How Do Spotify’s 2024 Changes in Royalty Rates Affect Independent Artists?

How Do Spotify’s 2024 Changes in Royalty Rates Affect Independent Artists?

Time for some more royalty payment news! Most independent musicians releasing music today understand that the music industry itself is fundamentally flawed in its use of archaic business practices in today’s digital age. We agree to the industry’s terms and conditions every time that we release new music on streaming platforms.  With Spotify’s proposed changes…

16 Best Spotify Promotion Services 2024 – For Playlist Submission

16 Best Spotify Promotion Services 2024 – For Playlist Submission

Most artists know one of the quickest ways to get their music heard on Spotify is with playlist placements. Of course, to get placements, you’ve either got to pitch your music around the clock or be willing to invest a bit of money into promotion. But with so many great services available, which company should…

Playlist Push Review 2024

Playlist Push Review 2024

So, you’re thinking about promoting your latest release on Spotify. But there are just so many promotion services out there. Which one should you choose? In this guide, we explore Playlist Push, a popular Spotify and TikTok promotion service for musicians. No matter the question, we’ve probably covered it here. Here’s our review of Playlist…

New Artist Model Review 2024; Is Dave Kusek’s Training Worth It?

New Artist Model Review 2024; Is Dave Kusek’s Training Worth It?

Hi there, this article contains my New Artists Model review. If you’re looking at their courses and are wondering if they’re suitable for your needs, be sure to read this article in full. New Artist Model is a website that contains training for musicians. Taught by Dave Kusek, the former CEO of Berklee Online, they…

The Online Musician 3.0 Review 2024; A Hands On Look At Leah Mchenry’s Course

The Online Musician 3.0 Review 2024; A Hands On Look At Leah Mchenry’s Course

This is a hands-on review of the Online Musician 3.0 course – yes, myself and my team have gone through the videos! In this review I aim to give you an idea of what you can find in this course, and help you decide if it can actually help your music career. As they mention,…

Savvy Musician Academy Review 2024 – Can Leah McHenry’s Courses Help Your Music Career?

Savvy Musician Academy Review 2024 – Can Leah McHenry’s Courses Help Your Music Career?

In this hands on review, we’re going to be looking at Leah McHenry’s Savvy Musician Academy. The Savvy Musician Academy is a platform by Leah McHenry that provides premium music business education for musicians wanting to go pro. They do this via their various courses, such as The Online Musician 3.0, Spotify For Musicians, Superfan…

How To Keep Your Fans Engaged So They Don’t Forget About You

How To Keep Your Fans Engaged So They Don’t Forget About You

Having a music career in the 21st century is all about finding a balance between acquiring and maintaining your fan base, and consistently creating new content. Of course, these things go hand in hand – if you’re constantly creating, you’re gaining new fans and keeping your current fans engaged. The problem is, artists are not…

Should You Still Market Your Music Offline? One Man’s View

Should You Still Market Your Music Offline? One Man’s View

Gone are the days when putting up a few posters and spreading the word is enough to market a show. Getting people out to your gigs is hard work. And, that’s honestly just the beginning – artists need to promote their website, social media accounts, email list, merch, musical releases and more. The good news…

7 Blogging Tips For Musicians; Number 5 Is Very Important

7 Blogging Tips For Musicians; Number 5 Is Very Important

Blogging isn’t for everyone. But some people love it. If you’re a musician with a blog, there’s a good chance you want to make the most of the content you publish. After all, writing isn’t easy, and having to do it regularly isn’t easy. It requires creative energies to do. In the words of Californication…