This week on MusicThinkTank, we discussed the challenge of preserving digital music, places every music fan must visit, what actually happens when you sign a record deal, and more.
This week on MusicThinkTank, we discussed how piracy law impacts the music industry, different ways musicians can earn more money from live shows, what's inside a hit song, and more.
In his Grammy night speech, Neil Portnow let loose on Spotify, decrying their failure to properly compensate artists for their music, but with the streaming service paying large portions of its revenue to artists and labels, and taking steps to make their business model more artist friendly, is Spotify helping more than hurting?
This week on MusicThinkTank, we learned the benefits of co-writing, heard advice on festival camping, explored three common recording studio construction mistakes, and more.
This week on MusicThinkTank, we learned what to consider when choosing a digital distributor, looked at how to reduce drug use at shows, why you should never enter a musical reality competition, and more.
While there are certainly a variety of different ways to launch your music so that it ends of up on services like iTunes, Spotify, and Amazon, whether you choose to release said music yourself or to outsource it, as well as which digital distributor you use is a decision which should be made carefully.
Co-writing songs with friends and fellow artists can be a fun and productive experience, but also brings with it a host of legal complications. Here we examine how both the revenue and copyright of a collaboratively written song can be fairly divided in such a way that your songwriting partner remains your friend.
This week on MusicThinkTank, we heard advice on becoming a successful songwriter, looked at the dark world of bot ticket scalping, Spotify's claim to the streaming throne, and more.
This week on MusicThinkTank, we heard some ideas for adding bonus content to your release, how to promote your music independently, the best way to prep for a gig, and more.
Living in the digital age, the resources necessary for recording an album are easily available, but when it comes to making said music available to the public, it's easy to become lost in the clamor and end up without a single soul hearing your album. Here we outline some steps which will help you avoid such an unfortunate circumstance.
Releasing music independently can be a confusing process, and requires making many complex decisions along the way without any kind of certainty as to what the outcome may be. Here we take a step by step look at the release process, determining which course of action makes the most sense depending on the type of music in question.
This week on MusicThinkTank, we looked at becoming a better musician, the best cities for aspiring musicians, new kinds of merch, and more.
This week on MusicThinkTank, we looked at improving your Facebook reach, people who can help your career right now, predictions for 2016, and more.
This week on MusicThinkTank, we discussed 101 things you can do to improve your music career, ways to grow your fanbase, how to promote your mixtape, and more.