Here’s a story you’ve probably heard before: band makes it big, everybody gets rich, the songwriter gets richer. Why does the songwriter make more money? Music publishing! If you’re a songwriter, you could make huge amounts of money from your … Continue reading The 3 Most Common Music Publishing Deals for Songwriters
As music streaming continues to grow in popularity, it’s becoming more and more important for artists to understand how they can earn money from this new mode of music delivery. When it comes to interactive streaming services — the kind … Continue reading Are you getting paid everything you’re owed from interactive streaming?
When it comes to the online world, having an email list signup feature is one of the most important things a website can have. While having a lead magnet such as a free giveaway (e.g. free song, ebook, etc.) is an … Continue reading How to grow your email list at your next gig
6 reasons why it’s important to make flyers for every show 1. Not everyone is on Facebook (or Twitter, or G+, or whatever) As powerful a promotional tool as Facebook Events are, you can’t rely on just an Event invite and a … Continue reading If you don’t make flyers for your shows, you don’t deserve to get booked
The place of digital downloads in the future music industry Steve “Renman” Rennie, a longtime friend of CD Baby (and the former manager of the band Incubus), has started a new web series called Ask Renman where he answers YOUR … Continue reading What is the future of digital downloads?
Introducing SoundCloud’s new revenue sharing platform: On SoundCloud SoundCloud has always been a distinct outlier in the online streaming music industry. What has set them apart is how they allow anyone to upload and stream music without any annoying ads … Continue reading How to make money from your music on SoundCloud
Official Video from same titled album “Beautiful Life” Directed by Joseph Pattisall Produced by Dave Braun Visit: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/beautiful-life/ad895121396?ign-mpt=uo%3D4 http://windmeupchuck.com CHUCK OUT THE VIDEO CLIP BELOW: Continue reading Chuck Brown – Beautiful Life (feat. KK) [OFFICIAL VIDEO]
Huey – Jaden Smith Riley – Benjamin Flores, Jr. Grandad – Morgan Freeman Tom Dubois – Cedrick yarborough, Jr. Uncle Ruckus – Eddie Murphy Stinkmeaner – Eddie Murphy Ed Wuncler, Sr. – Eddie Murphy A Pimp Named Slickback – Katt … Continue reading The Bookdocks Movie – Cast Revealed
[This article was written by Ari Herstand and originally appeared on Ari’s Take.] I get a lot of questions about press. Of course everyone wants a 5 star album review in Rolling Stone or an 8.7 in Pitchfork, but you … Continue reading How to write a press release (and get press)
“A Tribute To Chuck Brown (Wind Me Up)” By Tony Wood…. featuring Funky Ned on Bass, Milton Smith on Drums, Jacque Johnson on Guitar, Frederico Pena’ and Byron Jackson on Keys, Go-Go Mickey on Congas, and Chuck’s Horn section. Produced … Continue reading A Tribute To Chuck Brown (Wind Me Up) – Tony Wood
Check out the video clip of the Event below (property of GarsoneTV): Photo of Reesa Renee & 99 – Property of TSE 2014 Continue reading A Glorious Day of Celebration and Play: The Chuck Brown Memorial Park
“As many of you are aware, I was involved in an incident last night. While supporting another band, at their show, I was involved in an altercation with some unknown people. While defending myself, I was stabbed. I was hospitalized … Continue reading Anwan “Big G” Glover’s Release Statement After Stabbing Incident
If you write original songs then you stand to earn music publishing revenue, most of it in the form of mechanical royalties, performance royalties, and sync licensing fees. That’s right, someone owes you money every time your music is played on the radio, … Continue reading How To Earn More Music Publishing Royalties
Like many aspects of the music industry, effective publicity is about teamwork and good communication. There are many great music publicists out there (and many more not-so-great ones) who’ll work independent releases, but that doesn’t mean just any publicist will do. … Continue reading Finding The Right Publicist For Your Band