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Indie & DIY artists score Latin Grammy noms, including 8 from CD Baby

We were impressed when 55 artists on independent labels distributed by The Orchard scored 2023 Latin Grammy nominations but then came news from CD Baby that eight of their d.i.y.. Continue reading

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Afterparty adds $5M, debuts AI to ‘infinitely scale fan interactions’

Afterparty, a platform that empowers musicians and creators to form and monetize fan connections, has secured $5 million in funding for a total of $12 million raised to date. Lauv,. Continue reading

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Putting Humans First in the Music Industry: What’s Right? What’s Fair? What’s Possible?

“It’s just business” is a phrase that’s often used to excuse bad behavior. But imagine a music business that actually cares about people and the art they create. It’s obtainable,. Continue reading

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Musicians Guide to SMS Text Marketing Services

Text marketing is a powerful and personable way to communicate with your most dedicated fans. Here are some of the best-rated services to help you get started… by Randi Zimmerman. Continue reading

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The Cardi B Effect: How Cardi’s features help boost her peers

Cardi B’s electrifying guest verses have transformed budding artists into chart-topping sensations. From GloRilla to FendiDa Rappa, the lasting impact of a Cardi collaboration proves her enduring influence in the. Continue reading

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Independent musicians can unlock cash flow with Duetti

Duetti can help cash flow for independent artists and musicians by enabling them to sell all or part of their master catalogs or tracks using a transparent, data-backed model. from. Continue reading

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Live music will drive ‘Funflation’ as consumer spending slows says BoA analysis

There’s good news for musicians and the live music sector in a new report from Bank of America analyst Jessica Reif Ehrlich. According to the analysis, funflation – the post-pandemic. Continue reading

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Streaming’s problems will not be fixed by royalties alone [Mark Mulligan, MIDiA]

After Universal and Deezer’s royalty proposal made headlines, Mark Mulligan of consultancy MIDiA explained that much more needs to be considered to fix the over-arching problems troubling music streaming. by. Continue reading

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How to get more music gigs with cold emailing

The music industry is a competitive place, so sometimes you have to use ambitious strategies to be successful. Here’s a guide on how you can use cold emails to get. Continue reading

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A Guide to Spatial Audio and Where It’s Heading

“Spatial and immersive audio is the present and future of music, and we’ve only scratched the surface of its potential,” writes Ross Lara, the founder of independent music production company Archipelago. Continue reading

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