How To Raise Money For A Tour

Almost every artist and performer dreams of going on tour. In addition to be a fun and life changing experience, touring can also be a great way to gain exposure. Continue reading

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How To Make A Living From A Career In Music

While many of those who seek a career in the music business may dream of stardom, others are more practical in their ambitions, instead pursuing an industry career where they. Continue reading

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New Tax Requirement For SoundExchange Letters Of Direction As Of January 1st

SoundExchange has, for a number of years, allowed artists to allocate a certain percentage of their royalties to “creative participants”. While this was once a straightforward process, with a new. Continue reading

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How Many Spotify Streams Are Necessary To Live Above The Poverty Line?

The royalties earned off of Spotify streams are notoriously low, but do provide some income to artists. So just how many plays does it take for a musician to live. Continue reading

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Be Prepared: Unexpected Expenses Musicians Should Be Ready For

As a musician you’re often operating on a tight budget, and as a result an unanticipated expense can often throw a series wrench in your career plans. Here we look. Continue reading

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SoundCloud Gets A Lifeline: $70 Million In Debt Financing

After publicly admitting that it could run out of cash later this year, SoundCloud has received $70 million in debt financing. The company had, for months, tried and failed to. Continue reading

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Music Publishing News Roundup 8.19.16: New Songwriter Rate Proposal • $1B Blockchain Investments • Russian PRO Fraud

The National Music Publishers Association and Nashville Songwriters Association International have submitted a new rate proposal to the Copyright Royalty Board.  

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4 Instances When You Shouldn’t Take A Gig

As an eager band or artist just starting out, it can sometimes be tempting to say yes to every gig you're offered. After all, more shows = more chance of success. Continue reading

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SFXE Has Multiple Suitors, As Stock Delisting Looms

Yesterday, Robert Sillerman's EDM powerhouse SFXE said that it has received indications of interest from multiple parties that are exploring a potential buyout of the company.

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Muzicol Launches Indie Artist Promotion Platform, Professional Network

Muzicol International has launched Muzicol.com, an online global music community network built to provide independent artists with a virtual stage to showcase their talents, promote their music, and network with. Continue reading

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