independent music...
Follow
3.7K views | +5 today
Scooped by stan stewart
onto independent musician resources
Scoop.it!

Why Azoff Left Live Nation | Indie-Music.com

Why Azoff Left Live Nation | Indie-Music.com | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Irving Azoff created Front Line, the world's largest artist management company, sold it to Ticketmaster and then led the move to merge the ticketing powerhouse with concert giant Live Nation. But just two years later, he's quit.
more...
No comment yet.
independent musician resources
Being an independent musician means you need all the useful tools you can get to share your artistry.
Curated by stan stewart
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by stan stewart
Scoop.it!

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.
stan stewart's insight:

...be sure to read the comments...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by stan stewart
Scoop.it!

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
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by stan stewart
Scoop.it!

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...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by stan stewart
Scoop.it!

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...
stan stewart's insight:

JJ Appleton (indie musician) just wants musicians to get more than 0.0003714% of the proceeds.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by stan stewart
Scoop.it!

Why Can't Songwriters Audit? A Brief Guide to Statutory Audits Under the U.S. Copyright Act

Why Can't Songwriters Audit? A Brief Guide to Statutory Audits Under the U.S. Copyright Act | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
BLANCHE Whoever you are...I have always depended on the kindness of strangers. From A Streetcar Named Desire, by Tennessee Williams Songwriters earn a sizable percentage of their ever decreasing in...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by stan stewart
Scoop.it!

Why Rampant Youth Piracy in Singapore is a Global Concern | Creativity Tech

Why Rampant Youth Piracy in Singapore is a Global Concern | Creativity Tech | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Why Rampant Youth Piracy in Singapore is a Global Concern | Creativity Tech
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by stan stewart
Scoop.it!

Alternative rocker’s crusade against lyric websites highlights copyright violations - ABA Journal

Alternative rocker’s crusade against lyric websites highlights copyright violations - ABA Journal | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by stan stewart
Scoop.it!

How To Get The Break Every Time - Digital Music News

How To Get The Break Every Time - Digital Music News | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Ask any star what his or her ‘big break’ was and most of the time you won’t get a straight answer. It’s not because she...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by stan stewart
Scoop.it!

Facebook Update Watch 2014: What You Need to Know About Facebook’s New Pages Layout | CyberPR Music

Facebook Update Watch 2014: What You Need to Know About Facebook’s New Pages Layout | CyberPR Music | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Facebook is at it once again in what is likely to throw all to many people into a frenzy of confusion. So brace yourselves… Facebook is updating the
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by stan stewart
Scoop.it!

07- Checklist: What to Do BEFORE You Book the Gig - Bob Baker

07- Checklist: What to Do BEFORE You Book the Gig - Bob Baker | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
So, you’re eager to play your music live. You’re ready to start booking gigs or even a mini tour. Time to start emailing and calling venues, right? HOLD ON! Slow down, Mario … Before you do anything, listen to these tips and checklists that Billy and I dish out. Make sure you are prepared BEFORE …
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by stan stewart
Scoop.it!

@bettemidler : @Spotify and @Pandora have made it impossible for songwriters to earn a living: three months streaming on Pandora, 4,175,149 plays=$114.11.

@bettemidler : @Spotify and @Pandora have made it impossible for songwriters to earn a living: three months streaming on Pandora, 4,175,149 plays=$114.11. | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
The truth is self evident. .@Spotify and @Pandora have made it impossible for songwriters to earn a living: three months streaming on Pandora, 4,175,149 plays=$114.11. — Bette Midler (@BetteMidler)...
stan stewart's insight:

Over 4 million plays on Pandora = less than $125.

 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by stan stewart
Scoop.it!

7 Tips For Making Music Videos That Rock

7 Tips For Making Music Videos That Rock | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Making a professional-looking video without a professional budget is not that hard, as long as you follow a few simple rules and keep your eye on the big picture.
stan stewart's insight:

Linda Freeman just released a new video (April 3) and it looks like she's got the process down.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by stan stewart
Scoop.it!

How to achieve your songwriting goals - DIY Musician Blog

How to achieve your songwriting goals - DIY Musician Blog | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Defining your goals is the first step towards reaching them. As a songwriter, it can be overwhelming to keep your mind focused on the big picture without...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by stan stewart
Scoop.it!

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
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by stan stewart
Scoop.it!

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?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by stan stewart
Scoop.it!

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...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by stan stewart
Scoop.it!

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
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by stan stewart
Scoop.it!

Avid Previews New Vision for Pro Tools at NAB 2014 — Cloud Collaboration, Monetization, and Much More : SonicScoop – Creative, Technical & Business Connections For NYC’s Music & Sound Community

Avid Previews New Vision for Pro Tools at NAB 2014 — Cloud Collaboration, Monetization, and Much More : SonicScoop – Creative, Technical & Business Connections For NYC’s Music & Sound Community | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by stan stewart
Scoop.it!

Finally: ASCAP, BMI, and SOCAN Introduce a Collaborative Registration Process... - Digital Music News

Finally: ASCAP, BMI, and SOCAN Introduce a Collaborative Registration Process... - Digital Music News | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Performance rights organizations ASCAP, BMI, and SOCAN have teamed up on an initiative that will streamline registration for publishers. Publishers will be able to submit...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by stan stewart
Scoop.it!

I'm a Grammy Nominated Artist. Want to See My Royalty Statements? - Digital Music News

I'm a Grammy Nominated Artist. Want to See My Royalty Statements? - Digital Music News | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
The following comes from Armen Chakmakian, a Grammy-nominated composer, keyboardist, and recording artist.  There are tons of articles about music streaming sites like Pandora, Spotify,...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by stan stewart
Scoop.it!

Art Is Not Artist

Art Is Not Artist | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Jonathan L. Friedmann, Ph.D. Biographies and backstories can taint our perception of artistic creations. The more that is known of the life and views of the artist, the more potentially challenging...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by stan stewart
Scoop.it!

ASCAP, BMI, and SOCAN Unify Publisher Registration as MusicMark - SoundCtrl

ASCAP, BMI, and SOCAN Unify Publisher Registration as MusicMark - SoundCtrl | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
This is no April Fool's joke. Today marks the first full day of activity for newly launched collaborative endeavor, MusicMark.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by stan stewart
Scoop.it!

Crowdfunding and Its Perks

Crowdfunding and Its Perks | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
21110 After struggling with drug addiction and serving some jail time, Jonny Craig was dropped by his label. On February 12, 2013, the former vocalist for Dance Gavin Dancer, launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise $20,000 toward his solo EP Find What You Love and Let It Kill You. $20,000 is a good deal of...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by stan stewart
Scoop.it!

One Band Have Worked Out a Way to Cheat Spotify out of Money | NOISEY

One Band Have Worked Out a Way to Cheat Spotify out of Money | NOISEY | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Except it's not really cheating, they're just really clever.
stan stewart's insight:

No actual cheating involved. Actually quite brilliant.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by stan stewart
Scoop.it!

2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Simulcast | The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Simulcast | The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by stan stewart
Scoop.it!

5 Things That Make Aretha Franklin Great

5 Things That Make Aretha Franklin Great | independent musician resources | Scoop.it

It’s Aretha Franklin’s birthday, so let’s celebrate her magnificent talent! Aretha has been performing and recording for more than fifty years. She has 45 top 40 hits. Although her heyday was in the late 60s/early 70s, she is the undisputed Queen of Soul. Rolling Stone ranks Aretha Franklin as the “Greatest Singer of All...

more...
No comment yet.