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9 Reasons Why People Hate Country Music So Much

9 Reasons Why People Hate Country Music So Much

Country music is one of the most controversial genres in music history. Plenty of people around the world express a disliking for country music and can't even tolerate listening to a single country song. Everybody has different reasons for not liking this cowboy-originated music. Today I am going to explain 9 of ...

How to Find a Music Producer (10 Tips)

How to Find a Music Producer (10 Tips)

Whether you are in a band, a solo artist, or like to do everything by yourself, sometimes it’s easy to lose perspective of your music. This is when a music producer can be your fairy godmother and elevate your music to the next level.  Also, as a musician, you have your strengths and your weaknesses. Having a ...

What is Selling Out in Music?

What is Selling Out in Music?

Selling Out involves putting integrity aside to gain monetary success. Selling out is when an artist chooses to change their musical style to please the audience rather than sticking with personal touches that made that person popular in the first place. If artists don't stay true to themselves then their music is no ...

Beatmaker vs Producer – What are the Differences?

Beatmaker vs Producer – What are the Differences?

Beatmakers are people that create song arrangements and rhythmic parts of music within hip-hop and rap genres. The term music producer is much broader and can span all types of musical genres. Beat Makers are also usually more concerned with creating the rhythmic parts of songs, and as such, they may often sell ...

“I Do Not Own the Rights to This Music”

“I Do Not Own the Rights to This Music”

Writing “I Do Not Own the Rights to This Music” in the description of a Youtube video, social media post, or any other place online is not a valid way to get out of copyright infringement. If you want to use copyrighted music in your work, content, or projects, then you need permission to use the music. You can ...

How Much Do Music Producers Make?

How Much Do Music Producers Make?

Making the switch to producing music as a thing you love and do just for kicks to something that is your career, is always nerve-wracking. Like any other creative field, you are essentially a freelancer or someone who is running their own business. Money is an important factor. Have you ever wondered how much music ...

20 Things You Need To Know To Start Your Music Career

20 Things You Need To Know To Start Your Music Career

Building a career in music can be an exciting prospect. You can make a living from something you’re passionate about. However, it certainly requires plenty of dedication, hard work, and determination. These are 20 essential things to keep in mind if you’re getting serious about a career in music. 1. Set Clear ...

Music Industry Statistics and Facts for 2022

Music Industry Statistics and Facts for 2022

This is a list of some of the most important facts and statistics about the music industry. We update this list regularly to stay up to date with current trends. The data in this article highlights the major changes that the music industry is going through. Music Industry Statistics According to IFPI's global ...

11 Reasons Why Pop Music Sucks

11 Reasons Why Pop Music Sucks

While Pop is one of the most popular music genres, it is also one of the more bashed genres out there. Due to reduced attention spans and corporate music labels, Pop songs have fallen into a monotonous form of music with the same song structures and melodies. Why does so much modern pop music sound so re-hashed, ...

Hidden Tracks (What Are They, What’s the Point of Them?)

Hidden Tracks (What Are They, What’s the Point of Them?)

A hidden track (or secret track) is a song placed on an album, EP, or single, which is recorded in such a way that the average listener would not notice them. A hidden track is often placed after a large gap of silence after the last song on the release. Hidden tracks are not very commonplace these days due to the ...

What is a B-Side in Music?

What is a B-Side in Music?

The B-side is a secondary recording that gets less attention than the main music releases of an artist (which are referred to as the A-Side tracks). The term B-side originated from its use in vinyl records. The listener would need to physically flip around the record to the opposite side to listen to the remaining ...

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