As 2023 draws to a close (how did we get here already?!) we take a gander back at this year with hazy “what just happened” goggles recollecting the moments that stood out to us as artists, and as the loyal members of an ever-evolving industry
The article from DIY Musician, titled “The Top 10 DIY Musician Articles of 2023,” serves as a comprehensive guide to the most significant highlights and insights for DIY musicians in 2023.
Authored by Cristina Cano, an internationally touring songwriter, producer, performer, and music industry professional, the article reflects on the year’s key moments and offers valuable resources for artists. Here’s a summary of the top 10 articles featured:
- How to Promote Music on TikTok: This guide explores effective strategies for promoting music on the viral platform TikTok.
- How to Copyright Your Music – Complete Guide: A comprehensive guide to understanding and navigating the world of copyright for musicians.
- 5 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Making Music: Chris Robley and Cristina Cano share timeless insights and advice for those beginning their musical journeys.
- Latin GRAMMYs 2023: 8 CD Baby Artists Shine Bright Across 7 Categories: A celebration of the achievements of eight CD Baby artists who were nominated in seven categories at the Latin GRAMMYs 2023.
- Why Musicians Quit (and How to Avoid It): An exploration of common reasons musicians consider quitting and strategies to overcome these challenges.
- The Scenius Approach to Navigating Industry Changes: An episode of the DIY Musician Podcast discussing the concept of “scenius” and its role in adapting to industry changes.
- Making Waves in the UK: A Roadmap to Radio Airplay for UK Artists: A guide for UK artists on gaining radio airplay and making an impact in the music scene.
- What New Musicians Can Learn from the Breakout Success of Peso Pluma: Lessons from the success story of Peso Pluma, offering insights for new musicians.
- 5 Things Musicians Get Wrong About Advertising: A look at common misconceptions in music advertising and how to approach it effectively.
- A Musician’s Guide to Threads: Weaving a Community Symphony: An exploration of the power of online communities in connecting artists and fostering collaboration.
The article concludes with a hopeful outlook for the future, encouraging musicians to be inspired and guided by these resources as they create new music in the coming year.