looking for bandmates

From Solo Acts to Full Bands: How to Find the Right Musicians for Your Project

For many musicians, the journey to forming a band starts with a simple question: where do I find the right people to play with? It’s a valid question, and finding the answer can be daunting. But don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. In this post, we’ll explore some of the best ways to find…

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planning a successful European tour

Tips for Planning an Awesome Tour of Europe for Your Band

You and your band have finally made it big. After years of gigging in small clubs and working day jobs to support your music habit, you’ve finally been signed by a record label and are going on tour. Europe is the first stop on your world tour, and you want to ensure that everything goes…

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Ways Independent Music Labels Can Make Money

Independent music labels have a lot of opportunity to make money, but they need to be smart and strategic about it. Here are some ways that independent music labels can make money: First, by releasing quality music that people will want to buy, and second, by working with bloggers and other online influencers to get…

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live performance

The Most Important Things to Do Before Your First Live Performance

If you’re about to embark on your first live performance, there are a few things you need to do before taking the stage. From ensuring your instruments are in good condition to warming up your vocal chords, preparing for a live show is essential for delivering a great performance. This blog post will give you…

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The Democratization of Music and What It Means for the Industry

It’s no secret that music has undergone a major shift in recent years. With the advent of streaming services and the ubiquity of digital platforms, the industry is now more democratized than ever. Anyone with a laptop and an internet connection can create and release their own music. While this is great news for budding…

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monetize cover songs

Ways to Make Money From Cover Songs

Making money from cover songs can be a great way to supplement your income as a musician. While you won’t make as much money from covers as you would from original material, it can still be a viable option, especially if you can build up a following of fans who are interested in your covers….

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music business in Europe

The Top Countries in Europe for Launching a Music Business

There’s no shortage of options for launching a music business in Europe. But which countries are the best for starting up? Here’s a look at the top countries in Europe for launching a music business based on factors like infrastructure, funding opportunities, and creative talent. So whether you’re looking to start an indie record label…

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music tours

Rock Star Touring Revenue: The Top Ways to Boost Your Bottom Line

If you’re a touring musician, you know that generating revenue can be challenging. However, there are some tried and true ways to boost your bottom line. In this blog post, we’ll look at the top ways to generate revenue on the road. From merchandise sales to branding deals, these tips will help you make the…

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signing a record deal

Why You Should Never Sign a Major Label Record Deal

If you’re a musician, you’ve probably dreamed of signing a record deal with a major label. But the truth is, there are many reasons why you shouldn’t sign one of these deals. First and foremost, major labels typically take complete control over an artist’s career. This means they get to dictate what kind of music…

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avoid a band breakup

Reasons Why Bands Break Up

We all know that feeling of overwhelming sadness when our favorite band announces they’re breaking up. But why do bands break up? Many factors are at play, and it’s usually a combination of creative differences, disagreements over finances, or simply the ebbs and flows of friendships. In this blog post, we’ll explore some of the…

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