Playlists Allow Artists To Focus On Music Over Image

While an artists visual presentation has always factored into their success (or lack their of) the rise of playlist culture may finally be shifting consumers focus away from image and. Continue reading

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Be-Hookd’s Silas Armstrong Talks Talks, Branding, Bots, Marketing Strategies [INTERVIEW]

Here Creative Director of Be-Hookd media, Silas Armstrong, discusses his job there, the work he's done to grow artists' digital presence, and how messenger bots can be used to connect. Continue reading

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AM BRIEF: Taylor Swift Gets App’d • Arista Comeback? • Springsteen’s Broadway Haul • More

Thursday 10.12.17 Music Business News From Around The Web Can Taylor Swift prove that artist apps work at a time when most others are abandoning the format? Updated continuously under. Continue reading

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EDM Magazine Acquired For $2.5 Million, Will Relaunch As Dance Music Trade

EDM, the electronic dance music magazine, has been sold for $2.5 million and will be turned into an “industry-specific trade” publication, according to its new owner, EDMtv founder Matt Bolton. 

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How To Pitch Music To A Spotify Playlist with Ari Herstand

Musician, author and artist advocate Ari Herstand joins Michael Brandvold and Jay Gilbert on the Music Biz Weekly podcast to discuss the different kinds of playlists on Spotify and how. Continue reading

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Watch Grammy Winner Esperanza Spalding Record Her New Album In 77 Hours On Facebook Live

Making an album is tough, tough work and doing it in the spotlight is even tougher.  Grammy winner Esperanza Spalding is ripping the veil off the process by broadcasting it. Continue reading

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MON. BRIEF: Taylor Swift Rules • Merlin Passes $1B To Indies • Apple Sets Sept 12th Announcement • Streaming Challenges • More

MONDAY 8.28.17 Music Business News From Around The Web  Taylor Swift is #1 everywhere. I mean, everywhere. That's really all you need to know.   Updated continuously under our More News tab

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12 Must-Have Apps For DIY Artists And Bands

Establishing yourself in the music industry is a challenging task, but luckily there are a variety of apps out there that can make the task that much easier for DIY. Continue reading

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Industry Navigation Tips For Songwriters

The music industry is full of talented and creative songwriters, which can often foster a negative competitive environment, but rather than fall into this trap, it would behoove any songwriter. Continue reading

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Facebook Video Profiles For Musicians Plus Instant Social Videos

In this piece we look at TAD, an app which has helped artists to create album cover art, and has since been expanding into giving artists the opportunity to create. Continue reading

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