TikTok Marketing For Indie Artists

While it may be the one of the most discussed social media platforms of the present day, many still struggle to understand what exactly TikTok is, much less how to utilize it as the powerful marketing tool which it undeniably is. Here, we clear some of the fog surrounding TikTok… Continue Reading

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Guide To Enjoying Your Outdoor Music Festival Experience

There’s more to an outdoor music festival than just seeing your favorite bands perform, and whether you’re making a pilgrimage across the country or just heading to your local fairgrounds, there are host of sights, sounds, and experiences which await you. Here’s we look at to prepare appropriately so as… Continue Reading

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Why You Need To Sit On Your Tracks Before Sending Them Out

Once you’ve invested your time and energy into cooking up the perfect track, your natural inclination may likely be to get it into the ears of your listeners as soon as possible. Unfortunately, this is precisely the wrong thing to do. Your chances of success are far greater if you… Continue Reading

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This Week In Music Commentary

This week, commentators inside the industry stepped up to the mic to share their thoughts on why streaming royalties will always be too low to make a living off of. and why musicians need to learn to say no, plus T-Pain shares the truth about cancelled tours that most artists… Continue Reading

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

This week, we unleashed a whole deluge of useful advice for DIY artists, ranging from the upsides of releasing your music on cassette, to how to take care of both yourself and your career, to essential marketing strategies you have to know, plus much, much more. Starting A Band Means… Continue Reading

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Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Sharpen Your Skills • Productivity For Musicians • Music Industry Myths• More

On MusicThinkTank this week, our contributors shared insightful articles on how to hone your skills as a performer, what it take to be the optimally productive musician, music industry myths every artist should work to discredit, and more. Wassim Awess | Sharpen Your Performance Skills With These 6 Daily Tasks… Continue Reading

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REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

In this flip back through a crowded week in music industry news, we revisit the Secret Services interviewing of Eminem over his anti-Trump lyrics, the reason artists who can’t sustainable lifestyles quit making music. what every artist needs to know about the CASE Act, and more! Secret Services Interviews Eminem… Continue Reading

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

This week’s most often read articles on Hypebot covered how the music industry can integrate TikTok into its artist marketing strategies, the unlikely prospect of artists getting paid by defunct, deeply indebted PledgeMusic, the benefits of Spotify’s new replay playlists, and more. How The Music Industry Can Incorporate TikTok Into… Continue Reading

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6 Daily Tasks To Sharpen Your Performance Skills

Getting into the habit of performing, (and, more importantly, performing well) can be a challenge for many artists staring out. That said, integrating certain specific habits into your daily schedule can do wonders for improving your ability to produce a solid live show. Here we look at six such practices…. Continue Reading

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5 Reasons To Start A Band (Besides Fame And Fortune)

While many aspiring artists dream of performing in front of a crowd of thousands, the reality is that such an outcome is decidedly unlikely, and musicians should find other reasons to pursue music. Here we look at five such motivating factors. _____________________________ In this piece, MusicThinkTank’s latest contributor, Joe Hoten,… Continue Reading

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