Touring On A Budget: How To Make It Work

Making the decision to tour is an important step toward growth as a band. Unfortunately, not having any money can make hitting the road a bit more of a challenge. Here Angela Mastrogiacomo shares some key penny-pinching tips to help artists cultivate a successful tour off a shoestring budget. _____________________________… Continue Reading

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‘It is time for a change in how we think about music,’ says MIDiA’s Mark Mulligan

The future of music lies beyond the constraints of its current formats, says top industry analyst Mark Mulligan. Answers to questions like the relevancy of the album format, how streaming informs music creation and the internet’s ability to blur the line between recorded and live music will fundamentally change music… Continue Reading

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Free Webinar: How To Sell Fan Subscriptions

Bandzoogle has always created free tools that artists can use to diversify their revenue streams, including the recent addition of fan subscriptions. But getting started can be daunting, so we’ve partnered with Bandzoogle to present a free ‘how to" webinar. Join Bandzoogle’s Dave Cool for this free webinar to find… Continue Reading

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6 Music Related Hashtags You Must Follow On Twitter

For all the effort put into marketing on Instagram, the hashtag function continues to be an underutilized corner of the platform. Hugh McIntyre details the six hashtags you really need to follow. _____________________________ Guest post by Hugh McIntyre of the Symphonic Blog Following hashtags remains a highly underutilized function on… Continue Reading

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Spotify Is #2 Most ‘Relevant’ Brand In US, Bose #4

Spotify is the second most relevant brand in the US according to the new Prophet Brand Relevance Index (BRI), a ranking of the most relevant brands of today based on consumer feedback. Facebook failed to make the top 10. Apple maintained its standing as the most relevant brand for the… Continue Reading

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What Exactly Is An EP?

The awkward middle child between the reliable LP and the flashy single, the EP is often overlooked and misunderstood, particularly as the digital age reshapes our music consumption habits. Here we give the EP some much deserved attention, looking at the format’s history and how EPs are used by artists… Continue Reading

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SoundExchange Ups Anjula Singh To EVP

SoundExchange has promoted Anjula Singh to Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer. Singh will add overall strategy and will assist in day to day management in addition to her current duties as CFO. Singh has served as SoundExchange’s Chief Financial Officer, overseeing SoundExchange’s financial, human resources, and facilities management… Continue Reading

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Instagram Reportedly To Replicate TikTok Features

Over the past couple of years, TikTok, the brainchild of Chinese tech company ByteDance, has blown up particularly among teens. Not one to miss the party Facebook is now planning to incorporate some of the apps choice features into Instagram in the near future, according to recent reports. ___________________________ Guest… Continue Reading

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Tribe Of Noise Acquires Free Music Archive

Musician community and services company Tribe of Noise has acquired the Free Music Archive (FMA), an open music platform curated by artists. The FMA site went into maintenance-mode over the weekend as part of the move transferring the repertoire, data and code. Both services offer curated music to media makers… Continue Reading

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