Will the music business turn away from Freemium? If you’ve enjoyed free, ad-supported services like Spotify, that enjoyment is in danger. Click to read why.
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Royalty Exchange Expands, Offering Exclusive Private Sales & Auctions for Sought After High-End Music Catalogs
RALEIGH, N.C., March 5th 2015 — Royalty Exchange, the world’s leading music and energy royalties investment marketplace, has announced a private music royalties division focused on connecting its growing publisher network and ultra-high-net-worth investors to high-profile large-scale music royalties and publishing catalog assets.
In the golden age of rock music (circa 1964-1972) melody and harmony were essential to a hit song or album. After the end of America’s involvement in Vietnam in 1973, a new melodic carelessness became apparent with the onset of disco.
What do Joel Brandenstein and DieLochis have in common? Quite a bit, actually. Both acts are recordJet passengers, both have gained popularity through YouTube, and both are successful in the charts!
Re/Code has reported on Friday March 6, 2015 that Apple plans on having a music streaming service that will not feature a free tier. Apple wants to have a single premium only model that will leave consumers paying $9.99 a month. Others speculate that Apple will have a two-tier model. The premium model is like a buffet of all you can listen to music, while the lower $7.99 service will come with limitations.
The new website, VidEvals indexes your Youtube videos based on Genre and Experience. So users can easily discover Youtube videos from new, emerging or established artists.
There are also in-depth evaluation tools that allow users to numerically grade each video based on four unique criteria.
(FEB 26, 2015 – ATLANTA, GA) Musicians Empowered has recognized BRASH! – A Music Marketing Blog as the Top 100 Music Industry Blog. This honor is a great achievement for BRASH! as it is looking to expand in the upcoming year to reach more indie artists, aspiring artists, and indie labels. The mission of BRASH! is to equip these artists with various marketing tips and information on whats new in the entertainment industry to help in getting their brand to the masses. The exposure from making this list will allow BRASH! to continue their mission to help indie artist gain knowledge in music marketing
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Do fans listen because of the melody or lyrics? Ask that question at Google (within quotes). Over 9.5 million returns are listed.
February 17, 2015
If your objective as a musician is to grow fans, what is your strategy? It’s a deep thought when given consideration. As an indie artist who produces awesome music, how do you increase awareness of your awesomeness?
February 17, 2015
February 10, 2015
I must say it is puzzling indeed to be a part of this living organism called the Music Industry. I have, for many years, tried to understand it by purchasing books, magazines, and information but I did not get any closer to the goal.
Hum, it is something that alludes me, as it is an ever changing being. Just a mere 10 years and all that was the music industry is now no more, and all that will be the industry is a mystery. Wow!
January 20, 2015
Songwriter Connect has been launched, with this platform already having several members who are successful songwriters with top hits in the US and Canada. Slots are filling fast as the platform will only be accepting 500 members.
December 16, 2014
Ever work in a restaurant or known someone who does? There’s this thing that goes on, a mentality, that when there is a spill on the floor most employees will just walk over it. Maybe they are super busy, or maybe they just don’t care. Either way there is one thing they are telling themselves. “Someone else will clean it up.”
December 1, 2014
Too many times aspiring rappers see the artists with major label deals who seemingly don’t have to do their own hand to hand promo. This leads the unsigned artist in to mistakenly thinking that face to face interaction with fans is unnecessary. The majority of unsigned artists believe that the formula for success is:
If the above were true – then every artist with some money and a lil sense would be successful. However, we who work with music everyday know that this is far from true. I’m sure that most people reading this know artists and/or indie labels who’ve spent millions to put the above pieces in place – yet never see any success or get a real return on investment.
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