How to get a record deal

Where getting a record deal was the only way to make it big twenty plus years ago, the industry is changing. People are making big bucks from their bedroom with consumer grade equipment, YouTube ‘how-tos’…

Spotify’s tips for artists livestreaming from home

Home concerts are becoming the standard with a lack of real gigs, so make sure yours are good as they can be. Venues shut and fans stuck at home? That’s not stopping artists around the…

Facebook streamers can soon charge for their livestreams

Livestreaming artists rejoice as you’ll soon have one more option for where to earn for your home concerts. Livestreaming was already huge before the world went into various levels of lockdown. Now it’s a huge…

Red Light Management’s gaming subsidiary partner with HyperX

Hit Command a subsidiary of Red Light Management, sign a partnership with gaming and eSports company HyperX, hoping to bridge the gap between gaming and music. The two companies will host a series of online…

Fast forward your music career

Distribute through RouteNote, get your music everywhere, maximise your fan base and revenue. So you’ve been posting your tracks to SoundCloud and YouTube, and are starting to gain a little traction online. The next step…

SoundCloud and Pharrell Williams team up to find emerging artists for a new compilation

Pharrell is on the hunt for emerging artists on SoundCloud to release with his collective ‘i am OTHER’. SoundCloud have partnered with Pharrell Williams – renowned producer and music maker didn’t ya know – for…

Production and marketing advice for artists in quarantine

While the world is on pause, there’s no need to stop putting your music out there on to the digital market. In a time where human interaction is rare, stay more connected with your fans…

EU provides guide for return to public life, concerts & festivals to be the last

The EU have outlined guidelines for member states to return to normality but unfortunately live music will be the last to return. A new document released by the European Union provides a “roadmap to lifting…

Spotify adds a button for fans to give money directly to artists

In light of the current situation and the struggles we’re facing, Spotify are helping fans and artists connect and raise money. Yesterday Spotify launched their Artist Fundraising Pick feature to Spotify for Artists. The brand…

Spotify introduce a custom fundraising button for every artist to add

Spotify have launched Artist Fundraising Pick so that artists can add a fundraiser to their profile which fans can donate to. For the last month Spotify having been building a fantastic new addition to their…