Tikly is a new ticketing service that’s fully integrated with Facebook. Artists, venues and events can sell directly from their Facebook page — without fans being re-directed to another site. via mashable.com New music marketing tool alert… Advertisements
FORMER Midnight Oil frontman Peter Garrett brought the power and the passion to the launch of the ALP’s campaign to fight over-regulation of live music venues last night. via news.com.au Oh about time…
Over the last few years, it seems women have dominated the music industry, from Adele to Lady Gaga, via Rihanna, who apparently can’t leave the house without recording a hit single. But the story is not being replicated on the other side of the sound desk. via bbc.co.uk A very good question with this article… Read More BBC News – Why are female record producers so rare?
Pop music has become more depressing over the last over the last five decades, according to a new scientific study. via nme.com Hmmm, what do you think about this?
Onesheet has announced today a major expansion for their artist profiles. While the current pages are simple, easy to set up and automatically managed to pull in content from all over the web, the company feels they can work better as a professional profile – a place where LinkedIn may fall short for musicians and… Read More Onesheet Expands To Become LinkedIn For Music & Entertainment Industry – hypebot
A YouTube playlist is a group of videos that play in succession. If you have a YouTube account, you can create a playlist and add any video on YouTube to that playlist, not just your own video content. This comes in handy when multiple people have uploaded content that relates to your band (concert footage, interviews,… Read More Promote Your Music with YouTube Playlists | DIY Musician
At this point, it’s safe to say that a lot of musicians aren’t sure what the future holds. There are numerous paths they take, and only hope to come out successful on the other end via hypebot.com A little bit of pep talking/inspiration for today by Justing Herring of SideWinder.FM 🙂
I will give a piece of piece of advice I hope you’ll listen to if you’re any kind of artist that can put their work into a digital format: put as much of out under creative commons as you can. It is the most powerful promotion tool I’ve come across in nearly a decade of… Read More A Creative Commons License Is The Ultimate Music Promotion Tool
Hate the word “brand” so much you just want to skip reading this post and go on attack in the comments? Hold on there buddy! Stefan Aronsen has found a solution that he presents in part two of his survival guide for bands. via hypebot.com We all hate writing our own press release, bio or… Read More 7 Branding Tips For Musicians Who Hate Branding – hypebot
Los Angeles singer and songwriter Beck has begun offering his new group of compositions, “Song Reader,” for pre-order, his publisher announced on Friday. The 20 new songs might be called an album, except that Beck himself won’t be performing them; rather, his new work will only be available via sheet music. via latimes.com A brilliantly… Read More Beck’s new sheet-music album ‘Songreader” available for pre-order