Music Industry
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 ...

“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 ...

10 Tips to Improve Your Stage Presence for ALL Musicians

10 Tips to Improve Your Stage Presence for ALL Musicians

Stage presence is an essential part of being a well-rounded musician. Unlike a recording where the audience will only hear you, in a live performance you will be judged by both their eyes and ears. A natural and smooth stage act will supercharge your performance and ensure that your fans look forward to following ...

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

A music manager is a person who manages the business aspects of an artist. A manager must have excellent organizational skills and keep the artist on track to achieving success. It is a job that requires experience, creativity, and hustling. Musicians get to enjoy all the spotlight while their managers take care ...

Starving Artists (Tips, Problems, How to Stop Being One)

Starving Artists (Tips, Problems, How to Stop Being One)

A "starving artist" is an individual who gives up their material well-being and financial security in order to pursue an artistic career. Music is a competitive field in which most people give up because of the stress and let-downs they experience. Artists have historically struggled with their finances, social ...

10 Reasons Why Musicians Fail

10 Reasons Why Musicians Fail

It's difficult for artists to break into the music business, and unfortunately most of them fail because it's an extremely competitive market. We'll go over ten reasons why musicians fail. 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 ...

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 ...

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