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Thursday August 4, 2016. 10:00 AM
Enrolling yourself in a prestigious music school is not as simple as it sounds since you have to pass a difficult audition at the first place. And in order to pass the audition you have to have that hunger for learning music as you need to prepare a lot for it. In fact,...
Wednesday August 3, 2016. 10:00 AM
Editor’s Note: This infographic is intended to visualize the recent decisions made by the Department of Justice for the Consent Decrees. For more information on these decisions and how they could impact songwriters, please check out our post, “5 Things Songwriters Need to...
Tuesday August 2, 2016. 10:00 AM
This post was written by Joy Ike ​and originally appeared on the Bandzoogle Blog.​ If you ask any full-time artist, they’ll probably admit that their daily schedule is an ever-changing, overwhelming wild beast that can’t be tamed. As someone who has been living as a...
Monday August 1, 2016. 01:00 PM
People always talk about football being America’s pastime, but I still think that title should go to beer, which is also the rest of the world’s pastime. In fact, half of the reason that America’s pastime is football is because watching it often involves drinking beer. It’s...
Saturday July 30, 2016. 09:00 AM
Nick Gross | 3 Tips For Expanding Your Career Beyond Music Paul Corsi | Maintain Media Relationships Between Releases Brian Penick | 5 Things Songwriters Need To Know About The Consent Decree Lol Smurfs | Why Video Game Music Should Be Taken Seriously Tony Guidry | In...
Friday July 29, 2016. 10:00 AM
Limiting your options to being only a musician is like saying you’re only going to try one instrument. The journey is the destination, and most successful musicians ended up where they are not because of their musical abilities but because of their abilities to venture into o...
Thursday July 28, 2016. 11:49 AM
Are you frustrated because all the music bloggers who loved your last record seem to care less about the new one you’re releasing? After repeated attempts to contact the writer, you can’t seem to get a response no matter how hard you try. Here’s the cold, hard truth: Your...
Wednesday July 27, 2016. 01:00 PM
(Originally taken from the Soundstr Blog)  What is the Consent Decree, and why are people talking (and so upset!) about it? While the music industry can seem glamorous, it does have its “unsexy” parts just like any other business sector. For songwriters, one of the least...
Tuesday July 26, 2016. 01:00 PM
If you’ve ever thought of video game music then Super Mario or Tetris probably sprang to mind. Both are catchy theme tunes made for video games, but would people take them seriously if they were released as singles? Probably not. Luckily those 8 bit days are gone and video...
Monday July 25, 2016. 01:00 PM
BuzzAngle’s midyear report on the music industry was released last month, revealing some pleasant (& not so pleasant) surprises concerning music, the way that it’s listened to, and the revenue it generates. If you’ve been keeping up with the latest developments about music...
Saturday July 23, 2016. 10:00 AM
  Tom Hess | Why Overcoming Your Music Career Competition Is Easy Rachelle Wilber | How Do Music Laws Affect Local Venues? Christoper Rocks | 14 Incredible Piece Of Wisdom Joy Ike | 10 Ways To Book More House Concerts Ta’Rikah Jones | How Your Distributor Can Help Increase...
Friday July 22, 2016. 04:42 AM
Take this very short music industry pop quiz: True/false: To get the same opportunities you want in the music biz you must make it past massive levels of competition. True/false: To make it in music, you need to overcome endless competition. Both of these statements are...
Thursday July 21, 2016. 10:15 PM
Restaurants, bars, clubs and similar places often play recorded music or have bands or solo artists play it live to lure and keep customers. Playing this music, however, comes at a price literally and figuratively. That’s because performing rights organizations (PROs) expect...
We’re excited to announce our new video YouTube series Music Biz 101. The focus of the video series will be to create videos that can help our community of artists and record labels learn about all the different subjects in the music industry. We’ll be covering topics from...
Yes, I finally sat down to watch this documentary. I know, I’m late. First, the film is so damn good, I wish I would have shot it myself. I’m mad QD3 beat me to it. Second, the film contains ninety minutes of heavy, mind piercing ammunition and large atomic bombs of...
Tuesday July 19, 2016. 01:00 PM
This post was written by Joy Ike ​and originally appeared on the Bandzoogle Blog.​ House concerts: everybody loves them, but most artists don’t know how to get them. They are the most-coveted type of gigs for singer/songwriters and acoustic bands. They don’t require a...
Saturday July 16, 2016. 10:00 AM
Wallace Collins | DoJ Deals Devastating Blow To America’s Songwriters Paul Parreira | 5 Steps To A Successful Marketing Campaign For Labels Mylène Besançon | Lessons In Nonsensical Songwriting From Elvis Rachelle Wilber | Vintage Music In The Digital Age - Collecting Your...
Friday July 15, 2016. 02:17 PM
The NMPA and other songwriter and music publisher organizations have come out strongly against the recent decision by the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) which dealt a massive blow to America’s songwriters. After a two year review of the consent decrees that govern ASCAP and...
Thursday July 14, 2016. 10:00 AM
With the evolution of streaming platforms, the music industry landscape is in a constant state of flux and the role of record labels has been questioned. With a heritage in producing records, it’s been hard for labels to adapt to the issues of diminishing production costs...
Wednesday July 13, 2016. 10:00 AM
Do you write lyrics that could be considered unintelligible or nonsensical based on the laws of English? If so, you’re certainly not alone. Elvis Presley, who is undoubtedly one of the greatest artists to have ever lived, is famous for spitting lyrics that defied natural...
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