Who Actually NEEDS A Record Label In 2021? [Video]

While land a record deal was once the Holy Grail for up and coming musician, bands and artists today are a bit more inclined to keep their options open, and. Continue reading

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Louis O’Reilly On Starting A Label, Future Of TikTok and What Makes A Good Manager [INTERVIEW]

In this interview, CTO, Entrepreneur, and manager of some of Canada’s biggest country artists Louis O’Reilly discusses starting your own record label, what the future of TikTok looks like and. Continue reading

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Merck Mercuriadis: ‘Hipgnosis Has A Buy And Hold Strategy, Not A Buy And Sell Strategy’

In part two of the Q&A with Merck Mercuriadis of investment/song management company Hipgnosis, we dig deeper into his vision and strategy for the management of the company. READ PART 1. Continue reading

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Artists Will Earn A Little More With Removal Of Controlled Composition Clause

BMG made industry headlines last week when it opted to eliminate the Controlled Composition clause from its artist contracts. This means more money for artists, and could also be the. Continue reading

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Streaming Bots Might Be Tempting, But Artists Should Beware

Given the weight of streaming numbers in the music economy, the idea of employing a streaming bot has a significant allure to bands and artists, but as with so many. Continue reading

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Are Record Labels Still Relevant?

While record labels still exist, many in the industry question whether they’re still relevant to the modern music business, and if they still hold the power to elevate an artist. Continue reading

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Woman Owned Labels You Should Know About

In an industry with plenty of gender issues, it’s good to take a moment and recognize a few of the women leaders owning and operating some of the music business’s. Continue reading

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The Song Economy Is Just Getting Started: Here’s Why

Keith Jopling explores the development of the burgeoning song economy. This new music industry growth engine has spurred decades-old chestnuts back to the top of the charts, as well as. Continue reading

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Music Credits Come Of Age With ‘Sound Credit’

By its very nature, music is a collaborative process, but the individual contributions of musicians, producers, and engineers often receive little to no recognition, particularly as the streaming era has. Continue reading

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Convergence In Music Industry as Managers Become Labels, Distributors Become Marketers and More

In this piece, Jake Udell reflects on the how music companies are increasingly converging to become the same thing as they try to wear a growing number of hats in. Continue reading

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