As a musician, you’re competing for music fan’s attentions with hundreds of thousands of other musicians. If not millions. There’s no sure way to tell for sure. What is sure though, is that if you want to get people to buy into you as a musician and build up a loyal and profitable fanbase, you […]
Music Business Theory
The below guides are all about the theory behind the music business. Have a read and get your music mentality right!
While there a few sites on the internet which give independent musicians and music industry figures good advice on progressing (e.g. this one), there are also a lot of sites which give out bad advice. Dated advice which sounds like it works in theory, but really doesn’t. It’s easy to get caught with this and […]
Does age matter in music? Are you ever too old or too young to make a successful music career for yourselves? Today we’ll look at that, and delve into common conceptions about the music industry and age. Many people feel that once you hit a certain age, let’s say 30 onward for this article, your […]
Making music costs you money. Further more, if you make good music it can enhance people’s lives. So why do so many treat great songs like disposable music which isn’t worth much?! Not only is it fans who sometimes do this, but this mentality is often also adopted by event organizers, musicians and the like. […]
I’ve been involved in the music industry for over 14 years now. During that time, I’ve learned many things which aren’t really general knowledge, and aren’t generally known to those who are just starting out. In fact, many musicians who have been making music for years don’t know some of the things I’m about to […]
If you’ve decided you’re interested in pursuing a music career, congratulations! You’ve just taken the first step in the transition from someone who makes music for fun, to someone who actively works at building a fanbase and making a living from their talent. When making music for fun, pretty much anything goes. You can play […]