CATEGORY: D.I.Y.

Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. & Indie Music

We have a whole truckload of useful advice for independent, do-it-yourself artists this week, with tips for promoting your shows on Spotify, things you...



Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Being A Star • Breaking Into The Industry • Why Your Home Recording Sucks • More

On MusicThinkTank this week, we covered the difference between being a diva and an imposter, how to break into the industry as a broadway...


Using Spotify’s New Codes Creatively

Spotify recently launched its Spotify Codes feature, a new and innovative way for listeners to easily share a track, album, playlist, etc. via iOS...


Not All Spotify Playlists Are Created Equal: An Unedited Look Behind The Green Curtain

Liz Pelly of Cach Music breaks down the secret world of Spotify playlists, delving into who owns what, and who decides what you see...


How to Promote Your Shows To More Fans On Spotify

Spotify's overall popularity has made the streaming service a go-to for engaging active music fans, and now Spotify's discovery algorithm has enabled artists to...


Martin Bandier On Songwriter Revenue, Recognition In The Streaming Age [Weekly Music Publishing Update]

At the National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA) Centennial Annual Meeting in New York this month, Sony/ATV CEO Martin Bandier was awarded the Life Service...


3 Essentials For Breaking Into The Industry As A Broadway Musician

While it's hard to guarantee success in any area of the music industry, as an artist hoping to break into Broadway you can build...


Things We Learned From Austin Music Foundation’s DIY Musician Marketing Panel

From the Austin Music Foundation's June DIY marketing panel, we learn some of the insights shared at the event regarding marketing tools and techniques...


How The Empty Pockets Found Success On Multiple Billboard Charts With A 2 Year Old D.I.Y. Album

Josh Solomon and The Empty Pockets been making a living from touring for several years, booked by Adam Davis of our sister company Skyline...


Coping Strategies For Dealing With Performance Anxiety And Stage Fright

Whether a sold out stadium or an open mic night, stage fright can affect many in the performance industry, and is something artists are,...