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Every musician has a certain style and preference, and for DJs, being different is what it’s going to take to make you stand out in the industry. One way an artist does this is by using and discovering new gear. Gear not only increases productivity but also can add new elements to your sound. Here’s some of the most innovative equipment for DJs to look out for.
So you’re a bit of a bad ass, huh? You’ve got the sound that’s waiting to be discovered and are ready for the big leagues. Just because you’ve got the sound doesn’t mean you’ve got the deal these days. Now you’re thinking to yourself, what do record labels look for when signing an artist?
Here are the top five things record labels look for in an artist before giving them a deal.
Singing several nights a week can take its toll on your voice - especially if you’re belting out rock anthems in a function band. Keeping your voice healthy requires lifestyle adjustments, great technique and proper warm-ups. But even if you’re doing everything right, illness and stress can leave your voice strained and fatigued. Here are a few tips and remedies to get your voice ready for the stage, even when you’re not feeling your best.
Considering the popularity of the internet in the present era, the first and the most important thing that you need to do for promoting your music is create a music website. This would be your personal website showcasing your talent. Here, you can upload songs and music that you have created. However, make sure to promote this website by using different means for attracting visitors. One beneficial thing that you can do is allow the visitors to listen to a part of your music completely free of charge. This website can also be used for selling music.
This article is actually a lesson from Let Fans Pay You, a course that outlines essential automated marketing strategy for artists, entertainers and their management companies. Click here to get this 5-part course delivered to you free of charge.
In this lesson of Let Fans Pay You, I’m going to explain the awkward tension every artist feels when it comes to email marketing and the strategy for alleviating that tension altogether.
That tension? Selling to your email list.
Remember the days of MTV playing actual music videos? Maybe this separates a lot of musicians in generation, this age gap when music videos seemed to mean something. Perhaps they didn’t mean anything at all, aside from expensive productions, rented out mansions, and a budget backed single on a massive major label. Aside from recanting the past, things in the music industry have obviously changed. What hasn’t been addressed though is the market for making music videos.
Songs become a part of the story of our lives. Their lyrics linger inside of us. We recall those words, but what we remember isn’t what they meant to the person who wrote them. It’s what they mean to us. We relate their lyrics back to the events that have happened in our lives. We interject our personal narrative into their songs, and it feels as though they mirror our own memories and emotions.
Since the beginning of music’s existence, we’ve had musicians come and go but it is the pioneers, the ones who are weird and different, that are the ones we all remember!
When trying to make it in the music scene today, standing out is just as vital as anything else in having a fruitful career.
Here are our top three tips for earning more in the music industry:
If you’re already using Bandcamp for digital downloads of your music, then you know what a powerful sales tool the platform can be. But if you limit yourself to only selling those digital downloads, you’re leaving money on the table. Here’s a brief guide to the benefits of adding merchandise to your Bandcamp store.
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