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Private equity firm Rizvi Traverse is is close to acquiring an equity stake in Nashville-based performing rights organization SESAC, according to an FTC filing that provides few specifics.
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An updated review of ReverbNation for solo or band-based independent musicians. It ain't all bad. Or is it?
OP-ED by C. Vincent Plummer ( @cvpmusic ) is a Musician, Co-Founder, & Social Strategist for Bedloo. If you're anything like me, your band is not famous.
Independent bands and musicians could learn a lot from emerging business startups.
The following very awesome tip comes from Ari Herstand, a performing musician, actor, and part-time blogger who also advises bands and artists (check out his...
This is not about whether the YouTube Music Awards were a train wreck or not. I'm not going to criticize the overall quality of the show's production. Live shows are tough. I'm a performer, I kn...
UK-based electro-rock artist Whitey, aka NJ White, has had his music on shows ranging from CSI, The Sopranos, Entourage and Breaking Bad. Here, he explains...
Audiam has entered a deal with SOCAN, the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada. The deal will allow SOCAN’s 115,000 members to...
We'll be running more of the artist feedback and commentary from last week's Virgin Disrupters roundtable. Here's Amanda Palmer, “Can I speak up here? I’d like to just add to what Zoe [Keating] was...
YouTube is poised to become the most dominant force in music worldwide, wisely making strategic moves to expand its already massive footprint with the industry and audience. Look at the facts.
If you’ve got a fan account on Bandcamp, we’ve got a great new way for you to discover music. Your music feed shows you the activity of all the fans and artists you follow, and lets you listen to their picks and new releases instantly.
If artists make more than three times the percentage from concerts as they do from recordings, does it matter if people are stealing their recordings?...
If you want to penetrate the consciousness of a large group of people and grow the pie, an album isn’t working. Hell, it’s not even working as a revenue model!
She's not indie, but her failure is a lesson to those of us who are. Pretty sure the lesson is obvious. Or not.
Membership in the St. Louis Youth Orchestra teaches various concepts all at once, harmonizing epiphanies of pitch and tempo with…
Yo-Yo Ma asks "What can you do with your talent to make your community better? Your country, your world?"
SONGS Music Publishing has signed Lorde for a worldwide co-publishing deal worth $2.5M. SONGS is the self-described “world’s leading full service independent music publishing company...
HARD has become an iconic EDM brand due to its numerous festivals, including HARD Summer, HOLY SHIP! and HARD Haunted Mansion. But their lineups are...
Since my previous review of BandCamp early last year, a lot has changed. Read my new review including pros/cons and a couple of pointers.
Jonathan L. Friedmann, Ph.D. Contact with the new and returning to the familiar are common occurrences among listeners of music. During the course of an average day and through the duration of an a...
How much should we rely on "familiar" sounds in our songwriting?
When it comes to your average guitar god, an iconic guitar is never far behind. Join Keith Link for part two of his romp through the garden of legendary players and their axes.
Last Stop Booking offers some tips on building some momentum back into your tour dates so you can increase your band’s draw.
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"There's great records coming out this year you're not going to hear on the radio," says former Oasis man
Beginning a mix can be a daunting task. There really is no single correct approach to the mixdown process – here are 10 tips to get you started.
10 Mixdown Tips For the Aspiring Audio Engineer
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