An Introduction to Music Royalties in the UK
September 29, 2017
It’s important for musicians to understand their rights when it comes to collecting the royalties they’re owed. To make things clearer, here’s an helpful introduction to UK copyright law and royalty payments from Sarah Monument, author of UK Music Royalties – Made Easy!
Is It Worth Playing Open Mic Nights?
September 22, 2017
Open mic nights are cropping up left, right and centre, and the musical world has mixed feelings about it. The open mic night is a steadfast tradition in the live music community, and is for a lot of musicians the first foray into performance.
All it takes is a decent space, some decent sou ...
10 Must-Have Apps for Musicians and Bands
September 20, 2017
Smart phones, tablets and the wide-reaching usefulness of the Internet have recently altered the musical landscape, with literally thousands of available apps designed to help people learn, create and fine-tune their music.
Whether you’re a novice musician or the front man for an inte ...
As you may be well aware, making beats has become accomplishable in just about any environment. It doesn’t matter if you have a 5-year-old laptop or a brand new tower, getting your hands on the tools necessary for the job is easier than ever.
The only thing it takes is a little musical i ...
How to reach more fans with your Facebook band page
August 22, 2017
Facebook can offer an easy and effective way for bands and musicians to communicate with their fans and promote themselves to new listeners, but the platform’s organic reach can sometimes hold you back. So how do you get through to people?
The Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM) is a wor ...
I get it - you want a killer drum sound for your latest recording project. You want the drums to hit hard, drive the beat, and sound professional.
But there are two roadblocks to this goal that go hand in hand. Recording drums is not only notoriously a challenging endeavour - it is an expensi ...