When acts like Hoodcelebrityy break through here, they’re overcoming major structural obstacles to their success In the first week of May, the American music industry commenced a semi-annual tradition: singling out a lone piece of Jamaican music and sending it up the charts. 2018’s lucky winner … Continue readingWhy Isn’t Jamaican Dancehall Bigger in the U.S.?
Stress is one of the biggest causes of health problems in many peoples’ lives: it can cause heart disease, depression, anxiety attacks, sleep problems, auto-immune diseases, weight problems and more. But we’re busy — how do we drop the stress levels down while still … Continue readingThe Busy Person’s Guide to Reducing Stress
On the site, artists can submit their music for a nominal fee to listings for licensing and other opportunities. As you can imagine, only a relatively small percentage of the music submitted can be accepted. New Artists: Licensing Your Music Ain’t Easy was last modified: … Continue readingNew Artists: Licensing Your Music Ain’t Easy
They say that Internet killed the video star (or the Limousines did, but still). We would beg to differ. The web has opened up a tour bus-full of opportunities for bands hoping to get their music out there via the cinematic medium. And to back up that … Continue readingMaking Your Music Video Go Viral: 10 Tips From Cee-Lo, OK Go & More
The Future of Music Coalition just released the results of a research project they conducted where over 5,000 US-based musicians were surveyed about how they earned money. Below is the list with their findings. Songwriter and Composer Revenue 1. Publisher advance. Bulk payment to songwriter/composer as part of a … Continue readingHow Musicians and Composers Make Money