Music Industry & Promotion
20 Ways to Make Money as a Music Producer

20 Ways to Make Money as a Music Producer

To live your passion and ultimately turn it into a profession with a steady source of income is almost every artist’s dream. The music production industry has become an evolved field with so many financial stream options available to approach as a music producer. Although it takes a lot of work and creativity, the ...

DJs vs Producers (Differences, Famous Artists)
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DJs vs Producers (Differences, Famous Artists)

The roles of DJ and Music Producer are very different. A producer creates tracks, while a DJ usually plays full tracks to audiences. However, the lines can get blurred and people can do both to different degrees, which is what we're going to explain this article. In this article we're going to explain: What is ...

How To Get On Spotify Playlists

How To Get On Spotify Playlists

Spotify has exponentially grown over the last decade, becoming the number one place for people to enjoy their favorite songs. Claiming to serve over 100 million users, Spotify is a streaming giant. While a few celebrity musicians have chosen to either withdraw or not place their music on the Swedish famous ...

The Pros & Cons of SubmitHub – An Honest Review

The Pros & Cons of SubmitHub – An Honest Review

SubmitHub.com is an online service that acts as a link between musicians and bloggers/playlisters/labels/radio stations. It might sound like a win/win situation, but the platform comes with many pros and cons. SubmitHub started as a way of streamlining communication between musicians and people with influence in ...

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 Become a Professional Songwriter

How to Become a Professional Songwriter

First of all, let's get clear about a crucial point: there is no ready-made formula or recipe to become a successful songwriter. By successful, I mean able to make a living out of the craft of songwriting. You don't have to make millions and hit the charts. When you can pay the bills and feed your family without ...

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 stream 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 ...

Are Phones Ruining Concerts?

Are Phones Ruining Concerts?

Smartphones are now part of our everyday life. It gets more and more challenging to spend time without compulsively check our notifications or without taking pictures of what we are eating or of the place we are visiting. When it comes to concerts, it is hard to fight the temptation of taking pictures and videos of ...

7 of the Biggest Problems with the Music Industry?

7 of the Biggest Problems with the Music Industry?

The music industry has radically changed in the last couple of decades. The Internet revolution has transformed the way we create and consume music. It has built new hierarchies and power balances, stealing the control once owned by major record labels and giving it to the consumer. This shift isn’t unique to the ...

The Loudness War Explained

The Loudness War Explained

If you ever thought that contemporary records sound much louder than the older ones, you are not mistaken at all! The trend of increasing the amplitude of a track is what is called the loudness war. While this tendency was already in use during the mastering process of 7'' singles in the 1940s, it became almost ...

Why Are Nickelback Hated So Much?

Why Are Nickelback Hated So Much?

We all have a friend who digs Nickelback. And we all have a friend who hates them. This is especially true for people growing up in the Nineties, likely to organize their first house parties in the early 2000s. Nickelback tracks, back then, were a must in any playlist, and often caused issues among party-goers. ...

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