These two streaming platforms can help you achieve different goals as an artist. Discover key differences and which platform is best for your music journey. Read the post.
Wondering how to get signed by a record label? Read to learn some steps you can take to maximize your chances of getting a record label deal. Read the post.
In part three of this series on digital music distribution, I address things that I get the most questions — and complaints — about from artists: finances, ease of use, and customer service. 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.
In part two of my series about digital music distribution, I address the other platforms where your distributor will deliver your music content beyond the streaming sites. Read the post.
I’m jumping in on the weighty topic of how to choose the right digital distributor for your music. Here’s part one in my series. Read the post.
Independent children’s hip-hop artists Alphabet Rockers captured their first Grammy award this year. This is what the award means for their mission and music. Read the post.
Senate hearings and calls from music artists to end the merch fees assessed by live music venues are making an impact on the industry. Read the post.
What does copyright law say about your rights when an original idea is formed between two or more people? Here’s how some co-writers divide percentage shares in a song. Read the post.
We live in a streaming world — yet revenues from physical media (i.e., CDs and vinyl LPs) continue to grow every year. 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.
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.
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.
Entertainment lawyer Ben McLane sits with Bobby Borg to discuss three important topics bands need to consider in the new music age. Read the post.