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10 Fundamentals For Getting Along In Today’s Music Business

Music business fundamentals

So much has changed in the music industry over the last few years that affect an artist’s ability to be successful. Some of it is brand new and a result of the technology we use, while some of it is good common sense that’s been used over and over during the past decades of the […]

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Sony Music Folds RED Distribution Into The Orchard

The Orchard

Sometimes consolidation is a good thing, and that certainly looks like the case with Sony Music folding its RED distribution into its Orchard operation. The move is being made in the name of efficiency, and no jobs will be lost in the transition, which is unusual. This is actually happening on a worldwide basis as […]

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Singer/Songwriter And Tech Maven Beatie Wolfe On My Latest Inner Circle Podcast

Beatie Wolfe in Nokia Bell Labs Anechoic Chamber by Theo Watson (23)

Beatie Wolfe is an excellent singer/songwriter with 3 albums and an EP under her belt, but she’s also on the cutting edge of tech and how it’s incorporated into the musical experience. Beatie’s first album 8ight featured a unique 3D interactive album, her Montegu Square album featured a one-off musical jacket and the world’s first […]

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Arianna Grande’s Manchester Benefit Concert – It’s The Right Thing To Do

Arianna Grande

There was a time when music artists led the charge for social awareness, eschewing commercialism in favor of some greater public good. “Selling out,” was about the worst thing you could do during those days, and a quick way to become ostracized not only from fellow musicians, but a large portion of the music consuming public […]

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Music Industry News Roundup For The Week Of 6/2/17

Music Industry News Roundup

Here’s the Music Industry News Roundup for the week ending on June 2nd, 2017. This week isn’t so much about blockbuster news as it is about trends in the industry, especially streaming. I’m not so sure that all the trends are in the right direction, though. Let’s get into it. Drake beat a copyright infringement lawsuit. This is […]

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June 1, 2017

Does Your Website Contain A Gig Magnet?

Gig magnet

If you’re an artist or band, hopefully you have a website. If you do, you’re probably wondering if it actually helps you to get gigs. By itself, a good artist website can be an excellent introduction to any promoters checking you out, but there’s one section that’s more important than all others that’s usually overlooked […]

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