Meet the Band Managers: A Guide to Music Management
July 10, 2017
As musicians and bands achieve more success and start dealing with jam-packed schedules, a band manager becomes an important part of the team, on-hand to help organise, promote and guide the group.
We spoke to two experienced band managers - and tutors at the British & Irish Modern Music I ...
How to Secure Funding for Musicians and Record Labels
June 29, 2017
Securing funding and investment is a great way to get independent record labels and music projects of the ground, and cover the any costs that come with producing music, touring and running a successful label as a business. We are often asked about ways to get funding for musicians and labels, so he ...
Performing Live Music: Easy Ways to Improve Your Set
June 26, 2017
Performing live is one of the best things about being a musician. Whether you’re in a band, or you’re a solo artist, it doesn’t get much better than walking out on stage in front of a big crowd and tearing the roof off the venue.
Every gigging musician knows that sometimes, t ...
Email Marketing for Musicians: How to Build a Mailing List
June 20, 2017
Creating and building an email list can be key to your success as a band or solo artist these days. While social media has its place, email marketing is one of the best ways to get your fans’ attention.
How to set up a mailing list for your band
Why do musicians need a mailing list ...
How To Record Vocals At Home: The Basics Explained
June 5, 2017
Recording the perfect vocal is not a perfect science. It can be extremely subjective and often depends on the sound you’re looking for on your track. It can also be far more difficult than you might expect when you haven’t done it before, so read on to learn more about the basics of reco ...
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.