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Now is the most challenging time of the entire pandemic for musicians

October of 2021 is proving to be the most challenging time for touring musicians and the live music sector since the start of the pandemic. When COVID first hit it. Continue reading

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Audioshake adds $2M for AI stem creation platform

Audioshake has announced the completion of a $2 million seed funding round. Audioshake’s on-demand A.I.-driven platform deconstructs songs into their parts (“stems”) so that they can be monetized for new. Continue reading

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5 tips for writing music grant applications

Cultivating a successful career in music can often come with a fairly hefty price tag, but thankfully private institutions, and sometimes even governments have grants available which can help to. Continue reading

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5 ways to turn your band into a brand overnight

One of the most important ways to market your band is to focus on your branding. Branding is important because it helps your fans identify your music, merch, and personalities. Continue reading

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Why the Copyright Royalty Board must index song rates to inflation #irespectmusic

Here, Chris Castle makes a case for why the Copyright Royalty Board should index song rates in the face of the looming specter of inflation Guest post by Chris Castle. Continue reading

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How I promoted a digital-only covers album [Brian Hazard]

Brian Hazard of the project Color Theory walks us through his strategy for promoting a recent digital-only album of 80s covers with Matt Mancid. Guest post by Brian Hazard of. Continue reading

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TOP POSTS: Last week’s most read posts on Hypebot

Most popular on Hypebot this week, we had articles covering the state of live streaming in 2021, Spotify and Pandora’s diminishing lead in listeners, how to market you music using. Continue reading

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Spotlight: Indie music distributor Ingrooves

A2IM profiles Ingrooves Music Group, a leader in music distribution, marketing, and technology, dedicated to empowering independent labels and music entrepreneurs. via A2IM from Ingrooves:  Ingrooves Music Group is a. Continue reading

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Getting It Done: Last week in D.I.Y. & Indie music

Tips? Advice? We’ve got everything the independent do-it-yourselfer needs this week, with guidance on how to compose social media posts that promote your music, why songwriters should care about inflation. Continue reading

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REWIND: New music industry’s last week in review

As we revisit the past week’s music industry news, we check back on Jim Morrison’s ongoing legacy, a new Twitter tool for removing unwanted followers, how much music fans want. Continue reading

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