List of Recording Studios Still Open During the Pandemic

The pandemic has brought a halt to concerts and album releases. But now that we’re already in the last stretch of this nightmare, it’s time we go back to the grind and make music again! If you’re looking for a recording studio that’s open and running and with really well-implemented COVID safety protocols, check out […]

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, […]

Biggest List of Music Recording Studios in the USA (Part 1)

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! 17 Hertz Studio http://17hertz.com/ [email protected] (310) 331-8818 https://www.facebook.com/17HertzLA/ 5253 Lankershim Blvd […]

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 […]

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Are people still buying CDs?

If you’re a musician about to release an album, I’m sure you’re wondering if you really should still make CDs when fewer and fewer people are buying CDs. For the first time in history, global revenue from music downloads and subscriptions has overtaken sales of physical formats. Digital revenue grew nearly 7 percent to $6.85 […]

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Indie VS Major Record Label: The Major Differences

What truly sets the indie record label apart from the major record label? Here’s a list of differences from money, creative control, to focus. DEFINITION Record label artist: You are signed with the big companies which include: Universal, Sony-BMG, and Warner. Record labels are global in scale and are under the control of a corporate umbrella organization. […]

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10 Album-Merch Bundles That We Love

The best way to sell band merch is to have album-merch bundles  (bundling custom t-shirts and other custom band merch items with a CD or vinyl) at a lower price. Album-Merch bundles do not only make them seem more affordable, but it also makes the buyer feel like a hardcore fan. That way, every item […]

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Marketing Psychology Basics and How You Can Use Them

If you’re a musician (or any artist), you’re likely not that knowledgable in marketing or marketing psychology- unless that’s your day job. But today, it is a must for artists to do everything on their own including promoting your band page in Social Media, writing newsletters, designing merch…the whole shebang.  Before you do a thousand […]

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Music A&R Reps and How to Approach Them

Whether you want to be signed to a big record label or a more modest but equally awesome indie label, you gotta learn how to approach music A&R reps. These guys have been getting flocks of demo reels and e-mails a day that you really have to know how to sell yourself. Here are some […]

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Music Publicity: Should You DIY or Hire Company?

You can be the greatest musician ever born but if you don’t have good music publicity, how would the world know? You need a strong force that can help you get your music out there especially today that it’s hard to stand out from the clutter. Here are some of the pros and cons of […]