artists to listen to for Pride Month

Well how about that. It’s June already! And you know what this month is all about? It’s Pride Month, baby! And what better way to celebrate it as a music fan than to give some support to up-and-coming LGBTQIA+ artists. Surely, it’s cool to listen to them all year round, but this month, let’s give […]

Top 10 best starter merchandise for indie bands

Merchandise is a must for musicians—always been. Releasing albums, EPs, and singles, may that be digitally or physically, isn’t likely enough to supplement the musicians personal and professional needs. We could always have more. Thanks to band merch, musicians and artists can still fund their musical journey. That’s not all, though. It also helps in […]

Five major reasons why vinyl is making a comeback

In this article, we will give you Five major reasons why vinyl is making a comeback. Vinyl was dethroned by CDs in the 1980’s. There was a visible decline in vinyl sales between the years 1988-1991. Though collectors and audiophiles were the only ones left who bought this format, they stayed loyal which built that […]

Top 10 reasons why you’re not making money as an independent creator

Everyone’s an independent content creator these days. But of course, not everyone succeeds, and definitely not everyone is earning money from their content…not even if they’re really talented. If you’re nodding your head in agreement, well then, maybe you’re doing things wrong. Let us help you identify them and give you a tip on a remedy […]

Vinyl boom

Last March 15, Technavio released their newest market research report which is related to vinyl records. The market research report is titled Vinyl Records by Product and Geography – Forecast and Analysis 2021-2025. The report shows the numbers post-COVID 19 which makes this very valuable. Inside the report are insights and information on how the […]