We pay tribute to dozens of notable icons and musicians who died in 2023. They’ll be missed, but thankfully, their work will endure forever. Read the post.
The difference between EPs and albums starts with how many songs you have. Learn more about the two formats and how they fit into your music journey. Read the post.
What’s the best CD packaging for your next album: a Digipak or Jewel Case? Discover what makes them different before ordering your next CD. Read the post.
How do you turn a standard music gig into a high-paying affair? Step one: make it easy for fans to tip you. Read the post.
There’s an art to crafting a good set list, and here are 13 set list tips to get you on the right track. Read the post.
Finding the early reflection points in your home recording studio can go a long way to improving the acoustics in your rooms. Read the post.
2022 may not have been the bounce-back year we had all hoped for, and sadly, we saw too many beloved musicians — icons and up-and-comers alike — pass on to the great afterparty in the sky. Read the post.
These simple tips can help you create a home studio space that’s efficient, productive and inspiring — especially if you’re limited by the size of your space. Read the post.
Adapted from our “Making A Great Master” guide, here are tips for preparing and uploading your audio master when you’re ready to make CDs. Read the post.
Music success is fine for some, but if you really want to fail at this whole indie music thing, here’s a sure-fire recipe to achieve that goal. Read the post.
Here are six steps you can take to ensure your band photos tell your story and speak to your persona. We detail them here (and give you some real world examples). Read the post.
Actively discovering new music not only helps broaden your musical landscape, it can help you learn something about your friends and bandmates — and yourself. Read the post.
There are a few albums vying for the title of “first CD ever released,” and how you phrase the question makes a difference. Read the post.
The CD turns 40 this year. We’ve got fun facts, personal anecdotes, and an answer to the mystery of “what was the first CD ever made?” Sorta. Read the post.
Ready to start selling CDs and merch online? Bandcamp offers a customizable solution with the independent musician in mind. Read the post.