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Entries in Independent (8)


What question do YOU have about creating success in today's music industry?

What questions do you have as you pave your path in the music industry?

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ICONventional Music Service

ICONventional aims to give rising artists a chance to be noticed while making it easier for listeners to discover new music. Our online service relies on user participation, both through submissions of great music and support for the artists.

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Indie Artist Music Services? Where, What, and WHY!

For those of you who have already embraced the DIY duties of the new music industry, the concept of music hosting sites for Indie Artists is not an unfamiliar one. 

I’m sure you’ve heard about dozens of NEXT big site you NEED to be on, music marketing wiz bang widgets, and yet another indie music service you need to be using…

The PROBLEM most people have is WHICH ones to be on, and then of course why and how does it benefit you… And i mean… In the real world. I get how it theoretically works.

Well there are tons of options, and exactly WHY you should be on a site certainly depends on a strategy for doing so, where that reason would be spelled out and clear.

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Heads Up: new online Music & Culture magazine with print aesthetic

EyeSeeSound, three DIYers with a love of music and culture, have relaunched as an online Music and Culture magazine with the format and aesthetic of print magazines.

Focussing on independent and DIY bands and artists the magazine, Heads Up, offers an opportunity for music and culture lovers to discover new bands, short films, animations, artists, photographers and designers through a stylish and innovative approach to website design and functionality.

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Rock The Biz - Sneak Preview livestream today 08.00 pm (CET)

Rock The Biz - the documentary about the new music business in Europe - can bee seen first and live on at 08.00 pm (CET)

The movie has english subtitles

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Think Outside the Venue To Get That First Gig

Most new bands approach the first part of their careers like this: We need to find an audience, but in order to find an audience we have to play shows. If we want to play shows we have to get a talent buyer to book us, but talent buyers are going to want to know we can draw an audience before they’ll ever consider letting us play. It’s a frustrating catch-22. Thankfully, it’s also not the only (or even the best) route to finding your first audience or building your initial fan base. It just means that you’re going to have to go around the gatekeepers and find fans somewhere else.

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MWL Meets WXPN in Philly - Exclusive Interview

Check out this new Interview with XPN General Manager Roger LaMay. Hear what XPN has to offer indie artists, get advice, and find out what the radio station that broke MIA into the mainstream scene is doing right! Stay tuned for our next interview with Bruce Warren, XPN’s PD, for more info about how XPN selects their artists and how you can get involved!

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What do you want to ask?

Hey Everyone,

Music Without Labels is doing an interview on WXPN in Philadelphia next tuesday with Jasmine Sacarello, who used to be a host/reporter on numerous BET shows. She is a very close friend of ours. This blog is set to reach out to independent musicians to see what they would like to ask about the current music industry issues. Music Without Labels will also be recording this interview to post on many different sites for people to see and hear about the reality in the music industry today. Please let me know what questions you’d have for her and we’ll put them into consideration for our interview on Tuesday.
Thank you for everything
Keep Makin’ Music!!!