Music Licensing

How Contests Are Killing Your Band's Career

And Why Bullshit Prizes Make You Lose Out On Real Opportunities… Not a week goes by where I am not inundated with breathless posts and emails from bands and artists spamming me with requests to help them win some contest or another. It’s gotten to the point where I actually think differently about an artist […]Read More »

How to Make Money on YouTube with Audiam

An Interview with CEO & Founder Jeff Price There’s a music site with 30-35 billion “spins” of music a month. It has over a billion users each month, 40% of those listen on mobile, and 80% of them are outside of the U.S. It’s not Spotify, or Pandora, iTunes, or any or the newcomers. Guessed […]Read More »

Download Performer's Guide to Licensing & Distribution

Performer‘s committed to bringing you the most useful advice when it comes to your career. That’s why we’re bringing you the third installment in our FREE industry guides – quick PDFs jam-packed with an insane amount of info that you can actually use. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD. These guides are meant to be handy reference […]Read More »

Make Money Selling Holiday-Themed Music or: It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year (For Indie Music)

Happy Hanukkah! Merry Christmas! Happy Kwanzaa! I know, I know, it’s only November; so what’s with all the holiday brouhaha? Simple, these next few months could explode your musical career, if you follow just a few steps right now.  First, this is an important reminder about timing. The actual music in the music industry is […]Read More »

A Million Dollar Record Label for $20 with DistroKid

Steve Jobs’ nightmare has come true; it’s now possible for “just anybody” to get on iTunes.  At an Apple special event way back in 2003, Jobs was defending criticism of iTunes’ small catalog (then only 400k tracks) by saying, “This number could have easily been much higher, if we wanted to let in every song.” […]Read More »

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