Music Industry Advice
What Does a Music Supervisor Do?

What Does a Music Supervisor Do?

Think about your favorite movie, with all those quirky characters you love, the plot twists that still keep you on the edge of your seat, or the beautiful scenes, masterly curated in every detail. Now, think about that same movie but without a soundtrack. Are those quirky characters, plot twists, and beautiful scenes ...

How Much Should I Charge for a Gig?

How Much Should I Charge for a Gig?

You have trained hard to play your instrument like a pro or belt out your tunes with confidence. You may have started a band or you may be a solo artist. No matter the scenario: you are ready to play live. To find your first gigs, you will start locally. You will visit your favorite bars and pubs and ask their ...

Should You Join a Musicians’ Union?

Should You Join a Musicians’ Union?

The freelance and diverse nature of our job makes it quite hard, and sometimes confusing, to deal with all the admin and legal aspects of it. Many musicians, especially the young ones who are just starting a career in the business, often overlook aspects such as salary standards, pension schemes, insurance, or ...

How Music Royalties Work

How Music Royalties Work

Playing a musical instrument often opens many different paths. While some players decide to play only cover songs, others try to create their own original music. It’s good to know that every single verse or chorus you create should be registered and protected by copyright. This will prevent other musicians from ...

How to Start a Band the Right Way

How to Start a Band the Right Way

Playing a musical instrument is a great and fulfilling hobby, but it can get even better if you play with other musicians. The most logical way to do that is to join or start a band. Your strategy will depend on your own playing experience and the goal you want to accomplish. Some people will play just for fun and ...

10 Great Music Collaboration Websites and Apps

10 Great Music Collaboration Websites and Apps

2021 is proving to be a very difficult time for musicians. If you're stuck at home due to the current global events, then there's no better time to collaborate online and tap into a vast network of musicians and producers. There is probably no better way to speed up your career than using a website where you can ...

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