Trying to break into the music industry as an independent artist can be personally rewarding yet discouraging at the same time. You may find your financial safety dwindling as you cover costs like music distribution, payment for studio engineers, music promotion, and much more. It can also be a real struggle to make a name… Continue reading Music as a Dream Job: Make It Your Side Hustle
Functioning as a songwriter and artist in this day and age is already hard enough. Calculating the costs of making your songs available to a streaming service is even more difficult due to low compensation for each song. Every artist deserves a fair price for their music. Unfortunately, this is not what music streaming services… Continue reading Songwriters vs. Streaming Services: What You Need to Know
If you don’t know who Steve Albini is, well, let’s fix that. Albini is an award-winning musician, producer, industry commentator, and one of the most respected figures in the industry. With credits to his name including artists like Nirvana, The Pixies, PJ Harvey, and The Stooges. Albini has an eye for talent and a unique… Continue reading What Musicians Can Learn from Steve Albini
Soundcloud, the world’s biggest open audio platform, has just introduced a new plan catering to DJs. Rolled out in October 2020, Soundcloud DJ gives users unlimited offline access to its entire catalog. How does it differ from Soundcloud Go+ and is it worth the monthly subscription fee? Let’s find out. About the Soundcloud DJ Plan… Continue reading Soundcloud Offers New Plan for DJs: Is It Worth It?
As a musician, marketing yourself is as important as making music. In the digital age, there are more ways than ever to put yourself out there and connect directly with listeners. Amid the social media arms race, video has surged in popularity to become the dominant way for users to express themselves, share with others,… Continue reading How to Use TikTok to Market Your Music
Denver (August 25, 2021) – HUDL Music, the upstart community-based platform for independent artists and music makers, announced today the relocation of their headquarters to Denver, CO from New York City. Shortly after passing the brand’s 1-year anniversary since launch, Lashion Robinson, founder and CEO of HUDL Music, began the search for a new place… Continue reading HUDL Music Relocates Headquarters from NYC to Denver
Everyone loves a good pop song. Something about the tempo, the lyrics, and even the emotions speak to our souls. Pop songs remind us of our youth, our first love, and that one summer when all was right with the world. Pop provides us with nostalgic moments before we realize their significance. Generations of… Continue reading How to Write a Pop Song
As an independent artist and musician, you may have written and re-written just one song, or countless songs. Some were probably good, some might have been bad, and one or two might be the best song of all time. However, the real question is, are they protected? You definitely don’t want your precious work over… Continue reading How to Copyright a Song as an Independent Artist
On April 1st, 2021, HUDL Music celebrated its 1st anniversary as a live app! Sparked from the imagination of entrepreneur CEO and founder, Lashion Robinson, HUDL Music has become a beacon for indie artists to share their music, visuals, and connect with each other in ways like never before. Lashion and his nationwide team have… Continue reading Happy Anniversary HUDL Music!
For many years, the internet and social media have perpetuated a type of virtual reality that’s now second nature to much of the world’s population. As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, this virtual experience has only expanded its reach. Although modern psychology is unwavering in touting the benefits of in-person social interaction, advances in… Continue reading How to Use Live Streaming as a Tool to Deliver Music to Your Audiences