Holiday Songs You Can Cover Without Paying A Dime

Cover songs can be controversial, as can holiday music, but year after year, providing a fresh take on an established song can help propel an artist to greater recognition. Here, we look at how recording certain royalty free songs can be used to your advantage to access a new set of listeners you might not otherwise be able to reach.

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American Pop Loses Global Crown, But Christmas Music Still Can’t Be Beat

In this piece, Bobby Owsinski observes how US pop hits which once permeated the world over have given way to more local music in every area except when it comes. Continue reading

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5 Tips For Making, Marketing, Monetizing Holiday Music This Season

Now that it's December, the holiday season is in full swing. For artists, this means a huge marketing opportunity, whether you're performing, recording, or simply marketing holiday merch, we here. Continue reading

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

Our advice for the independent do-it-yourself musicians this week provided sage wisdom on engaging your fanbase holiday style, what to know before signing a recording contract, how to nail low-cost. Continue reading

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How I Gained 10.5 Million YouTube Followers

Here one artist reflects on how he was able to cut through the noise of a crowded market and build a sizable fanbase on YouTube, largely by changing the way. Continue reading

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Sex + Music Stats: Marvin Gaye Still Rules Bedroom, Kanye and Bieber Fall Flaccid

Just in time for holiday debauchery, music streamer Deezer has teamed with sex expert Tracey Cox to dissect the coupling of music and sex in America. Their aptly titled "Aphro-Deezer-ac Report’. Continue reading

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Amazon Shines Spotlight On Indie Artists In Exclusive Holiday Collection

Amazon today released its second annual collection of holiday music. "Indie for the Holidays" is exclusively available to stream on Prime Music and purchase on Amazon.

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Naxos Introduces Lossless Classical Music Streaming With ClassicsOnline HD•LL

To the average music consumer, the loss in sound quality created by buffering is virtually undetectable – but to the classically trained ear, the difference detectable when streaming music can. Continue reading

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Music As A Marketing Tool

Guest Post by Colin Shaw on LinkedIn Pulse Music has a unique effect on our brain, especially concerning memory. Apple brilliantly capitalizes on all of them in its holiday ad. When it. Continue reading

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Car Noise And Restrictive Radio Programming: The Hidden Link

By Eliot Van Buskirk on Evolver.fm The winter break is over, and with it, for many of us, all of that driving. It can be nice. The car is one of the. Continue reading

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