January 2022

Why, when, and how to build a team for your music career

There’s money to be made in music, but the hustle will run you ragged if you’re not also pursuing it for something of more value than money. To what end are you hustling for? If you’re not being creatively satisfied, having fun, or working with people you enjoy, there are easier ways to earn a […]

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Musicians Who Died In 2021

In addition to all the heartache last year wrought, the list of notable musicians and producers who died in 2021 is extensive, with a host of innovators, groundbreakers, and icons joining their departed brethren at the eternal post-gig party. Grieving… It never gets any easier. Source: Musicians Who Died In 2021 | Disc Makers Blog

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6 EPK Must-Haves | ReverbNation Blog

Now is the perfect time to revamp that EPK and get it up to par so that as soon as you begin seeking new press placements, booking your next tour, or reaching out to festivals, you have everything you need to stand out. So, what should every EPK have? Source: 6 EPK Must-Haves | ReverbNation […]

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My Single Release Checklist — Passive Promotion

Brian Hazard from Color Theory has been one of those quiet achievers just getting on with the job of putting out music. I read his blogs and view his YouTube videos whenever they come across my radar and I’m impressed with his methodical consistency and overall quality of his releases. He has now documented his […]

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The brakes have been slammed on audio streaming’s growth in the UK. Is the US next?

Are the world’s biggest music markets headed towards an era where streaming growth plateaus, in the same way it has in the ‘early adopter’ Scandinavian territories? The latest data, at least on a volume basis, suggests so. It will be interesting to see what happens with streaming goes in the next 12 months but I […]

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Musician’s Guide To Setting And Achieving Goals

I hope everyone has had a wonderful Christmas and New Years break. It’s now time to get back into the swing of things for 2022. This time of year has traditionally been the time of year to get out your butchers paper and plan out the year ahead. A big part of this planning is […]

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Catch ’22: A Complete* List Of Absolutely Everything The Music Business Needs To Fix Or Get Rid Of In 2022 (*Almost)

… here are 22 things the music business really needs to stop doing or to fix before the calendar flips over into 2023. A great list here, right on the money. Read it, absorb it and do it (if you have the power to make change). Source:Catch ’22: A Complete* List Of Absolutely Everything The […]

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