Few people can disclose that they have never been to a concert and if they can, one of their top wishes is to attend one. From the heart-throbbing sound to the exhilaration goer’s experience, rock concerts are said to be the time of anyone’s lives. Though most believe that there are expectations when going to a concert, the best actions anyone can take is to keep it simple, relaxed, and to have a good time. Making your next rock concert legit is far easier than you think.
Ever wondered how to best choose a supplier to work with your music business enterprise? Or have you been burned? Has a web designer taken the money and not produced the goods? Have you had an ongoing to and fro with a graphic designer who doesn’t seem to “get you?” Well, I have too, here’s my story and here’s the lesson I learned!
Today, we take music streaming platforms like Spotify, Apple Music and Soundcloud for granted, despite their relatively new existence. The growth of digital consumption over the past decade has far exceeded any other period in the music distribution timeline. We decided to take a closer look at how music streaming services came to fruition, beginning with the very first platforms. One such platform was Virgin Jamcast, founded by Scott Roulet in partnership with Virgin Entertainment.
It’s important for artists to gain content about themselves in the Music Industry. It allows them to keep fans updated about their activities. Besides this, it’s also a way to build up relationships in the Music Industry and other fans. In this blog I tell you about artists and their content marketing.
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Even without seeing his full face, it’s a fair assumption that the man pictured above is none other than Bono from U2. Say what you will about the man, but it’s hard to deny his success. The quest to finding success like Bono’s – or any other famous musician, for that matter – is a difficult one. The reasoning behind this is because the definition of success is different for many people.
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I speak for myself when I say this, but I’m sure plenty of other musicians think the same: we all want a consistent, full-time, make-a-living-off-of-music job. Whether that’s behind the scenes or center stage, being able to sustain a life off of our music would be fantastic.
The 21st century is shaping up to be a very interesting decade for music. How we listen and create this ancient art has changed dramatically with the explosion of technological innovation. Ways of composing and creating that were common to past decades have swiftly become obsolete. In this short article, we will take a look at a few of the major innovations of the 21st century that have had a profound effect on music.
This post originally appeared on the Bandzoogle Blog. Dave Marcello is the Head of Artist Growth at Audiokite Research. Audiokite helps musicians, labels, and media companies better understand their audiences through crowdsourcing.
Let’s face it; you’re pretty biased when it comes to evaluating your own music. You may think it’s the most soul-filled, genre-busting art the world has ever heard, or you might view it as a ten-pound bag of trash that belongs out on the sidewalk. That’s why artists need to seek input from people who can be critical and honest, then understand how to put that information into action. Here are some guidelines to help you along the way.
This article originally appeared on the Sonicbids Blog
With 500 million active users, Instagram is a great visual social media platform to build your online community. Instagram allows you to give your fans a peek into your world through your photos and videos. While funny memes, quotes, and viral videos may get attention, building a community of fans for you and your music requires the right strategies. Here are six tips to grow your fanbase on Instagram.
We’ve been anxiously waiting for The Pretty Reckless EP from our Jul/Aug cover artist SoBE LASH. Now the time is here to tune into her anticipated project. This EP describes a unique style of living life, exploring, and not apologizing for it. Along with being fearless in the pursuit of adventure while accepting what the journey brings, aware that at some point it all falls down. All can relate to The Pretty Reckless EP as it is a soundtrack for giving into the free spirit side of living.
This ariticle originally appeared on the Sonicbids Blog
This may be difficult, but try to picture your role in the band. Not just as the drummer or guitarist, but seriously look at your significance in the group. Unfortunately, many musicians find themselves as “cogs” in the system. They show up to band practice, learn the songs just enough to get by, go home, and repeat the same process. While there could be far worse situations, being a “cog” doesn’t make you unique. In fact, it makes you entirely replaceable.
Going to a concert soon? Then you’ll need to know about our must-haves for every concert. Make sure you’ve got these four things to make your experience truly great.
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