This Week In Music Commentary

This week commentators in the music industry speculated on whether classical could be the next big genre for steaming, how to integrate a celebration of Pride Month into your music industry career, how Spotify’s new cryptocurrency could theoretically be used to pay artists directly. Is Classical Music Streaming’s Next Big… Continue Reading

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Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. and Indie Music

Our tips and advice for the independent self-starters out there this week covered whether or not its mastering your music to match different digital platforms, five out-of-the-box promotion ideas for your next album you might not have tried, why indie venues on the chopping block need to be saved. Is… Continue Reading

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Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Music Therapy • Break Into The Music Scene • Guitar Display • More

This week on MusicThinkTank, contributors shared articles on how music therapy can be used to process trauma, how college graduates can break into the music industry, some tips for displaying instruments, and more! Dan Matthews | Music Therapy As A Way To Process Trauma JazzFuel | Tips From 40+ International… Continue Reading

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REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

Before moving on to another full week of music industry happenings, we revisit some notable articles from the past seven days, including a look at how Gen. Z is consuming music, why Spotify users are angry over the platform’s latest updates, how one major MP3 ripping site has been shuttered,… Continue Reading

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TOP POSTS: This Week’s Most Read Posts On Hypebot

This week, some of our most popular and regularly perused articles on Hypebot explored Spotify’s "digital predator" designation by a top radio consultant, five reasons you might not actually want that record deal of your dreams, PledgeMusic’s ongoing pursuit of a sale, and more! Spotify Dubbed Digital Predator By Top… Continue Reading

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Using Music Therapy To Process Trauma

The psychological power of music to inspire, energize, and unify is impressive, and new evidence suggests music also carries with it the ability to aid in healing, and furthering people’s ability to better process trauma. _______________________________ In this latest piece from MusicThinkTank, Dan Matthews explores the power of music, and… Continue Reading

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Breaking Into The Music Industry: Tips For College Grads

While graduating from college can feel like a major milestone, the prospect of finding a job (particularly in an industry as tumultuous as the music business) can be intimidating. Here we look at some key pointers for how fresh-faced graduates can get their foot in the door. ________________________ In this… Continue Reading

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This Week In Music Commentary

This week, commentators from inside the music industry weighed in on how to increase you chance of getting lucky in the music biz, why consumers shouldn’t be worried about Bandwear (even after the PlegeMusic debacle), whether or not AI created music should be protected by copyright, and more! Luck Surface… Continue Reading

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Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. and Indie Music

This week, our tips and advice for those music industry do-it-yourselfers out there covered how to start a grassroots tour, the best way to win over a lame crowd, a new feature allowing users to add music to their Instagram stories, and much, much more! Berklee Online Adds Grassroots Touring… Continue Reading

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Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Grassroots Touring • Nick Cave • Music + Student Success • More

This week on MusicThinkTank, contributors shared articles on a new grassroots touring course, Nick Cave’s primary obstacles to creative progress, the effect music can have on student success, and more. MusicThinkTank | Berklee Online Adds Grassroots Touring Course Will Marshall| Nick Cave’s 9 Primary Bedevilments Of Creativity Joe McLean| The… Continue Reading

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