It’s 2023—Do musicians really need managers nowadays?

Many successful artists today do not have managers. But should you follow their path? One example of an artist who’s doing the manager-free route is Canadian rapper Tom McDonald (our client). He does everything all by himself. No manager, no label, and ran everything…including his merch store! He’s very creative and by the time we […]

20 of the coolest vinyl records that were nominated for grammy’s best record package

With each passing year, vinyl records have been gaining more and more audiences. Musicians have added more and more vinyl versions every music release which hints at the state of the vinyl record market. With an increase in vinyl record supply, artists have begun doing more creative stuff for their own. They customized their vinyl […]

14 affordable merch ideas that actually rake in money

Merch has always been a good source of money for artists so it’s always a good idea to sell some if you’re a musician. But you can’t just pick any merch. You gotta be strategic. You see, some merch items rake in more money than others. And what’s interesting is that these merch items are […]

5 things that make a merch stand out

Releasing music merch is a MUST, and we know it. But it can be a little bit harder to convince people to buy your stuff if you’re literally selling the same items. So what are we supposed to do then? Sell UNIQUE merch items, of course! HOWEVER, they can be a little risky. Given the fact […]

Music Merch: 10 of the most awesome hoodies by famous artists

Rain or shine, summer or winter, custom hoodies will never go out of style. It will always be in season, making it a perfect merch item to add to any merch release at any time of the year. In this article, we’ll be listing down 10 awesome merch hoodies that musicians have released so far. […]

Why AI is not (yet) a threat to musicians—7 reasons nothing beats the real thing!

I’m sure we all have heard about AI-generated music and AI-generated art (there’s one that even won an award!). And while it’s a cool thing if you don’t have a career in music, it certainly is not if you’re a musician. It’s insulting and more than that—scary. Well, I’m here to give you some comfort. AI […]

Films & TV series with OSTs on cassette tapes

Cassette tapes have been easing back into the music scene for a while now. A lot of music releases in 2022 included cassette tapes as a physical version and oh yes, they had sales from it. Another sign that these cassette tapes are gaining more audience is the fact that films and TV series have […]

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10 indie film merch items you should sell to your fans in 2023

Just like Hollywood films, indie films need a lot of promotion nowadays, and one way to do this is through movie merch. But here’s the thing— you gotta stand out so it’s worth it! Since there is already a lot of merch released to market popular films, it can be hard to think of something […]

Music Marketing: How to do Social Media in 2023

Social media is now our morning newspaper so if you want to make it big in music, you gotta do social media music marketing right. If you want news about you or about your music to reach the front page, in this case people’s feeds or timelines, you will have to do some posting! But […]