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Artist Management

How to Tap Into Creativity When You’re In A Songwriting Funk

If you’ve ever sat down to get some work done and been suddenly hit with a mental roadblock, this one’s for you. We all have moments where we feel uninspired no matter how hard we concentrate, and it can be…

How to Manage Expectations Between Artists and Managers

As creatives in such a fast-paced and competitive industry, artists place the utmost importance on creating the perfect track, performing at the highest ability, and reaching the highest level in the game. With expectations so high, it’s easy to become…

How to Have a Great Relationship With Your Artist Manager

The roles of artists and managers are very different. Artists are motivated by creativity and fueled by a love for the craft. Managers are business-driven and goal-oriented, committed to finding the best opportunities for their artists and handling all the…

How to Become a Music Manager

Aside from creating the actual music, a music manager handles almost everything else in an artist’s career. They negotiate deals, manage performances, and handle all the business affairs artist’s don’t have the time to deal with. If these tasks are…

Most Effective Leadership Styles for Artist Managers

There are many different types of management styles that artist managers use while working with their clients. Some managers are strict, some are more laid back, and others like to combine a bit of both. But which management styles are…

7 Ways Label Managers Can Get Ahead During Quarantine

With the entire world on lockdown and concerned with next steps, we wanted to pass along some insights to help you maximize your efforts going forward. During this time, it’s a good idea to take a second look at what…

The Art of Networking in the Music Industry

Too many of us leave conferences with a hazy memory of faces and a bunch of business cards of people we don’t remember. You swarm the big-name panellists along with thirty other eager hopefuls, confidently approach the hot-shot speakers, but…

Forming Your Artist Development Team – The Publicist

Part 6 of our Artist Development Series. Throughout this series, we’ve discussed the various members of the artist development team. Each member brings a unique set of assets to the entire team. Each member provides unique guidance and expertise that…

How to Trademark Your Artist Name

Making sure your brand/artist name is trademarked is an important step in establishing yourself as an artist or label in the public eye. Sure, technically you can do shows and release music under a name you haven’t technically secured, but…

Festivals You Should Apply to Play At in 2020

Don’t you just love music festivals? The environment is welcoming, the vibe of the crowd is dynamic and the music can be life changing. As an artist, performing a set you’ve worked on for months and having the crowd truly…