Posts tagged music industry
Things you didn't know about vinyl records

Songs closer to the spindle hole and label on a record can sound audibly different than those on the outer edges of the disc due to what is sometimes referred to as inner groove distortion.

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The magic of the vinyl record

Sound is the vibration of particles across a medium in the form of waves. In 1877, Thomas Edison first developed a way to imprint this information onto tinfoil by etching the electrical signal of a sound wave with a needle, or stylus.

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Make more money with music – Steps 7-12

Here are another six practices successful musicians know about music income that you can use to make more money with your music and sustain your career.

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Make more money with music – Steps 1-6

A key discovery from our ongoing music business research is that musicians who are successful making a living off music approach their art and business differently than those who aren't.

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Refining your sales pitch

For many years, one of my biggest challenges was getting a reply to the mass of emails I wrote to promoters, licensing agents, music venues, magazine editors, and even my fans.

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Indie musicians need to make CDs (and here's why)

While music streaming and downloads are popular in the major label universe, independent artists rely on the tactile, physical, tangible medium that is the music CD.

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Crowdfunding basics for first-timers

Lucy Briggs, marketing manager at Disc Makers, conducted an interview with composer, singer-songwriter, and branding consultant/music business Cheryl B. Engelhardt to talk crowdfunding and strategies.

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