It’s No Longer A Major Label World

If there was still any doubt in your mind that you didn’t need to be signed to a major label in order to succeed in the music industry, wonder no longer, as new data reveals just how much of market share indies have gained in recent years. __________________________________ Guest post… Continue Reading

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Enrol on PB’s Music Industry Management Degree & Step Inside the Music Industry

Step into the Music Industry… The music industry is diverse and fluid. From how we consume and experience music all the way to how we create it, it’s constantly shifting and evolving. Whether your dream is to manage platinum-selling artists, uncover new talent, run global record labels or build iconic brands, getting your foot inside the door […]

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A Brief History Of Record Deals

While artists have always been responsible for music’s artistic future, technology and the recording industry have always shaped how that future has been implemented. Here we look at record deals through the ages, from their inception in the late 1800s through to present day. ________________________________ Guest post from AWAL Artists… Continue Reading

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10 Trends Reshaping The Music Business [Mark Mulligan]

Streaming may get all the headlines, but it is far from the only factor that’s driving strong and and sustained growth in the recorded music industry; and the ripple effects of these trends will reshape the music industry for years to come. MIDiA analyst Mark Mulligan offers 10 trends reshaping… Continue Reading

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Advice To Labels: When Reissuing Vinyl, Take The Extra Step

The resurgence of vinyl has breathed new life into a number formerly overlooked albums, bringing hitherto forgotten artists out of the woodwork. When it comes to these fresh pressings, however, it’s important that labels take the time (and money) to invest in top notch audio quality. ___________________________ Guest post by… Continue Reading

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Consumers Worldwide Still Listen To A Lot Of Music Says IFPI Study

A new report from the IFPI has confirmed suspicions that, yes, a lot a of people are listening to a lot of music, a lot of the time. While this may not be much of a surprise, the annual report does provide some interesting additional data on when and where… Continue Reading

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Monthly Round-Up March 2018: Record Labels, DJ Ravine & More

Another month down in this rapidly disappearing year, here we are again rounding up the going’s on here at PB plus. It’s been another good one, too. DJ Ravine, for one, has wrapped up his time spent studying with us and, despite being delighted that he did so well with his studies, we were very […]

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