Indie Music Marketing: LIVECHAT to Develop Intimate Connection with Fans
The internet may be cursed by some musicians for ‘stealing’ a big chunk of their revenue due to illegal downloads and easy access to their music but the internet also provides musicians a bigger venue to gain more followers. If you a new indie musician, you may be surprised that you can get a lot […]
Music Marketing: 20 things we can learn from kpop groups
K-pop has been penetrating the West and the rest of the world for years now. They’ve come to a point where they get to perform and get nominated in big Western award shows like the Grammy Awards with BTS, and the MTV VMAs, with Blackpink. I’m sure you’re wondering how they did it, right? Because […]
7 Things to consider when marketing your music in 2022
Being in the music industry leaves you no choice but to market your music. Marketing is not an option here. It’s a must. So if you are not up for the marketing part of your dreams as a successful musician, then you have to leave it behind. But if you’re here to stay, then you […]
It’s 2022…what is this CD revival that they’re talking about?
Just when we’re sure that the CD is dead—as more people are opting for streaming and vinyl in recent years—we now see it coming back again in 2022! CD sales has risen for the first time in almost two decades! That small increase is making us hopeful. Without data, we can only guess why there’s […]
NFT Albums—Pros and Cons and The Artists That Released Them
Welcome to the 21st century, where music is being sold and consumed in a million different ways. The newest trend is NFT Albums, and it’s something many people love to hate, and probably for a reason. But first…what is NFT? It stands for Non-Fungible Token. That doesn’t make it any clearer, does it? Before I […]
20 Tips on How to Impress A&R Reps in 2022
A&R Reps are the people musicians should be trying to impress. They’re the ones who can launch careers! Let’s face it. It’s not easy to start a career in music without the help of the “big guys”…even if you’re the most talented person on earth. “It’s who you know”, amirite? Sure, it’d be great if […]
HORROR SOUNDTRACK VINYL RECORDS WITH THE CATCHIEST DESIGNS
Music plays a very crucial role in horror movies as they create the mood and atmosphere. That is why filmmakers really take their time in finding the best score for their masterpieces. Take for example Dario Argento and the soundtrack for his classic Deep Red (Profondo Rosso). He approached Pink Floyd but when he got […]
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 […]
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 […]
Practical Tips on Balancing Your Music Career with Everything Else
“Is it possible to raise a family well, maintain a high-paying job and have a career in music?” “Of course!” says many struggling juggling artists. But it is not for the weak. It means less sleep, less time with the kids and a lot of HARD WORK. It means knowing which ball to catch and […]