CD Baby will host its inaugural DIY Musician Conference in Chicago, IL this fall. The DIY Musician Conference will take place Friday, October 23 through Sunday, October 25, at the historic Congress Plaza Hotel in downtown Chicago.
Hypebot will host our fifth Los Angeles meetup for readers to have a conversation with like-minded peers. You are invited to gather for drinks on Thursday, July 23 from 6:30 to 9:30PM at Village Idiot. Space is limited – RSVP below!
Independent labels are continuing to prove that they are a forced to be reckoned with on every level. Even MTV's VMAs, once totally dominated by the majors, is recognizing indie power, thanks in no small part to Taylor Swift.
The granddaddy of music business conferences, Midem, has become less popular, hurt by shrinking traditional music companies and the growth of startups better served by tech gatherings. But one old school conference shifted gears leaidng to impressive growth. Music Biz conference attendance was up 40% last year.
The SXSW PanelPicker program is an opportunity to submit ideas for panels related to Interactive, Music, or Film. In addition, if you are interested in presenting a panel or workshop at SXSW, you will be given free registration to the SXSW conference.
The independent label community gathered at the Highline Ballroom in NYC last night to celebrate a year of achievements by the Independent music community at A2IM’s fourth annual Libera Awards ("The LIBBYs") hosted by comedian John Ross Bowie (The Big Bang Theory, Curb Your Enthusiasm).
We're proud to be sponsoring The Hypebot Sessionsat the New Music Seminar starting this Sunday in NYC. It will be a full day of actionable information for anyone involved in indie music followed by 2 days of one of music's top conference. And we've got discount codes!
It was Carrie Underwood's night. At Wednesday's CMT Music Awards she took home three awards, including Female Video of the Year for "Something In the Water" and Collaborative Video of the Year with Miranda Lambert for "Somethin' Bad."
It's often tempting to dismiss the Grammys as irrelevant. But face it, there's not much that can equal the PR and sales bump that the Grammys do. To make sure that you don't miss any deadlines, the folks at A2IM, who produce the great Libera indie music awards, offer a guide.
So much for a music industry rebound... Blame it on a shrinking industry, tightening budgets or new communications tech that make face to face meetings far less essential, but attendance at Midem has fallen steadily in recent years.
If you subscribe to the theory that a rising tide raises all ships, as Sony CEO Doug Morris does, then today's announcement of Apple's first ever streaming music service is a big day for the music industry. We tend to agree, and will be tweeting the event live. Here's how you can follow along, as well as., watch it live.
Joan Baez and artist Ai Weiwei were awarded the 2015 Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience Award on Thursday, May 21, at a ceremony in Berlin which featured performances from artists around the world.
Today is the last day before the price of admission to the New Music Seminar increases and we've got discount codes! Held June 21-23 in New York City, NMS is 3 days and nights of exploring new ways to support artists, exchanging ideas and seeing the next gen of stars at the New Music Nights Festival.
At 11:59 PM on this Friday June 5th, the price of admission to the New Music Seminar increases. Held June 21-23 in New York City, NMS is three days and nights of exploring new ways to support artists, exchanging business ideas and seeing the next generation of stars during the New Music Nights Festival.
The Latin Grammy Awards will be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Thursday, Nov. 19, and will air in the United States on the Univision Network from 8–11 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. Central).
We're proud to be be sponsoring The Hypebot Sessionsat this year's New Music Seminarnext month in New York City. It will be a full day of actionable information for anyone involved in indie and d.y.i. music. To celebrate, we've got discount codes!
We've always been selective about partnerships, but this one is a perfect fit. We're teaming up with the New Music Seminar to produce The Hypebot Sessions as the kickoff to NMS 2015. We're planning an exciting array of actionable sessions .aimed directly at the indie and D.I.Y. music community.
The global EDM music market grew 12% last year to $6.9 billion, according to the latest IMS Business Report. The U.S. EDM market hit $2 billion or 29% of global revenue. While impressive, EDM's growth rate has slowed considerably in the last year.
CMW2015 has concluded with its full rotation of panels, showcases, mentorship and networking opportunities, as well as a keynote speech by Spike Lee. Yet again, Canadian Music Week cemented its valuable place on the music industry calendar
The nominees for the 2015 Americana Awards were announced today at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville yesterday. The winners will be named Sept. 16th at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium during AmericanaFest.
This week, we explored predictions for the future of SXSW, how copyright infringement could impact your SoundCloud account, why NPR should stand with #irespectmusic, and heard an unsigned artist's concern for how TIDAL could effect their career. Continue reading for more on each topic.
Now that he's moved his family to beautiful Hawaii, we weren't sure that SF MusicTech founder Brian Zisk was going to make the long trip back to foggy San Francisco to keep his gathering going. But apparently the lure of seeing the pale faces of those of us who still toil 24/7/365 was too strong.
Conferences can be a great part of any industry, as they provide unique opportunities for everything from networking to education to all the free drinks you can (or can't) handle. With the privilege of attending big-name events like POP Montreal or SXSW, however, comes plenty of responsibility.