What the $424M MLC royalty ‘black box’ means for musicians

In this article, Christ Castle breaks down the legal and financial implications of the MLC’s $424 million black box it recently received from digital service providers. Guest post by Chris. Continue reading

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Battle For Ownership: Why musicians MUST control their intellectual property

Stephen Duval examines the long-running conflict between the creative and commercial sides of the music industry and details the importance of artists having a larger stake in how their intellectual. Continue reading

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Music publishing royalty simulator reveals how much your songs can actually make

Curious how much you could really be making off of your music? For bands and artists tired of being in the dark when it comes to music publishing, this new. Continue reading

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Spotify’s COVID-19 rocket fuel

New data (which may be unsurprising to many) reveals just how much the pandemic accelerated subscriber growth for Spotify over the past year. Guest post by Chris Castle of Music. Continue reading

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7 Things Musicians Ought To Be Investing Money In

Like with running any small time business, being a musician full time means you need to be smart about where you sink your money. Here, we look at seven of. Continue reading

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Financial Case For Increasing Live Audio Diversity

In this piece, Beth O’Leary examines why increasing diversity in live audio may not only be the best practice morally, but might also make the most sense from a financial. Continue reading

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Responsible Independent Music Budget: 10 Top Notch Ways To Spend Your Money

Proper money management is one of the keys to succeeding as an independent artist. In this piece, we look at ten items that consistently make for smart investing. Guest post. Continue reading

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Tips For Saving Money As Musicians

Being in a band can be a horizon-broadening adventure, but the chances of it bringing in substantial revenue, particularly when you’re just starting out, are slim. Here we look at. Continue reading

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COVID-19 Relief: Federal, State Government Resources For Artists

Musicians have been hit hard by the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic, but at least some relief is on the way. Here we break down some of what artists can. Continue reading

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Cost To Trademark A Band Name

Registering your band name as a legal trademark is a key step in your career as an artist. Here we break down the necessary steps in doing so, and take. Continue reading

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