Music Industry & Promotion
Is Music Piracy Still a Problem in 2019?

Is Music Piracy Still a Problem in 2019?

The music industry has gone through an unbelievable amount of changes throughout the last decade. Everything shifts so quickly that it is hard to keep up to date with trends. We see new acts becoming popular overnight, digital stores suddenly shutting down, new tools to consume music coming to life, all in a very ...

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 ...

Instrumentalists vs Musicians – What’s the difference?

Instrumentalists vs Musicians – What’s the difference?

Instrumentalists and musicians – these two terms are used so frequently, but most of us don't know the difference. These words are often used interchangeability, but I feel that they are not the same thing. They are also not mutually exclusive. Someone can be a musician and instrumentalist at the same time. What’s ...

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 ...

10 Ways To Promote Your Music

10 Ways To Promote Your Music

Musicians may feel lost in the new industry of streaming, file sharing, and social networks. However the rapid technological progress has actually provided artists with many more outlets to promote their music and connect with fans. Besides common ways of promotion like live performances and collaborations, there ...

How to Start a Band Mailing List – Quick Start Guide

How to Start a Band Mailing List – Quick Start Guide

An email list is one of your most vital tools to promote your music and interact with fans. Unlike social media, YOU control your email list. If you haven't started building an email list, then start now. Some may view emails as an old form of communication, but they are actually still one of the most vital ways ...

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