Fans are more willing to spend more money on live music than digital downloads, according to a recent Nielsen Music 360 report.
The annual Nielsen Music 360 report is a comprehensive, in-depth study of consumer interaction with music in...Read more
As the recording industry continues to battle against the steady decline of physical album sales, and now steady decline in digital album sales, it can be difficult as an independent musician to determine the best path to take for long-term growth...Read more
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...Read more
Merch is something any musician can (and should!) use to drive revenue and spread awareness for their music. But there are definitely a lot of merch options, and it can be totally confusing and overwhelming to figure out which is best. To help you out, I’m going to go through them all and give you some...Read more
I spent months mixing my first album – I...Read more
Before you choose any of the tactics or methods in this guide to promote your music (This is an excerpt from The Definitive Guide on How to Promote Your Music found over on...Read more
What makes the best Crowdfunding videos the best, and how do you go about creating a cinematographic... Read more
Today over coffee, a musician friend of mine and I discussed the real value of having a loyal audience—how having a network of fans to turn to that have expressed interest in supporting you is one of the most valuable assets a band can have.
As we discussed...Read more
“My songwriting is like extending a hand to the audience.” Dave Grohl
Dave Grohl, arguably one of the best songwriters of his generation, highlights the importance of being able to connect your songs to your audience. The best songs, and the longest...Read more
The importance of having your own website as a musician
“Dear Talent Buyer,
I play in a brostep-polka band from Houston, Texas called Accordion Wobble. We’ll be touring through San Francisco between February 11-13 in...Read more