My Song Stories: Stef Pascual of Sony Red Essential

Music shapes our identities and changes our lives. It brings back our memories and stirs up our emotions. My Song Stories asks music professionals and indie artists questions about the. Continue reading

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TakeLessons Acquires Competitor Chromatik

TakeLessons has acquired Chromatik, a digital sheet music and music education platform. Details of the deal were not announced, but Chromatik had raised $7.7 million from Rustic Canyon Partners, Learn Capital, Plus. Continue reading

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Artist vs Manager: Overcoming The Internal Struggle

As an independent self-managed musician, one may often find the need to be creative and express oneself at odds with the managerial desire to cultivate a financially stable career. Here we. Continue reading

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Suzanne Ciani, Electronic Music Pioneer, On A Life Of Innovation [INTERVIEW]

In this interview, George Howard chats with Suzanne Ciana, a musical pioneered who broke new ground in defining electronic music. Here she discusses the progression of her career, as well. Continue reading

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How To Run A Successful Crowdfunding Campaign: 10 Tips

Once you've got your music ready to go, the costs of making a record may quickly cause you to turn to crowdfunding, but doing so successfully is no easy task,. Continue reading

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Rounder Records Founder Ken Irwin Named 2017 Airplay Direct Iconic Innovator

Ken Irwin, co-founder of legendary roots/Americana label Rounder Records, has been selected to receive AirPlay Direct’s “Iconic Innovators” Award for 2017. The award is designed to honor music industry figures. Continue reading

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10 Graphic Design Trends To Make Your Next Music Project Pop

I often advise my students at Berklee Online and the musicians that we work with at Skyline Artists that it is smart resource allocation to spend a little bit extra on. Continue reading

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Music Audience Exchange (MAX) Closes $6 Million Funding

Others have worked to bring developing musicians and brands together, but MAX has been able to scale the concept. Behind the startup, which just announced $6 million in new funding,. Continue reading

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Merlin Works To Make Independents Equal With Majors On Streaming Services [INTERVIEW]

Charles Caldas discusses Merlin, an organization which works to help the independent label community battle for maximum compensation from digital streaming services like YouTube and Spotify, as well as combat. Continue reading

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Join Our Holiday Online Networking Party Now And Introduce Yourself To The Hypebot Community!

Join our free online networking party and introduce yourself to the Hypebot community.  Shameless plugs are allowed!

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