Record Label of the Month: Watchman Records
May 26, 2017
Returning to our label showcase series, we spoke to the Director of new independent dance label Watchman Records, Martyn Hollinshead, to find out how is supporting, promoting and releasing music for upcoming electronic artists, as well as the challenges he's faced when setting up the label.
Top 10 Busking Tips For Street Performers
May 24, 2017
Thinking of busking anytime soon? Whether you’re a new or seasoned busker these tips will definitely come in handy for your next busking gig.
We caught up with Busk For A Cure's Helmut Uhlmann to get his advice on how you can get out there and start busking.
10 Key Busking Tips for Mu ...
10 Ways To Get More Playlist Followers On Spotify
May 11, 2017
You’ve made a great playlist and you’re really excited about it! But you want other music lovers to listen to it, right? Luckily, there are plenty of ways to get more Spotify playlist followers organically. Here’s how:
How to get more Spotify playlist followers
How To Crowdfund Your Next Album in 5 Steps
May 8, 2017
Crowdfunding can be one of the most effective ways for musicians to fund a new project, whether it be the production of an album, a tour, or other recording projects, while also creating a strong community of fans and supporters.
Many musicians, however, make mistakes in their crowdfunding effort ...
How to Write a Chorus with a Catchy Hook
April 24, 2017
Everyone looks forward to the part of the song where they can join in, and even though they've loved every note staved across your verse, they can't wait to reach that crock of chorus gold. In this post for budding songwriters, Joe Hoten from Bands For Hire takes a look at every key aspect of songwr ...
How Independent Record Labels Make Money in 2017
April 5, 2017
The music industry’s independent sector is expanding, as more artists turn away from the standard major label model to go independent. From hip-hop icons like Chance the Rapper and Macklemore, to up-and-coming bands, solo artists and songwriters, there’s more independent music out there ...