Part 4 of our music business series covers the tasks required to get your music written, recorded, produced, and made ready for distribution. Read the post.
When you’re ready to add violin, cello, or other orchestral strings to your recordings, these tips will get you off the ground and help you communicate and harness the creativity of your collaborators. Read the post.
Growing your audience — and your revenue — boils down to getting to know the right people. Follow these musician networking tips to grow your connections and music career. Read the post.
If you need to collaborate with others to make your project come alive, when do you look locally and when do you search beyond? Here are some guidelines to help you decide when remote musical collaboration is right for your project. Read the post.
When I realized my latest recording project needed live strings to add the energy and timbre the song needed, I ended up collaborating with a cellist from Toronto, with stellar results. Read the post.
At different stages of your career, you may find yourself collaborating with musically inexperienced partners. These tips can help you engage in constructive communication with non-musical collaborators. Read the post.
Thanks to digital recording and high-speed Internet, it’s easier than ever to collaborate on recording projects with fellow musicians who may be across the city or across the world. Read More.
There is no formula to create viral videos – the very nature of viral content is that it’s out of your control – but there are best practices you can use for all the videos you release. Read More.
In our February Twitter chat (#DMchat17), artist, producer, and founder of Daredevil Production Johnny Dwinell talked about music marketing strategies for indie musicians. Read more.
When sharing music tracks, having a plan for how to prepare your material for easy remote collaboration can save significant time and help avoid headaches. Read More.
Our April Disc Makers Twitter Chat focused on music promotion tips featuring Dave Kusek, teacher, author, music industry visionary, and founder of Berklee Online. See what Dave had to say in this #DMchat. Read more.
There is no single strategy to promote your music and grow your fan base. Your music promotion should resemble a gearbox with different strategies working together to raise awareness. Read more.
Collaborating with another musician can produce great creative results. At the very least, working with someone new can take you out of your comfort zone, introduce you to new songwriting practices and ideas, and force you to up your game. For independent musicians, it can also be a boost of exposure. Read more.