By Disc Makers
What do you do when you can’t remember how to write a song? Here are tips from experienced songwriters to help you overcome writer’s block.
Iconic songs come in all shapes and flavors: from Kermit the Frog’s plaintive rendition of “The Rainbow...Read more
Facebook pages seem to be less and less useful these days for promoting music, especially when we’re talking about your average independent band that doesn’t want to drop a bunch of cash just to reach fans that have already liked their page.
But one aspect of a Facebook...Read more
We’re halfway through the year. If you haven’t been paying attention to the following ideas, it’s time to start.
1. Stop trying to do everything yourself
Think of your career like your social life...Read more
Whether you’re an independent artist or signed to an independent label, you’re sure to have a lot on your plate already. Between booking shows, debating merch, planning your next big marketing move, juggling social media-insanity, oh yeah, and writing new material, the last thing you want to...Read more
Anyone that’s serious about marketing music has noticed that Soundcloud has changed.
Just over a year ago they introduced their brand new user interface to the public, still largely in beta mode. ...Read more
If you’re a performer and songwriter, of course you want to record and perform your own songs…
But you might be missing out on a very effective and easy way to take your music career to the next level: Cover songs!
Twitter's own efforts in music haven't taken off but lots of music discussion and sharing happens on Twitter. So it makes sense that Billboard and Twitter would collaborate on charts to gauge shares and discussions of songs. But the concepts of sharing and discussing have been watered down by social media to...Read more
Whats Ahead For Artists, Labels, and Fans: Industry Insider Jeff Rabhan Predicts the Future of Music
Let’s get out our tarot cards.
As fun and entertaining as reading the future can be, it can actually help artists draw a roadmap for themselves as they plan the next years of their career. These predictions, though, are not conjured up by reading tea leaves. Much...Read more
Okay, let’s be honest, most of us have felt that nervous energy coursing through us as we step onstage. Some of us have been completely overwhelmed by it. Our hands...Read more
Few things in the music industry are more romanticized than the image of the battle-tested road warrior. The old rock and roll narrative suggests that being a musician means going out on tour for months at a time, hitting any and every market along the way.