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Why You Need To Treat A Band Like A Startup

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Here John O’Connor explores the parallels between a startup and a band in its infancy, explaining why many of the same principles which govern a successful startup and allow it successfully get off the ground can be applied with equal success to a band. Guest post by John O’Connor of DIY Musician Amazon. Google. CCR. Nirvana. Besides their […]

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THE THREE ERAS OF PAID STREAMING

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Guest post by: Mark Mulligan of MIDIA Streaming has driven such a revenue renaissance within the major record labels that the financial markets are now falling over themselves to work out where they can invest in the market, and indeed whether they should. For large financial institutions, there are not many companies that are big enough to […]

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YouTube Monetization And Exclusivity: Is It Right For You?

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Here we examine the issue of exclusivity in the world of music and rights management, and what it means to have a single entity working on behalf of your music, whether it’s sync licensing, retail distribution, or monetization on platforms such as YouTube. _________________________________ Guest post by Nicholas Salomone from CD Baby’s DIY Musician YouTube acts in […]

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New Analysis Calculates, Compares Per Stream Payouts From Major Streaming Platforms

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(Via Hypebot) – Data crunchers Information Is Beautiful caused a stir last year when they waded through data from indie artists to determine the indeterminable – what streaming services actually pay per stream. Now, they’re back with an updated and eye-opening analysis. Trying to figure out exactly how much a streaming service pays per stream is […]

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The Legalities Behind A Cover Song

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The recording of covers is common practice in the music industry, and has only become more popular of late, particularly with the rise of YouTube. Still, by nature of the fact that a cover is someone else’s intellectual property, there are inherent legal complications. Here we look at what some of those might be. ________________________ […]

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Music Pushes to Innovate Beyond Streaming, But Investors Play It Safe: Analysis

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Guest Post By Cherie Hu | July 24, 2017 11:58 AM EDT Getty Images Taking a look at the gap between music accelerators and venture capitalists in 2017. If you’re confused about how exactly music tech is doing in 2017, I don’t blame you. On one hand, some previously dominant music-tech stars are falling prey to money […]

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How to legally post a cover song video on YouTube.

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Posting Cover Songs on YouTube: Music Video Licensing Explained Guest Post By Chris Robley  Cover song videos are hugely popular on YouTube, and making a cover song video is one of the most proven ways to get new listeners and viewers to check out your other songs, including your original material. So let’s say you’ve recorded […]

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