There’s a lot more to releasing a single than just throwing it up on SoundCloud or Bandcamp. And I’m not talking about distribution — though, ya know, (plug) you should totally get your latest single onto Apple Music, iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, and more.
Global music […]
CD Baby’s first ever DIY Musician Conference is happening this fall in Chicago. The event, which is geared specifically towards your needs as an independent artist, will take place at downtown Chicago’s historic Congress […]Read more
This is a pretty fantastic video series (and YouTube playlist) from SoundFly all about touring as as DIY musician.
It addresses everything from the reasons for touring, the costs, how to find the right venues for you, how to route your tour itinerary, contacting talent buyers […]
Kansas City rapper Mac Lethal has paid his dues. You might know him as the fast rapper dude from YouTube, but Mac’s been doing this for years. He took first place at the legendary Scribble Jam in 2002, the same year he released his debut album, and […]Read more
[This article was written by Eric Bernsen, and it originally appeared on the Sonicbids Blog.]
With months and sometimes even years going into the creation of a new body of work, it’s an understood expectation that artists put together some sort of marketing plan in anticipation of […]
[This article was written by guest contributor Stephen Simmons, an award-winning Americana songwriter who has toured extensively in Europe, and whose music has appeared on television shows such as Sons of Anarchy.]
One of the biggest questions I get asked from fellow artists is about playing Europe […]
[This guest post was written by Shachar Gilad, Founder of SoundBetter, a curated marketplace for music producers, mixing and mastering engineers, and session singers and players. He is a musician and a producer. Before SoundBetter, Shachar worked on tools for musicians and producers at Waves Audio and Apple […]Read more
This article was written by Dave Kusek, founder of the New Artist Model, an online music business school for independent musicians, performers, recording artists, producers, managers, and songwriters. He is also the founder of Berklee Online, co-author of The Future of Music book, and a member of […]Read more
CD Baby’s first-ever DIY Musician Conference is really taking shape.
Unlike many music industry events, this one is centered entirely around YOUR needs as an independent musician, and it’s all happening this October 23-25 in Chicago…
… but our early-bird price of […]