Music Industry


Fans Favor Experiences Over Downloads

by Hypebot

 

Fans are more willing to spend more money on live music than digital downloads, according to a recent Nielsen Music 360 report.

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Big Teams: Building Your Indie Music Dream Team

By W Tyler Consulting

 

Here’s the thing about teams in the music industry..

A record label used to be the only way to record your work. Now it seems as if there are studios on every street corner, or you may even have one at home.

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Who Owns Your Music Publishing Rights and How Does the Money Get Split?

By The DIY Musician

Your music publishing rights and you

If you’re a songwriter, and you’ve not signed a deal with a music publishing company — you own your music publishing rights!

What are those rights exactly?

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3 Things Every Indie Artist Should Learn From Nielsen's 2014 Music Industry Report

By Sonicbids

This article originally appeared on Performer Magazine.

You've heard it from everyone from Bob Lefsetz to David Byrne: the music industry is dying.

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Do you need a manager to succeed in music ?

By Disc Makers

Finding a manager to direct your career and help you succeed in music may be the right answer, but it depends on where you are in your music career – and where you want to go.

Do music producers, artists, and bands need managers to succeed in music? Maybe, maybe not. It depends on where you are currently in your career. This question will come up sooner or later regardless of where you are.

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5 Ways to Influence Fans to Buy Physical Music

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3 ways to fund your next album

By The DIY Musician

In the past, the only way to get an album recorded was to have a record label throw money at you. The cost of recording was so high that many bands simply couldn’t afford it themselves. These days, things are a little different. The cost of recording equipment has gone down and the tools are out there to fund your own recordings if you have a plan. Here’s three different ways you can fund your recordings.

1. Crowdfunding

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5 Common Types of Music Publishing Deals All Songwriters Should Understand

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The Best Ways To Approach Record Labels

By Music Think Tank

So, you’re in a band and want to get signed. Welcome to a very large club! Unfortunately, most bands won’t get signed, but in this article we’re going to discuss how to give yourself the very best chance. 

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Music Business Strategies

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