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34 Years On The Road: The Economics Of Mid Tier Touring

Music industry veteran David Lowery the bands Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven shares important advice with up-and-coming musicians about the realities of life on...



Essential Artist One-Sheet Checklist

For artists and bands, the single page overview of your band/music that is your one-sheet can be your ticket to selling your performance. Here...


3 Social Scenarios That Make An Artist Website More Important Than Ever

While many artists may be tempted to rely solely on their social media channels to connect with fans, and forego a website entirely, this...


What To Charge For Your Next Gig

As a DIY artist, there are a litany of financial decisions you'll undoubtedly have to make throughout your career, but one of the most...


Study Reveals Challenges Facing All Musicians

Making a living as a musician has never been regarded as one of the easier careers out there, and things don't appear to be...


Indie Compilations, Playlist Marketing with Alex Rainbird

After developing a passion for under-the-radar music from a young age, Alex Rainbird went on to cultivate a successful YouTube Channel highlighting talented but...


What Promises To Transform Music Listening In The Age Of Alexa? Lyrics.

We've come a long way since the wild west of lyrics, which are now easily searchable and provide artists with an additional source of...


Successfully Releasing Music On A Tight Budget

For independent artists on a budget, the prospect of releasing an album brings with it several significant financial challenges, with little guarantee that you...


Top 10 Merch Items With Highest Profit Margin

Performing live and monetizing your recorded music is only avenue of revenue for bands and artists. Merch sales also help cushion the income of...


Record Growth: Pressing Plants Invest In Vinyl

While streaming may be the dominant form of music consumption, it's no secret that vinyl is also seeing an impressive renaissance among music consumers,...