Category Archives: Resources

Love and Loathing at Record Store Day 2017

Music  Resources

    Record Store Day is celebrating it’s 10th anniversary tomorrow, Saturday, April 22, 2017. This wonderfully goofy day is both loved and loathed by many all over the place (here is a great article explaining both sides if you … »

Radar Music Creatives Launches One Stop Commissioning Service for Artists

Resources

Radar Music Videos become Radar Music Creatives with the launch of their new ‘one-stop’ commissioning service for album art, tour posters, gifs, stage visuals and artist websites. »

A FEW MUSIC LICENSING FAQs by Katey Laurel

Music  Resources

Licensing is one of the few ways writers, labels and publishers are still making money. As a result, with the decline of recorded music sales, the marketplace has become very competitive since everyone including the MAJORS are competing, often for the same placements. This makes it very important to have a great representative, and/or be willing to put in the time and energy it takes to make contacts in this world…preferably both. »

Dawson Hollow Has a New Name, Look and Sound

Advertising  Resources

Since 2002 this multi-award-winning band has performed in over two-thousand venues across the United States and Canada entertaining thousands with their fusion of old time musical instruments, stunning vocals and modern beats… emerging with a fresh new style. »

Indie Bible Released Their 2016 Edition

Marketing  Resources

For eight years, Indie Bible helped me tour the country by giving me opportunities that would have otherwise been unknown to me. »

The .MUSIC Domain Name

Marketing  Resources

Today, DotMusic needs your help to push this community application across the finish line. If DotMusic’s initiative doesn’t succeed, major players like Google and Amazon – that do not share our views and policies on music rights – may end up controlling the rights to these domains. »

How to Prep for your Time in the Studio

Lessons  Resources

Between Rich and I we have seen just about everything you could imagine go on in the studio and we have managed to accumulate a little bit of wisdom about how to streamline the process and kept things running smoothly. »

BANDS! It’s Time to Trademark Your Name. NOW!

Resources

To trademark, you have to tell the government what you’re wanting to trademark. Are you a band? Do you sell CDs? Do you run a website? »

10 Commandments Of Independent Music Making

Music  Resources

When I studied recording engineering and production in 1996 at Fanshawe College in Canada, it was all about big studios, getting signed to a record label, and getting radio play. We learned to use magnetic tape, but we leaned toward digital. »

Soundwave Merchandising

Gear  Resources

Soundwave Merchandising has major company muscle with “independent company thinking” and accessibility. It’s a venture that has merged personalized service and a boutique style mentality with the powerful resources that come with a well-established business. »