CATEGORY: INDIE LABELS

TikTok Marketing For Indie Artists

While it may be the one of the most discussed social media platforms of the present day, many still struggle to understand what exactly...



Billboard Parent Valence To Acquire Nielsen, Soundscan [REPORT]

Valence Media, the parent company of Billboard and Hollywood Reporter is acquiring Nielsen's music-related data, software and analytics business, according to multiple reports. Nielsen...


A2IM, RIAA, MAC Join To Fight AB5 Bill That Would Kill Indie Music In California

A new California law set to go into effect on September 13th would have dire consequences for the independent and .d.i.y music community unless...


Blink-182 Exits BMG For Columbia Records: Is The Major Label Exodus Now A Revolving Door?

Is the much-touted exodus by established artists from major labels to indies and artist services firms about to become a revolving door? It's too...


Re-Recording Restrictions: A Glossary Of Industry Terms [Chris Castle]

In light of news that Taylor Swift plans to re-record the majority of her previous catalog, we share an in-depth look at the restrictions...


BUSINESS OF INDIE: Chrysalis Sold • BMG Revenues Rise • ADA + Incubus • Orchard To Japan • A2IM • More

In this week's new edition of the Business Of Indie, iconic Chrysalis has a new home. BMG continues its march upward, The Orchard expands...


Spotify Surveys Artists, Industry To Expand Artists Services Directory

Spotify is asking artists and the music industry to tell them the kind of services they'd like to see listed in a "Provider Directory."...


Why Taylor Swift Is Planning To Re-Record Her First 5 Albums

Typically a more forward-thinking artist, pop sensation Taylor Swift has recently developed an interesting focus on re-recording her first five albums. Here we look...


Twitter Reacts To Hasbro’s Aquisiton Of Death Row As eOne Music Sell-off Speculation Swirls

eOne's substantial music division was barely mentioned in Friday's announcement that toymaker Hasbro had acquired the indie entertainment conglomerate for $4 billion in cash....


5 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Getting Signed

Changed though the industry might be, signing to a respected label can open the door to opportunities that would otherwise be much further out...