It takes a lot of effort to succeed as a rapper in the music industry. This is why most people usually start their careers but never really see them through to success. One of the reasons why rappers fail is because they fail to invest in themselves. Which is really sad because, self belief is […]
The 3 Music Licensing Agencies You Need To Know About
Music licensing is a way music can be used once the license for its use is acquired. The purpose of music licensing is to ensure that the copyright owners of the musical works are compensated for the use of their work. Music licensing agencies are very important to the music industry because they help musicians […]
Is It Illegal To Remake Beats?
Beat remaking is a popular trend especially on platforms like YouTube and other social platforms. Remaking beats is a tricky subject and has to be well handled when it comes to its legality. Most beginners that want to further their skill with remaking beats usually question the legality of doing so. This post will give […]
What Is A Good First Record Deal?
Figuring out a good record deal can be a challenge for most new artists that have not had a deal before. Label deals can be confusing this is why most people choose to hire lawyers to negotiate on their behalf and basically explain record label terms to them…in plain English. Most of the bad record […]
What Does It Mean When An Artist Bundles?
Bundling has been a huge part of music and serves as an important part of marketing and promotion. Now more than ever, we’ve witnessed a decline in physical CD sales but streaming numbers have skyrocketed. Newbie musicians looking to sell their albums have to learn the art of bundling because it is more relevant than […]
What Does Catalog Mean In Music?
Catalogs some times spelled as catalogues have changed the landscape of how record labels operate. Record labels now more than ever want to own music catalogs because the value has certainly changed with the introduction of new technologies in music like streaming. Music now has more value and copyright holders are now able to cash […]
What Is Comping In Music Production?
If you’ve been in the music production world for a fair amount of time you have probably come across the term “comping”. You may wonder what comping actually means in the context of music production since it is a widely used term. So, What is comping? In music production, comping or track comping is a […]
What Is An Audio Artifact?
The term “audio artifact” is probably something you’ve come across if you’re a music producer. Either in your own recordings or other peoples recordings. This post will discuss what audio artifacts are and how they arise in relation to audio production. With that said, What are Audio Artifacts? In audio, sound or music production an […]
What Is A Good Way To Start A Song?
Song creation is never an easy task in as much as popular musicians make it seem like it is. A lot of work goes into various key elements to ensure that a song is made to a certain quality. Therefore, this post will get into the how’s of the good ways in which you can […]
The Difference Between An Artist Manager and a Business Manager
Artists can have different types of managers that all serve different purposes. For those that are signed to record labels having more than one manager is almost always the situation. Two of the most important managers are the Artist Manager and the Business Manager. Most people dont know what differentiates the two and this post […]