CATEGORY: INDIE LABELS

Today Is Record Store Day – Stop Reading This Right Now And Go Buy Something

Today, Saturday April 21, 2018 is the 10th annual Record Store Day, both in the US and UK. It's a day to celebrate and...



College Radio Unites For Vinylthon 2018 This Saturday

Over 90 college radio stations across the USA and internationally, will join forces to celebrate the third annual college radio Vinylthon this Saturday, April...


Artists Without Label Revenue Up 27%, Industry +$1.4B [Mark Mulligan]

2017 global recorded music revenue hit $17.4 billion, up from $16 billion in 2016. Streaming drove the increase, but the fastest growing sector was...


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

Our advice for the independent do-it-yourself artists out there this time looked at how to promote your music with Spotify ads, how to keep...


Record Labels Know What Artists Want, And It’s The Reason They’ll Never Change

There is much debate in the music industry over whether or not signing to a label is the best way to succeed. Here George...


INgrooves’ ‘Trends Now’ Makes Sense of Streaming Data

Digital music distributor INgrooves has launched a new data-mining tool designed to help labels sift through and make sense of the copious amounts of...


How An Indie Musician Made $26,000 Selling Just A Handful Of Albums

Many artists bemoan the transition from paid digital downloads to the fractions of a penny artists earn from streaming, but some artists are adapting...


Portugal The Man Talks Hard Work Or Die [INTERVIEW]

Here Chris Robley sat down to chat with Zach Carothers of Portugal, The Man about the value of hard work in a tough industry,...


UnitedMasters Lands $70 Million From Google To Take On The Record Labels

[UPDATE 2] Next-gen artist services and music technology platform UnitedMasters, led by former Interscope Records president Steve Stoute, has exited stealth mode with $70...


Concord Exec Grover Biery Jumps To BMG As EVP Recorded Music

[UPDATED] Concord Music exec Tom 'Grover' Biery has jumped to BMG where he will serve as EVP Recorded Music, based in Los Angeles. He'll...