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“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 ...

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 ...

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 have ...

10 Reasons Why You’re Going to Fail as a Musician

10 Reasons Why You’re Going to Fail as a Musician

We're going to dish out a bit of tough love with this post. We need to discuss the 10 reasons why you're going to fail to be a great musician. We will define success based on the commonly held view of what it takes to make it in music. This can be anything from getting a large following to being on a big stage of a ...

How to Get Sponsored as a Musician

How to Get Sponsored as a Musician

Obtaining a sponsorship can be an effective way to enhance both your income and your visibility as an independent musician. It can either turn into a whole new income source or into a way to find the capital you need for your next project. It can be a powerful advertising tool or an efficacious way to communicate the ...

Overcome Stage Fright with 10 Simple Tricks

Overcome Stage Fright with 10 Simple Tricks

No matter if you're a beginner singer or a seasoned guitar player, chances are you might experience a nervous feeling before getting on stage. Your legs are wobbly, your mouth is dry, you probably feel sick or dizzy. Even if you don't have any physical symptoms, you can still feel worried, timid, tired, anxious. These ...

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