Is TIKTOK really worth it for musicians?

There has been a lot of contemplation as to whether TikTok is worth it for musicians. Before I offer my opinion though, and present some evidence, let me first define what “worth it” means. When we say something is “worth it”, it offers greater value than whatever you’ve sacrificed, spent, or offered up just to […]

7 ways to personalize your custom t-shirt packaging

We like designing and printing really creative custom t-shirts but nothing makes our hearts more giddy than a well thought out t-shirt and t-shirt packaging. If the t-shirt matches the packaging to a T, we find ourselves smiling…because this means there’s still hope for humanity. That good design for things as simple as a t-shirt […]

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 […]

Biggest List Of Music Recording Studios In The USA (Part 2)

We compiled over 500 music recording studios in the USA just for you. If you want the full list beautifully compiled in a spreadsheet, like our Facebook page and send us a message with a subject line “I want the big list.” You’re welcome! D.M. Gremlin Productions http://www.dm-gremlin.com/ [email protected] (866) 334-4364 https://www.facebook.com/DMGremlinStudios/ 6053 Atlantic Ave Long Beach, […]

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 […]

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11 Things No Artist Should Live Without

Whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been around for decades, there are essentials that you should not live without especially if you want your career to progress (who doesn’t?). As they say, artists cannot live with talent alone.  You need to be able to sell yourself to all the people you meet may it […]

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7 DVD Demo Reel Packaging You’d Be Proud to Give Away

You’ll never get a second chance to make a first impression that is why your demo reel should not only be really good, your DVD should be housed in a really attractive case, too. Who would want to watch your reel if your DVD packaging is boring? As a filmmaker, this is your number one […]