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Music Business

5 Mistakes That Stop You From Achieving Your Goals

This article comes from life & career coach, Ariane Paras. With 15 years experience in the music business, she supports artists and music professionals to help them reach their goals and perform at their best. She helps them find clarity…

4 Tips For Getting Booked At Music Festivals

As an artist, performing a set you’ve worked on for months and having a live crowd truly receive it the way you intended it to be is an experience that will change the way you appreciate making and sharing music…

How Independent Labels Can Benefit from Spotify For Artists

Artists all over the world love Spotify for Artists and all the killer features it provides. With in-depth analytics, data, team management capabilities and so much more, it’s popularity is no surprise. However, artists aren’t the only ones who can…

How To Find a Booking Agent as an Independent Musician

As live shows continue to slowly make their comeback, artists are more than ready to hit the ground running. If you’ve been booking your own live shows since before the pandemic, you’re already aware of how difficult and time consuming…

How To Make Sure Every Collaborator Gets Proper Songwriting Credit

Great songwriting is the basis for some of the biggest hits ever created, and collaboration is one of the best tools to get them there. When it comes to joint songwriting, it’s important to decipher who will get credit for…

How to use SoundCloud as a Marketing Tool

Let’s say you’ve got your marketing schedule for the year polished and ready to go… Kudos! Now, I assume there are some times in your schedule where you’ll be touring, doing local shows, recording music etc., where you aren’t actively…

Black Owned Labels You Need To Know About

June is Black Music Appreciation Month! To celebrate, we’re here to spread the love and promote some of the best in the industry. Here are 5 Black-owned, badass labels you should absolutely know about in 2021. 🔥 Black Owned Labels…

Money Management Tips for Independent Musicians

How you manage your money can make or break your success as an independent musician. At the end of the day, no matter how much you make, impulse buys, improper budgeting, and simply not knowing how to save your money…

Mental Health Resources for Musicians

Over 70% of independent musicians struggle with anxiety, depression and other mental health issues. Let’s face it, being a musician is challenging. Hell, being human is challenging. The consistent pressure to be the best can become overwhelming, and those high…