The Art Of Using Cover Songs To Grow Your Audience

Many artists may have conflicted feelings about cover songs, for although they can be fun to play and offer an easy way to connect with your audience, it can also. Continue reading

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Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. & Indie Music

Our tips for independent do-it-yourself artists this week covered a broad range of topics, from growing your fanbase through contests, to using Snapchat Stories to engage event goes, to how. Continue reading

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Millions More People Are Using Instagram Stories Than Snapchat

[UPDATED] Facebook has shared that 200 million people are now using Instagram's Stories feature – Snapchat-like disappearing photo and video collections – which launched in August . That’s up from. Continue reading

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THU. NEWS BRIEF: Apple Music Exec Admits Stumbles • UMG Profits Rise • SFXE Hits Cash Reserves • More

Thursday 9.3.2015 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web Updated continuously under our More News tab. CLICK HERE 

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Concord Acquires Indie Labels Fearless, Wind-Up

UPDATED:[Read the full official announcement] Concord Bicycle Music continued its buying binge with the acquisition of Fearless Records and Wind-up Records.

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Avoiding Lawsuits That Give You The Harlem Shakes

In 2013 the label that gave the world the viral hit Harlem Shake faced a serious legal issue. The story has become something of a modern parable for fledgling producers. Continue reading

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Let Us Know What You Think Of Our New Design

It's still a bit of a work in progress, but welcome to the redesigned Hypebot.com.  We rushed this a bit because Google is implementing a policy of pushing non-mobile friendly. Continue reading

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Hypebot To Host Next San Francisco Music Tech Meetup On April 21

After a hugely successful meeting of the music tech minds earlier this year, Hypebot will host its second San Francisco Music Tech Meetup on Tuesday April 21, 2015 from 7:00-10:00pm at. Continue reading

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MON. NEWS BRIEF: Beyonce Debuts On TIDAL • Data Mining Music • Snapchat Hosts Song Debut • More

MONDAY 4.6.2015 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web Updated continuously under our More News tab. CLICK HERE 

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ReverbNation and Hard Rock Partner For International Battle Of The Bands

ReverbNation and the Hard Rock will be co-hosting Hard Rock Rising, an international battle of the bands. The contest offers local bands a chance at earning an all-expenses paid trip. Continue reading

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