Your Guide To The Music Industry
The 360 deal is one of the most common, and most misunderstood, contracts in the industry. Many hate it on sight, assuming that it’s designed to solely screw over the artist. However, it’s not the predatory contract that many assume it to be. Each case and application of this contract is different, and if it’s structured correctly and fairly, both the artist and the record company can walk away with a profit.
One of the biggest mysteries and struggles of the music industry is how to get paid. We all too often hear about the cliché starving artist criticism (especially from mom), but what about the artist that eats? How do musicians at the top of their game reap what they have sown? You are in the right place my friend.
You need an EPK. Think of it as a resume, with background information on the artist and music files to give bookers an idea of what to expect. An Electronic Press Kit is something a lot of artists skip making, but let me convince you why you should not be lazy this time.
As an artist, navigating the legal waters of contracts and agreements can seem daunting. We break down the four most important things to look out for with “work for hire” agreements and what to avoid.
Breaking into the music industry doesn’t always require mastery in music or decades of study. Truth be told, all it takes are the right connections, relationship savvy, or technical skills to make it in the music industry. And the best part? No prior experience required.
We’ve got the top ten indie music labels you need to know and submit your music too (as well as one you may not know about…). From UK to Los Angeles and everywhere in between, see where some of your favorite artists got their start.
Spotify is one of the most popular methods to publish and stream your music. But if this is your first time venturing into the artists’ backend of Spotify, let this be your first stop! Take a look at the top things you need to know about how to make it on the streaming platform.
Find out the key to why cover songs on YouTube, Spotify, and other platforms are still popular. We show you how to make money and expand your fanbase while still being inspired by your favorite hits and artists from the past, and best of all, do it all legally.
We know it can be tricky to break into the music industry, so we break the top five things that every artist needs to know about how to make it. From motivation to songwriting, get your feet wet with these top tips.
So, you wrote your song and you’re ready to share it with the world. But what should you do next? We look into the top five ways to make your song go viral and build up a fanbase.
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