For somebody that is a beat maker, the term “placement” is something you surely have come across. Placements are a huge part of the music producer business and it actually is important to have an understanding of what it means to have your beat placed. With that said, What is a placement in rap? A […]
Is Sound Engineering Easy?
Every career path always has various myths that surround it and it is always good to address them and expose them for their truth or falseness. I always come across the question “is sound engineering easy?” , therefore, this post will address this question to determine whether it’s actually true of false. With that said, […]
What Skills Do Sound Engineers Need?
Sound engineers are the background guys that handle the technical creation of your favorite songs. This job requires certain attributes and skills to be carried out effectively. Most people can pick up sound engineering easily while it may pose a challenge for others. This is mainly because people don’t really understand what it takes to […]
What Percentage Do Music Producers Get?
As a music producer its of vital importance that you understand the business side of music……because good understanding will help you get what’s rightfully yours. One of the more common questions that I get from most newbie music producers is: “What percentage do music producers get?” Music producers with enough clout can get 50% of […]
Who Do Sound Engineers Work For?
Sound engineers are an essential part of any audio production. In this field, one works with technology and equipment in an effort to create a good audio experience. In sound engineering there exist a variety of areas where one may work. One of the most frequently asked questions by most people is: “Who do sound […]
Are Music Royalties A Good Investment?
The investing world is an ever evolving one and as long as various industries generate money, opportunities will always arise for the investor to pump in cash and get a good return. One of the questions that has been a huge topic over the years is investing with regard to music royalties. To be specific, […]
Are A&R’s Still Relevant?
A&R which is short for Artist and repertoire refers to agents that are responsible for scouting for and finding new talent for record labels or artists. As the internet and basically all technologies improve and advance one question that has been brought up quite a number of times is; Is the A&R still relevant? The […]
Do Producers Go On Tours?
We know that musicians and artists go on tour to perform and promote their music. For music producers, tours are really something that is not spoken about because most people do not know whether it is a good idea for them. We then run into the question; “Do music producers go on tour?” Music producers […]
Do Artist’s Get Paid For Featuring?
Artists features are a huge part of the music business because collaboration is one of the most powerful marketing concepts in music. One question that often arises when it comes to features is; “Do artists get paid for featuring?” It’s common for artists to get paid for features and have a percentage of royalties from […]
Can You Copyright A Song If You Don’t Own The Beat?
Copyright is always a tricky subject in the music industry and it takes some understanding to know what you’re up against. This post will be a response to one of the most frequently asked questions that I face in networking events from beginners is: “Can you copyright a song if you don’t own the beat?” […]