Why You Need To Stop Worrying About Success In Music

In a piece well suited for times like these, Patrick McGuire explores why artists should stop worrying about the nebulous term “success.” Guest post by Patrick McGuire of the ReverbNation. Continue reading

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Are You Feeling Uncertain? Please Make Music About It

Music’s impact on cultural consciousness is powerful and shouldn’t be taken for granted. Patrick McGuire explains how the ability to translate feelings of doubt and turmoil into music can be. Continue reading

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Why Musicians Should Forget The Numbers, Focus On Making Great Music In 2020

As the music economy has continued to grow and change over the last decade, bands and artists not have more access than ever to metrics and numbers through which they. Continue reading

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2020 Guide To Music, Songwriting Conferences

If you’re looking to connect with your industry peers, improve your craft, and interact with industry professionals, there’s no better place to do it than music industry conferences. Here we. Continue reading

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Discovery Networks Backs Down After Songwriters Revolt

Discovery Networks, which controls 20 popular cable channels, has backed off a plan that would have forced composers to give up all performance royalties for U.S. airings and sign away. Continue reading

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How A Music Retreat Can Jumpstart The Songwriting Process

Even for experienced songwriters, creative inspiration isn’t some kind of faucet that can just be turned on, but for those staring down the dreaded writers block, a songwriting retreat can. Continue reading

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Drive For Musical Cohesion Can Stifle Creativity: Here’s How

Identifying with a certain genre of music, and being influenced (as we all are) by the kind of music you enjoy can often influence what kind of music you create,. Continue reading

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Songwriters Hall Of Fame Announces 2020 Inductees [Full List]

Mariah Carey, Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart of the Eurythmics and the Isley Brothers are among the 2020 Songwriters Hall Of Fame inductees. The full list of 2020 Songwriters Hall. Continue reading

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Creative Cycles: 5 Artists On How Workflow Evolves Through The Year

As an artist, consistent creative output is important- regardless of environmental factors – but like it or not, the changing of the seasons can impact creative flow. Here, five artists. Continue reading

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Low-Budget Musician: Using Your Phone To Create, Share Music

Getting into a fully furnished recording studio and funding an album release can be an incredibly expensive proposition for some musicians, but thanks to the recording studios we carry around. Continue reading

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