Reverb, The EBay For Music Gear, Raises $25 Million

New and used musical instruments and other music gear is a $23 billion global business. Reverb.com has positioned itself to be the sector's eBay acting as the marketplace for about. Continue reading

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Adam Levine On Record Labels: ‘No one knows what they’re doing.’

Adam Levine and his band Maroon 5 are clearly products of the big label, big media system. But that did stop him from having some harsh words for record labels. Continue reading

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How Musicians Make Money From Publishing

While musicians are often advised by their fellow artists to keep their own publishing, such an approach is no longer especially applicable in the modern music economy. It is more. Continue reading

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Taylor Swift Takes On Periscope With Takedown Notices For Fan Created Videos

Live video on Periscope has caused concern among media company and rights holders. Most musicians, however, view Pericope – whether fan created or band authorized – as a promotion tool.. Continue reading

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MusicThinkTank Weekly Recap: 5 Signs You’re Ready to Release Your First Album • Before You Start A PR Campaign • More

This week on MusicThinkTank, we look at how to tell when you're ready to release your first full-length album, several critical things to consider before starting a PR campaign, and learn. Continue reading

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Labels & Managers: Are You Helping Or Hurting Your Artist’s Growth?

Much of the work that labels and managers have traditionally taken care of in the industry, such as distribution and recording/mastering, can now be done by the artists themselves, and. Continue reading

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13 Great Apps For Touring Musicians

Before loading up the van and hitting the road, here are a few apps to consider downloading that can help to make the whole process of DIY touring both easier. Continue reading

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Shazam Opens Verified Program To All Artists – Connect With Fans With An App You Already Use Daily

Music recognition app Shazam announced that its verified artist community has achieved a combined reach of 1.4 billion followers. Starting today, Shazam Verified Artists is open to all artists offering. Continue reading

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Music Publishing News Roundup: Bobby Braddock’s Memoir • Grooveshark Turns Heads • Spotify CEO Defends “Freemium”

In this week's music publishing news, Bobby Braddock talks about his newest venture, writing a memoir about is life as a Nashville songwriter, Grooveshark makes a splash as it re-emerges. Continue reading

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Academy Of Country Music Awards 2015: A Full List Of Winners

Miranda Lambert was the big winner at last night's 50th Annual Country Music Awards, hosted by Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan. Here is a full list of winners and nominees.

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