7 Common Independent Music Misconceptions

The journey of an independent artist is a challenging one and, as such, many myths and misconceptions have been perpetuated about the business and what it takes to be successful.. Continue reading

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5 Positives For Indie Music After The Toughest Year Ever

While 2020 has been pretty universally agreed upon as a dumpster fire of year by the music industry, there were at least a few bright spots and silver linings when. Continue reading

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3 Top Indie Labels Exit ADA For Redeye

North Carolina-based independent distributor Redeye has announced new U.S. distribution deals for physical products with top indie labels Beggars Group, Domino Recording Co. and Saddle Creek. All three labels were. Continue reading

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Business Of Indie: $4B eOne Sale Questioned • Martin Mills • A2IM For Artists • ECM • More

In a new edition of the Business Of Indie, the $4 billion sale of eOne to Hasbro is getting a once over from UK regulators, there’s an in depth interview. Continue reading

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Back To The Past: Why The Vintage Sound Is Becoming So Popular In Indie Music

While nostalgia in entertainment is nothing new, the indie music scene has been witnessing a particularly large wave of it recently with a number of bands adopting an audio aesthetic. Continue reading

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Making Emotional Connections With Real Fans Is Your Job, Here Are 5 Ways To Do it

It's not the number of fans an artist has, but rather their level of commitment that matters, says Ariel Hyatt of CyberPR. It's true fans, those emotionally connected to the. Continue reading

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4 Crowdfunding Alternatives To PledgeMusic for Musicians

The demise of PledgeMusic left many musicians doubting the legitimacy of crowdfunding.  But the music marketing experts that we've interviewed still strongly still believe in music crowdfunding even as they. Continue reading

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The Musician’s Guide to Pandora Promotion

While Spotify deserves kudos for its free Artist toolkit, no music service has provided more opportunities for artists to connect with fans than Pandora. Pandora AMP (Artist Marketing Platform) is. Continue reading

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How To Prepare To Release New Music [Ariel Hyatt]

Many artists spend so much time and energy writing and recording their music, that they almost ignore the essential steps needed to prepare for and launch its release. Veteran music. Continue reading

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How to Make A Living As A Full Time Musician

The goal of most musicians is simply to earn a living doing what they love. But in this DIY, D2F, streaming and social media era, that goal can seem both. Continue reading

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