Beatport Adds Free Embeddable Music Player, Artists To Be Paid For Every Stream

The money that artists make when music is played online is very slowly inching upward.  That pace should accelerate when Apple launches, or will after it gets past a controversial. Continue reading

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Record Store Day 2015 Spotlight: Good Records

One day a year, music fans who prefer to listen to music on vinyl are rewarded with special releases that “validate” their interest in and passion. Today, the Music Business Association highlights. Continue reading

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Beatport’s New Shows Tab Now Powered By Bandsintown

Beatport has begun displaying Bandsintown-powered concert listings across the platform giving electronic music fans the ability to search and bookmark their favorite shows, and connect to ticket purchasing outlets directly. Continue reading

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WED. NEWS BRIEF: $7.4M Blurred Lines Verdict, Spotify Offers UMG $1B, MTV Layoffs, SXSW To Roku & More

Wednesday 3.11.2015 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web Updated continuously under our More News tab.  Click here.

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Beatport To Host Exploration Of Electronic Music At SXSW 2015

Beatport is bringing the beats to SXSW by featuring guest DJs and facilitating panel discussions exploring the many aspects of electronic music that have engaged and excited fans around the. Continue reading

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Music Publishing News Roundup 3.2.15: Global Release Day, Spotify Lyrics, Beatport & More

[UPDATED] Friday has been set as the global record release day according to a recent report from the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. This announcement follows the IFPI’S recent report that. Continue reading

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Vinyl Plans: How To Prepare A Release For Record Store Day

Guest Post from PledgeMusic.com Record Store Day is cause for celebration for music fans everywhere, but some artists might not realise how far in advance they must plan. We asked our. Continue reading

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5 Crowdfunding Backer Rewards That Work for Indie Musicians

Guest Post by Adam Bernard on Sonicbids Blog You're an artist, you need money, and you want to attempt to generate those funds via an engaging crowdfunding campaign. That's all well and good, but. Continue reading

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Creating An Experience Before A Website

By Ethan Schiff on Music Marketing Money  As a new artist, it’s very easy to buy into the mindset that there’s a list of things you must do to compete in today’s music. Continue reading

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How to Design an Instantly Recognizable Band Logo

By Tyler Allen on Sonicbids Blog I've harped way too often that your band is your brand, but it's true. I've also said this in other posts, and I'll say it again: Music is. Continue reading

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