Although independent labels were generally thought to account for just 20% of the music industries global revenue, a new study has shown that the indie sector's share is actually much bigger, and there's never been a better time to start a record label. This major new study into independent record ...Read More
We love to support good causes here at Ditto Music, so when we had the opportunity to help out a homelessness charity with Record Label in a Box, we jumped at the chance! The story began last year when unsigned artist Stan Blade signed up to Ditto Music, and after releasing two single ...Read More
Busking is a fantastic way for up and coming musicians to reach new fans, earn some extra cash and build up their experience and confidence performing in front of a live audience. However, there's often confusion about the laws around busking. To help independent musicians and potential bus ...Read More
Record Label in a Box has helped people all over the world set up and run their own label, sign emerging artists and kick-start their career in the music industry. In this series of blogs, we’ll highlight RLIAB success stories, which we hope will inspire and educate a new wave of record label ...Read More
Home recording is an essential practice of the true DIY musician and offers an inexpensive and convenient way to get your music ready to be heard by a mass audience. To help you start recording your own music from home, we compiled some basic home recording tips for DIY musicians. In the absence of ...Read More
Held annually in Austin, Texas, South by Southwest (SXSW) is undoubtedly one of the USA’s most important media and music events. 2016’s illustrious keynote speaker was none other than Barack Obama, while elsewhere at the festival hundred’s of emerging artists had the chance to perf ...Read More
As an independent artist or unsigned band, playing gigs is by far one of the best ways to get noticed and reach new fans. But how do you get more gigs for your unsigned band? Before we get into that, here are a few things to remember. Whether you’re playing to less than 10 disint ...Read More
The Isle Of Wight Festival have announced the return of ‘Live and Unsigned’, a competition that will see some of the most exciting unsigned acts in the UK battle it out to perform on the festival’s legendary main stage alongside Queen + Adam Lambert, Stereophonics and Faithless. T ...Read More
UK music licensing giant PPL have updated their requirements for supplying performer data on UK commissioned recordings. The changes may have a big impact on who might have a legal right to receive a share of any earnings on new recordings. Are you getting your share? Featured or non-feat ...Read More
Calling all UK and Irish artists, Glastonbury Emerging Talent is back. Are you ready to be the next unsigned artist to be launched onto huge success from this competition? Make sure you read and re-read the following info because you should definitely be applying to perform live at the words most fa ...Read More
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