More than 200 musicians and songwriters have filed a joint brief in support of overturning the verdict in the Marvin Gaye Estate vs. the writers of the hit "Blurred Lines." The diverse group, which ranges from Rivers Cuomo to John Oates and R. Kelly to Hans Zimmer, sites both case law and music experts.
Frank Ocean has just shaken up the music industry, probably forever. His dual exclusive releases via Apple on Friday and Saturday ignited a long overdue debate about exclusive streaming releases; and hidden in the details are lessons that should be sending shockwaves through the executive suites at Universal, Sony and WMG.
You spent the time, energy, and money creating a music video. Now what? The team at CyberPR has come answers. Posting your video to YouTube won't accrue the views you want unless you have a bit of strategy. Here are 8 ways to maximize your video's potential on YouTube.
Making some form of money is key to maintaining a career as a musician, although the ways in which artists earn income have changed quite a bit over the past few years. In this excerpt from his recent eBook, Dave Cool outlines 23 different revenue streams artists can tap into in the modern music economy.
While young musicians unquestionably have a lot of talent and inspiration to bring the table, a lack of knowledge about the realities of an industry as competitive as the music business can often lead new artists to make mistakes or experience setbacks that a dose of reality early on could have helped them avoid.