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What’s the Difference Between a Single, EP, and LP?

What’s the Difference Between a Single, EP, and LP?

A single is a song that has been released, usually ahead of time, to promote an album in most cases. An EP stands for 'Extended Play' which is a half-length album released by a band or artist. An LP stands for 'Long Play' and it represents a full-length album. First of all, we can distinguish between physical and ...

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 ...

The Shocking Dangers of Our Everyday Listening Habits

The Shocking Dangers of Our Everyday Listening Habits

7 years ago my ears starting ringing and they haven't stopped since. Imagine never again hearing silence for the rest of your life. Your hearing is a lot more fragile than you might think. Make sure you protect it. The high-pitched sound that I am hearing is known as tinnitus. My symptoms are a result of ...

How Music Royalties Work (An Easy Guide)

How Music Royalties Work (An Easy Guide)

Collecting royalties is an important part of an musicians income. Whether you're a composer, a music producer, or a DJ, you should collect royalties to ensure that you're getting your fair share whenever a song is streamed, sold, or used in a TV commercial. Some creators tend to avoid music royalties because they ...

How to Start a Band the Right Way

How to Start a Band the Right Way

For anyone new to the idea of starting a band, it can be a pretty daunting task. From getting the right people and finding your sound, to arranging gigs, rehearsals, and managing everything, it can be pretty hard to know where to start. Playing a musical instrument is a great and fulfilling hobby, but it can get ...

10 Great Music Collaboration Websites and Apps (2022)

10 Great Music Collaboration Websites and Apps (2022)

2022 is continuing to be a difficult time for musicians. To make it easier, it's certainly worth exploring your options to collaborate online and tap into a vast network of musicians and producers. In the past, musicians were condemned to local band-mates and producers. This could be challenging, especially for those ...

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