Music Industry & Promotion
10 Reasons Why Pop Music Sucks

10 Reasons Why Pop Music Sucks

Why does so much modern pop music sound so re-hashed, boring, and lacking in creativity? To put the question more bluntly, why does modern pop music suck? We’re not here to take a dig at an entire genre. It would be ridiculous to deride Pop music (or any music) as an entire genre, and of course there are artists that ...

Should You Be a Solo Artist or Band Member?

Should You Be a Solo Artist or Band Member?

At some point, many musicians confront the choice of going solo or being a part of a group or band. This may sound like a subtle choice but this fundamental decision will dictate various aspects of your musical journey. A solo artist keeps creative control and doesn't have to share the spotlight with anyone. They ...

10 of the Best Podcasts for Musicians

10 of the Best Podcasts for Musicians

This is a list of some of the best podcasts for musicians. On this list, you’ll find several different types of podcasts, from those concerning the music industry to ones focused on composing and song recording to interviews with great musicians. One thing is sure, you’re bound to love at least one podcast form ...

The Top 10 Genres in the Music Industry

The Top 10 Genres in the Music Industry

Music is a vast realm. There are countless genres, sub-genres, and styles, from World Music to Rap, from Rock to Jazz. On the one hand, the list could be extremely long. On the other hand, not all genres are as popular and as successful. As a result, the music industry, or the music market, surely favors some of ...

12 Opportunities for Musicians to Make Money Online

12 Opportunities for Musicians to Make Money Online

We’ve all heard that saying, “If it was easy, everyone would be doing it.” That certainly applies to making a living as a musician. And when it comes to virtual opportunities for musicians, it's hard to know the real opportunities from the scams. That being said, there are a lot of legit ways to make money with ...

Music Managers – Everything You Need to Know

Music Managers – Everything You Need to Know

Music management is a difficult job to pursue, although it can be very rewarding for those that are successful. It is a job that requires experience, creativity, and hustling. Musicians get to enjoy all the spotlight while their managers take care of important work behind the scenes. Yet, there are a few who ...

The 8 Biggest Mistakes that Music Teachers Make

The 8 Biggest Mistakes that Music Teachers Make

Being a music teacher is a tough job. There are so many aspects to balance, so many topics and techniques to be covered, and so little time to get to know your students. It is no wonder many music teachers end up collecting a few mistakes that could harm themselves or their career, their student's learning process, ...

20 Ways to Make Money as a Music Producer

20 Ways to Make Money as a Music Producer

To live your passion and ultimately turn it into a profession with a steady source of income is almost every artist’s dream. The music production industry has become an evolved field with so many financial stream options available to approach as a music producer. Although it takes a lot of work and creativity, the ...