Podcasts are an exciting way to engage people, promote a business, or showcase a hobby you enjoy. There are multiple ways you can utilize the topic of music within a podcast, and it’s possible that you already have been thinking about what you will cover.
It’s time to stop dreaming and start planning for a career in music. These career articles aim to shorten the learning curve for working and surviving in the music business.
With COVID-19 music teachers have had to overcome many obstacles. The pandemic created numerous challenges, especially for those who taught from home.
Independent musicians are always looking to establish a fan base and promote their original songs/tracks. In order to do this, they must first become familiar with branding and marketing.
Have you ever thought about teaching but then thought that you might not be qualified? Let’s dispel a lot of the myths about what it takes to teach guitar.
Each time you play out is an opportunity to win new fans. That seems obvious enough, but few performers gear their shows with this idea in mind. Draven Grey explores some of the things you can do to create and expand your fan base for yourself and / or your band.
If you have read our lesson “Could You Teach Guitar?” and finished with a resounding “Yes!” then the next question is “How?” This article hopes to answer that question with a detailed look at how to teach the all-important first lesson.
This article discusses children and musical instruments. How young can one start? What things should be taken into consideration? There’s some wonderful tips and advice here.
Ian Hand of Bristol, UK, tells us of his experiences in putting together his first film score. This article takes us through the process of scoring a movie from finding work to satisfying the film’s producers and director. As a special bonus you can download a free MP3.
You can sit around and hope things happen, usually talking yourself into believing they wont’ – or you can start to take important steps now that will help you get where you want to go. Tom’s advice is great for everyone, whether you plan to have a future in music or just simply have a future!
As almost every aspect of the way people create, consume and listen to music is changing, it’s good to know there are certain trends that are likely to hold true for some time to come. This excerpt from Peter Spellman’s Indie Marketing Power highlights some of the ground-shaking and enduring trends that are currently shaping the music biz.