While a lot of the talk surrounding music these days looks at it from a business perspective, it's important to remember music's more intangible value. Here George Howard speaks with MedRhythms' CEO Brian Harris about his company's work using music to heal traumatic brain injuries.
This week in music commentary, we hear Sharky Laguana weigh in on the economics of streaming, Imogen Heap and Zoe Keating's thoughts on blockchain technology and what it means for music, as well as much, much more.
This week Hypebot has a whole host of useful tips for the independent musician, from giving your career a holiday boost, to methods for promoting your showbeyond posters and Facebook, to a series of different techniques for booking your bandmore gigs.
This week on MusicThinkTank, we see if you have what it takes to be a successful musician in the new millennium, different ways to keep the hype up after your show, why you need to watch out for the controlled composition clause, as well as much more.
As we rewind back through the week, we question the fundamental "why" of music discovery, look at a new streaming service which specializes in classical, and learn about Miley's new club tour with The Flaming Lips.
For those who find giant cities like Austin and L.A. to be a little too much, here are four approachable urban locales where the music scene is disproportionately large and vibrant when compared to the size of the town itself.
Check out how much moneyWarner Music will lose now that Happy Birthday is in the public domain, the surprise reason YouTubeis a threat to the music industry, and why good content curation is key to the growth of streaming. This plus more as we check out the week's smash hits in music industry news.
This week Hypebot's helping out the indie musician by offering them advice on how to monetize their tunes on YouTube, pointing out some mistakes they need to correct before they can make it big, and discussing why they should register their work, even it's technically already copyrighted.
This week on MusicThinkTank, we're looking at retro promotion techniques that still hold up, how you can identify if your music is really good enough to release, and what to do in order to set up a top notch studio, plus much more.
As we rewind through the week in music industry news, we review the return of the cassette tape, how much ad supported streaming is actually worth, which genres are messing up their metadata the most, and much, much more.
Boston based MC Cam Meekins discusses hip hop, major labels vs DIY, and his charity work,Lazy Rich speaks on the importance of first impressions, and hit producer Om'Mas Keith explains why a GRAMMY is still worth something. This plus more in the week's industry commentary.
Some of the top hits onHypebot this week include an explanation of why SoundCloud is still preferable to Apple Music, a look at the best way for artists to make money...without music, and an account of why the iPad Pro is perfect for musicians.
This week on Hypebot we shared a myriad of valuable tips for the independent musician, from the importance of being onInstagram, to how artists can make money off of Happy Birthday (now that it's in the public domain) to four all too common mistakes bands make when using Facebook.
This week on MusicThinkTank, we look at some of the best apps and accessories for mobile music fans, whether or not you're getting the most from your current fans, five excellent careers to pursue when armed with a music degree, and much more.
In this edition of our weekly rewind, we hear from another side of the streaming playola debate, learn about the shocking amount of time people spend on Facebook, and watch as Apple Music users (or at least some of them) begin having to pay for the service.