the new music industry

Santogold says performing live is now ‘unsustainable,’ cancels US tour

Santigold is canceling her US tour, saying that she “will not continue to sacrifice myself for an industry that has become unsustainable for, and uninterested in, the welfare of the. Continue reading

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YouTube has a secret weapon in plan to surpass Spotify [MIDiA’s Tatiana Cirisano]

YouTube has been plotting to overtake Spotify as the top DSP. It turns out that they’ve got a secret weapon that might make it happen…. by Tatiana Cirisano from MIDiA. Continue reading

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Top 5 books to learn about the Live Music Business

Want to know more about the live music industry? Here are five books that will tell you all you need to know. by JORDAN GATES from Indie Gigging As the. Continue reading

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A musician’s guide to Social Media Marketing [for beginners]

After many have promoted the idea of constant posting across multiple platforms, Haulix recommends taking a step back and starting over with a fresh perspective on all things social. by. Continue reading

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TikTok is celebrating Latinx Heritage Month with #CasaTikTok

Hop on TikTok to support and join Latinx creators with #CasaTikTok. Here’s what kind of content to expect… by Randi Zimmerman from the Symphonic Blog It’s Latinx Heritage Month! Of. Continue reading

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MUSIC NEWS: $2.4B on Global Citizen pledges • Minaj vs YouTube • white supremacists on Spotify • more

TUESDAY 9.27.22 • Music Business News Updated Continuously Under The MORE NEWS TAB Above

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Distributors slash prices & add services in battle for DIY musicians

CD Baby is offering a single album release for $4.99 compared to its usual $29 one-time fee. It’s billed as a limited-time offer but is part of a growing trend. Continue reading

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5 ways to create a brand as a musician

Identifying your brand is essential for success as a musician. Fans want to know Who are you? and Why should I care? Learn how to stand out from the crowd. Continue reading

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Gregory Brothers: How to use funny meme songs to take over TikTok

From “It’s corn” to “Bed Intruder Song,” The Gregory Brothers have been behind some of the biggest funny meme songs on the internet. by Sarah Kloboves if Chartmetric Ah, the. Continue reading

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Vinyl sales rise while streaming revenues plateau

Are we going back in time? Vinyl sales continue to skyrocket, while streaming numbers fail to impress. by Bobby Owsinski of Music 3.0 The RIAA just issued its mid-year report, and as almost. Continue reading

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