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Ditto Music and Studios 301 present New Indie Music Packages

July 22, 2016  

Ditto Music is excited to be working with the largest studio in Australia, Studios 301 with their new Indie Music Packages. Check them out here. After the success of the I AM INDIE competition Studios 301 in partnership with Ditto have created two new indie music packages which help take Independ ...

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How to use loops & samples creatively in your tracks

July 7, 2016  

Using loops to help you write songs can be seen as a controversial move and perhaps considered a tad unoriginal, but many artists and entire genres are built on doing that very thing. Look at artists such as Daft Punk who base some of their songs around a sampled loop, and Hip-hop was born fro ...

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How to set up your free Google Artist Page

July 6, 2016  

You can now put your music in front of millions of potential fans by creating your own Google Artist Page on Google Play. If you already have music live on Google Play, setting up your personalised artist page is completely free. A Google Artist Page offers musicians and managers the ability t ...

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The Increasing Value of the Independent Record Labels

July 4, 2016  

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 ...

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Record Label in a Box supports homelessness charity

May 17, 2016  

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 ...

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A guide to UK busking laws

May 9, 2016  

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 ...

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Record Label in a Box Success Story: SMRI Productions secures festival sponsorship

May 5, 2016  

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 ...

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Home recording tips for DIY musicians

May 3, 2016  

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 ...

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A Guide to Using Spotify Ads to Promote Your Music

April 27, 2016  

People use Spotify for one main reason: they love music. So using Spotify ads to promote your own music ensures that you’re advertising to people actually want to discover new artists, and could make a difference. More people listening to your tracks mean more awareness, which ultimately means ...

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How unsigned artist Violet Skies got funding to perform at SXSW

April 22, 2016  

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 ...

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