The pandemic of COVID-19 impacted the music industry; many musicians and independent artists suddenly had to find alternate ways to perform and release music that didn’t involve any live performances. Some just had to give up their careers in music altogether because they couldn’t book gigs. Others got smart and learned more about the music […]
When releasing music, you must understand what works and doesn’t. It may require some experimentation and a lot of research. Unfortunately, there is no guarantee that your release will receive thousands of downloads.
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.
Seeking a distribution deal for your indie CD? Kevin McCluskey from the Berklee College of Music provides an analysis of the costs versus the potential career benefits.
Have you been dreaming of a huge email list? The kind of list that with one click of the “send” button hordes of fans mobilize to come to see your shows, or play your new track at garageband.com? Sean Farrington of BandProfit.com shares four techiniques on how to build a marketing powerhouse mailing list.
So, you’re ready to take the plunge and professionally record your CD. Where do you go? Kelly Marsh points out that shopping for the cheapest studio may not give you the greatest results and may in fact end up costing you more money than you’d planned!
With the growth of the independent film world comes the increasing need for independent music to fill the soundtrack. If you have your band’s music on a CD or CDR, you are on your own label or no label and you do not have a publishing deal, then you’re an ideal candidate for the indie film world.