What They Really Mean: The Musician’s Guide to Industry Speak

Dear Bandsies, You email your heart out to target industry people and you are probably used to not getting many responses. This is the life of a hustling artist. Don’t hate it – embrace it. I … [Read more...]

Follow the Money: Is Spotify Getting the Bear Hug from Google?

Every direct license has a term, that is, the period of time that the license is active.  Almost every license has an assignment clause–a covenant that allows the license to be transferred to a third … [Read more...]

Garth Brooks Says I’ll Take The 80, They Can Have the 20

When Garth Brooks was at his peak the last time around, I remember a story about him that stuck.  Garth visited the sales teams at some of the biggest retailers along with his label sales executives … [Read more...]

9 Reasons Your Band Isn’t Getting Press

This was written by Ari Herstand and originally appeared on Ari's Take   1) You Don't Have A Story When was the last time you read a show preview or album review of a band that discussed the … [Read more...]

Artists Must Take Control of The Future of EDM

The advent of the Internet completely changed the way we do business in the music industry.  Advances in technology and social media tools are revolutionizing the way we consume, produce, distribute … [Read more...]