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initial review of Audiam YouTube Payment Services - muz4now

initial review of Audiam YouTube Payment Services - muz4now | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
An early review of Audiam service (started by former TuneCore head, Jeff Price) for musicians who have music embedded in YouTube videos. So far? So good.
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6 Ways to Make Sure You Don’t Waste Your Time on YouTube | CyberPR Music

6 Ways to Make Sure You Don’t Waste Your Time on YouTube | CyberPR Music | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Recently, we connected with Ryan Carey regarding his experience with YouTube and he was gracious enough to give us this guest blog post sharing his
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Advertise your music on the world's biggest sites - DIY Musician Blog

Advertise your music on the world's biggest sites - DIY Musician Blog | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Advertising with major music outlets has always been an afterthought for most independent artists. Not that the exposure wouldn’t be welcome, but let’s...
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5 Keys to Indie Music Success | Indie-Music.com

5 Keys to Indie Music Success | Indie-Music.com | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
In this guest post from Dave Kusek, founder of the New Artist Model and founder/former CEO of Berkleemusic, he explores five strategies and mindsets that can lead to success in music, and in life.
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Which Music Service Makes Artists the Most Money?

Which Music Service Makes Artists the Most Money? | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
The answer is never easy — and it's devised through fractions of a penny
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Help the cops recover your stolen music gear – Disc Makers

Help the cops recover your stolen music gear – Disc Makers | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
GearTrack’s intrepid gigging deputy gives advice on how to help the police track down your precious stolen music gear.
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Apple Is Integrating Shazam Right into iOS... - Digital Music News

Apple Is Integrating Shazam Right into iOS... - Digital Music News | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
As Apple looks toward a global expansion of iTunes Radio, they’re also working on updating iOS software to integrate music discovery. Bloomberg reports that Apple...
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Your music _is_ listed with Shazam, right?

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RIAA and the Major Labels Sue Megaupload... - Digital Music News

RIAA and the Major Labels Sue Megaupload... - Digital Music News | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Earlier this week the Motion Picture Association of America sued Megaupload for “massive copyright infringement”. On April 10th, 2014 the Recording Industry Association of America filed...
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Pandora Is a Top 5 Smartphone App

Pandora Is a Top 5 Smartphone App | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Digital measurement firm comScore released new data on mobile and smartphone usage last week, showing that more than 163.2 million Americans own a smartphone. That number represents 68.2% of the mo...
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Beggars Group recalibrates 50% streaming payment to artists and attacks YouTube

Beggars Group recalibrates 50% streaming payment to artists and attacks YouTube | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
At a time of immense obfuscation over streaming royalties and artist gripes about payments, Beggars Group was one of the few labels to mak
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Muso – a friendly way to fight piracy

Muso – a friendly way to fight piracy | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Helienne Lindvall: Finding your music on infringing sites feels like being burgled, but a producer and songwriter has come up with a solution
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Why you need a live performance checklist for your next gig

Why you need a live performance checklist for your next gig | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
I'm a believer in creating a live performance checklist. This is a document that contains a list of everything you should be promoting and doing at every...
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DO NOT USE PANDORA

DO NOT USE PANDORA | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
My friend Adam Dorn, better known as Mocean Worker, is a brilliant music artist. His songs received 1,200,000 plays in the year 2013 on the Pandora online, commercial, for profit, radio station. He...
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JJ Appleton (indie musician) just wants musicians to get more than 0.0003714% of the proceeds.

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Review of Songkick and BandsInTown #Musician #Gig Calendars - muz4now

Review of Songkick and BandsInTown #Musician #Gig Calendars - muz4now | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
A brief review of Songkick and BandsInTown gig calendar and sharing services for musicians. Both offer some nice features.
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Untapped Potential: Alternative Income Streams For Musicians

Untapped Potential: Alternative Income Streams For Musicians | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Making a living from art, it's what every musician wants. A difficult task, that often takes a long time. Becoming successful in the music industry is a marathon, not a sprint.
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The 5-minute musician website makeover - DIY Musician Blog

The 5-minute musician website makeover - DIY Musician Blog | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
ost people that encounter your music will find you online. That means it's crucial to keep your band website up-to-date. These simple tips will help you...
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How to turn a boring gig into a memorable event your fans will love

How to turn a boring gig into a memorable event your fans will love | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
The Orion Experience was tired of playing the same old kinds of gigs. You know the ones: you arrive on time, throw your gear in the corner, rush on stage...
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7 Google Apps that All Musicians Need To Know About | CyberPR Music

7 Google Apps that All Musicians Need To Know About | CyberPR Music | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Google, in my humble opinion, is the most amazing invention since anything else I can really think of. And Google is not just a big search engine, although
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I'm not as big a fan of these as Ariel Hyatt, but I do see the usefulness of several of these: most notably Alerts, Drive and G+.

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Imogen Heap's Crazy, Music-Controlling Gloves Hit Kickstarter

Imogen Heap's Crazy, Music-Controlling Gloves Hit Kickstarter | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
If you want to manipulate music by pointing and moving your arms around, check out Imogen Heap's Mi.Mu gloves.
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Bandsintown Passes 10 Million Users. See Their Most-Tracked Artists... - Digital Music News

Bandsintown Passes 10 Million Users. See Their Most-Tracked Artists... - Digital Music News | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Concert-tracking app Bandsintown has announced that they have hit 10 million registered users. They’ve created a handy graphic that shows their growth over time. Bandsintown...
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Matt Stevens - Notes From The Wilderness: Facebook Fraud

Matt Stevens - Notes From The Wilderness: Facebook Fraud | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
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Elena Sánchez's curator insight, April 21, 3:50 PM

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#irespectmusic Update: The Hope Train Arrives in Washington Union Station With Your Petition

#irespectmusic Update: The Hope Train Arrives in Washington Union Station With Your Petition | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
MTP readers will remember the #irespectmusic campaign has brought together over 10,000 music makers and music lovers who let the U.S. Congress know that they'd like Congress to get artists paid for...
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#IRespectMusic petition is delivered to Washington 

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Moogfest: celebrating the man, the machine and the music

Moogfest: celebrating the man, the machine and the music | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Each year thousands descend on the freak capital of the west, North Carolina's Asheville, for an event dedicated to the culture-shaping synthesiser. Here, Hermione Hoby tells us why now, in its tenth year, the festival feels as much a testament to the man as to his Moog
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5 Traits Of Successful Music Professionals: Which Traits Are Your Missing?

5 Traits Of Successful Music Professionals: Which Traits Are Your Missing? | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
5 common traits I see in every successful producer, musician, artist and other music business professionals. Which traits do you have in common?
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Rhapsody Suddenly Has 1.7 Million Paying Subscribers... - Digital Music News

Rhapsody Suddenly Has 1.7 Million Paying Subscribers... - Digital Music News | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
The landscape of streaming services is saturated, and the number of services continues to grow. The Associated Press is now reporting some surprising subscriber numbers for...
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5 Traits Of Successful Music Professionals: Which Traits Are Your Missing?

5 Traits Of Successful Music Professionals: Which Traits Are Your Missing? | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Here are 5 common traits I see in successful producers, musicians and other music business professionals
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