CATEGORY: D.I.Y.

CD Baby Distributes 50% Of All New Spotify Tracks, Publishes 1 Million Songs

CD Baby, a company best known as a distributor of and advocate for independent musicians, now also administers the publishing of more than a...



5 Ways To Win During Music’s ‘Moneyball’ Moment

A recent data-driven approach to artist discovery from the team at Instrumental has been receiving comparisons to Billy Beane's statistical approach to building a...


Can Jazz Help You Be More Organized?

In this piece Jazz saxophonist Mike Casey explain the concept of mental flow in his music, and how getting into a deep zone of...


3 Ways Musicians Deal With Rejection, Take Action

Rejection is never easy to deal with in any industry, and the fear of it can often hamper productivity. In this article Suzanne Paulinski...


Pre-saves vs Pre-Adds: What They Are, How To Use Them

With streaming now the dominant form of music consumption, labels and artists have been adapting their promotional strategies. Here we explore how to run...


Spotify Adds Songwriter, Producer Credits To iOS App, Promises Corrections, More Data

After adding songwriter and producer credits to its desktop app in February, Spotify has finally added them to its iOS app, amid increasing pressure...


How To Copyright Music, Why It Matters

Music copyright is an incredibly important concept for musicians to have a firm handle on, however it can also be confusing. Here we detail...


How To Instantly Improve A Band Bio

A bio is a standard part of the package for every band or artist, but beyond covering the basics, it's usually a good idea...


Sorry, But You Can’t Use Copyright Law To Make A Negative Review Go Away

Ever wish you could make a bad or unfair review go away? Lawyer Richard Goren began one effort as a simple and perhaps legitimate...


10 Home Studio Mistakes + How They Can Be Fixed

A lot of home studio owners don't always enter the music industry with a lot of background of previous experience running a recording studio...