5 Tips For Making, Marketing, Monetizing Holiday Music This Season

Now that it's December, the holiday season is in full swing. For artists, this means a huge marketing opportunity, whether you're performing, recording, or...



Decoded: Instagram’s Latest Trends, Secret Menus

Here we look at how the Facebook-owned social media platform powerhouse that is Instagram is dominating a transforming the music industry's social media landscape,...


Kid Rock Saved Christmas, Paying Off All 350 Layaway Accounts At A Tennessee Walmart

You may disagree with his Trumpian politics, but someone’s holding a parade somewhere for Kid Rock, after the "$20 Concert Tour" rocker paid off...


How To Work With A Record Producer: Reto Peter (Green Day, Counting Crows) On Music Biz Weekly Podcast

Record Producer Reto Peter joins Michael Brandvold and Jay Gilbert on the Music Biz Weekly Podcast. He has been actively engineering and producing music...


Sell More Merch At Gigs: 7 Techniques

Although it's a great way for artists to boost their overall revenue, selling merch at shows can often be a challenge to do. Here...


Pitchfork Names Best Songs Of 2018

Pitchfork has released its 100 Best Songs of 2018 and “Love It If We Made It” by The 1975 with Robyn’s “Honey” at #2,...


Qobuz Hi-Res Streaming Service US Launch Imminent

While consumer need for a hi-res streaming services seems to have cooled down of late and most listeners seemingly content with CD-quality music, Qobux...


What Your Band’s Website Truly Needs

How you market your website makes all the difference heavy traffic and a digital ghost town, and just like marketing your music, requires a...


Sony Music Takes On Spotify, Launches Streaming Service In Japan ‘Powered By Napster’

[UPDATED] Sony Music will use Rhapsody's "Powered By Napster" platform to launch the first high resolution streaming music service in Japan. The move by...


SoundCloud Names 2018 Top Tracks, Artists To Watch, More

SoundCloud has crunched the numbers and released its top artists, tracks, trends and more of 2018. For the second year, Two Friends released the...