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5 Things Artists Should Know Before Releasing Music

Ensure Proper Mixing and Mastering: · Mixing and mastering are vital for ensuring your music sounds professional on all streaming platforms. Skipping these steps can result in an unpolished final product. · Mixing involves finalizing individual tracks, while mastering is the last stage of audio production for distribution. · Use online mastering tools for an […]

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How to Secure Copyright for Your Music – Comprehensive Guide

Securing copyright for your music is a crucial step for independent musicians, providing ownership, protection, and earning potential. In this guide, we’ll outline the basics of music copyright, explain the two types of copyright, and delve into the process of registering your copyright. Additionally, we’ll explore how copyright can be leveraged to generate income as […]

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Why Musicians Give Up and How to prevent it

Artists often face significant challenges in pursuing a music career, especially as independent musicians. The journey is riddled with highs and lows, and the constant grind can lead to feelings of overwhelm, frustration, or bitterness. External opinions from friends, family, industry insiders, or fellow artists may also sow seeds of doubt about the feasibility of […]

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Common Misconceptions Musicians Have About Advertising:

1. Misconception: “I’ve invested so much in making music; I shouldn’t have to advertise.” · Reality: Promoting music is crucial for success; advertising expands reach, attracts new fans, and builds buzz. 2. Misconception: “Ads seem icky and overly ambitious; my favorite bands don’t use them.” · Reality: Thoughtful advertising aligns with artistic integrity; ads can […]

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Best Online Tools for Independent Artists

Sounds & Plugins: Splice Platform for music creation, collaboration, and sample library. Free and subscription options available. Community for collaboration and feedback. Sampling: Tracklib Pre-cleared songs for legal and inspired sampling. 15 free tracks for amuse users. Digitalized “crate-digging” for easy discovery. Mastering: Masterchannel Exclusive offer for amuse artists. Lossless, Hi-Res, and Ultimate mastering options. […]

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Music Industry Terms Every Artist Should Know

360 Deal: A contract where the label gets a percentage from all artist income streams. A&R: Artists and Repertoire department responsible for talent discovery and signing. Artist Manager: Guides an artist’s career, managing relationships and decisions. Back Catalogue: Collection of an artist’s past music releases. Big Three (Major Labels): Sony, Universal, and Warner, the largest […]

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