Digital Music Business And The Rashomon Effect – Jim McDermott’s Important A2IM Keynote

In this keynote address transcript, Jim McDermott explains how the Rashomon effect, wherein multiple parties share contradictory but equally plausible accounts of an event, has persistently existed in dealings between artists, labels and the music. Continue reading

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Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Millennial’s Relationship To Music • Concert Etiquette • YouTube For Indie Artists • More

This week on MusicThinkTank, we hear how millennials feel about recorded music, pick up some tips on the best way to behave at a concert, and how indie artists can utilize YouTube, plus much more.

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Why Your Fans Won’t Come to Your Shows…

75% or more of your fan base won’t make it to a show on your next tour. There are various factors that can keep your fans from attending your next. Continue reading

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MusicThinkTank Weekly Recap: Twitter #Music Is a Dud & More

Where The Music Industry Thinks Out Loud      Jon Ostrow: Twitter #Music Is a Dud… But Twitter is Still Critical To Your Marketing Mark Doyon: Think of Your Music. Continue reading

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The Rise of the Musicpreneur (Part 2/3)

Earlier, Tommy Darker wrote part 1 of the rise of the musicpreneur which covered the business and online assets a musician should have. He follows up with part 2 on. Continue reading

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MusicThinkTank.com Weekly Recap: Performing Music Gets Us High & More

Where The Music Industry Thinks Out Loud   Tom Satchwell: Stop Making Them Wait And Give Them The Music Bobby Owsinski: Performing Music Gets Us High  

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How Your Band Can Perfom @SXSW

It’s time again to apply to play at SXSW. Applications are open, but before you apply to play, make sure that you are ready. On Music Think Tank, Simon Tam. Continue reading

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How To Release Music On Twitter – A Reunited Blur Does It Right

Guest post by Eliot Van Buskirk of Evolver.fm. Yes, Twitter is a ridiculously-constrained communications medium — a holdover from the dumb-phone days when text could only be sent from phone. Continue reading

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MusicThinkTank Weekly Recap: Is Your Music in an Art Gallery or at Ikea? & More

Where The Music Industry Thinks Out Loud David Dufresne: Is Your Music in an Art Gallery or at Ikea? Ariel Hyatt: How to Write Engaging Newsletters – Ariel Hyatt's Greeting,. Continue reading

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How Flexible Pricing Can Help You Sell More Merch

Musicians sell merch at concerts, but at what price? Chris Robley thinks that the value of your merch changes from gig to gig. Performing live is about creating moments on. Continue reading

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