It’s funny how fast the music industry changes these days. A year ago many people would have claimed that crowdfunding was the future of the music business, but as many independent acts have...Read more
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by Cari Cole
So you’re off to the recording studio to record your next record? Are you ready to ramp up your vocals? I’m going to say something that might come as a surprise to you (and forgive me to those this is not true about) but did you know that most producers are not experts when it comes to vocals?... Read more
Imagine this scenario: You’ve just submitted your EPK for an amazing gig. After reviewing your submission, it turns out that the promoter loves your music and reaches out to book you for the show.
Sweet – you’ve officially scored the gig, so nothing can stop you now,...Read more
In my guide “How to Book My Band” I outline steps you can take to get gigs for your band. I also talk about how to plan and pull off a great performance.
In this article I’d like to discuss what you should do...Read more
If you’ve seen Easy A, you probably remember the scene where Emma Stone receives a card that plays Natasha Bedingfield’s “Pocketful of Sunshine” and how Stone’s character hates the song – at first. Flash forward to a few days later, and she can’t stop singing it.
Recording takes a lot of time. It takes a lot of patience. And, for some, it can cost a lot of money. While some artists may spend thousands in studio time before hitting on a tune that sticks, others prefer to gain popularity before spending that sort of money. Today’s technology, mixed with an understanding of acoustics and engineering, can...Read more
By Dotted Music
As we all know that a musician’s life is much busier than other professionals. Like they badly engage with booking, event tours, songwriting, snapping Instagram photos, practicing ’til 11 pm or even late night, so obliviously it’s very hard to keep all things in mind and take care of the basics of social...Read more
Obtaining press as an independent musician can be tough to tackle right off the bat, especially if you're not immersed in ...Read more
When it comes to the online world, having an email list signup feature is one of the most important things a website can have. While having a lead magnet such as a free giveaway (e.g. free song, ebook, etc.) is an excellent way to attract people into subscribing to your newsletter, there are a...Read more