BTS’ Suga calls out labels treatment of artists

BTS’ Suga has made comments about how labels “see the artist as a product” in a recent interview.

Fender launches the ‘Artist Playbook’ to help independent artists navigate the music industry

Fender releases ‘Artist Playbook’ – a guide to navigating the music industry as an independent artist.

The internet has made it easier than ever for DIY labels

In recent years there has been an explosion of DIY labels and one of the reasons for this may be thanks to the internet and e-commerce.

Independent record labels took 26% of the UK market share in 2020

Independent record labels saw a market share of 26% during 2020 according to the BPI and Aim.

How a DIY label can help an independent artist

There are now more DIY labels operating successfully than perhaps ever before but how do they help artists?

DIY Till We Die: Blitzcat Records

In the final edition of our DIY Till We Die article series we chat to Blitzcat Records, a DIY label operating in London.

How Being An Independent Artist Allows You To Be More Creative

During our ‘DIY Till We Die’ article series we chatted to an array of independent artists, one thing that stood clear was that it allowed them total creative freedom.

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The Difficulties That Independent Artists Face And How To Make Things Easier

Being an independent artist allows for total creative control and freedom but this does come with difficulties.

The Advantages And Disadvantages of Operating As A DIY Artist

Taking the music world head on as an independent artist may give the creator more freedom but it can be a difficult road.