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