Fender releases ‘Artist Playbook’ – a guide to navigating the music industry as an independent artist.
As the popularity of DIY labels continues to expand so does their roster, so why are artists wanting to be signed to a DIY label?
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 saw a market share of 26% during 2020 according to the BPI and Aim.
We talk to a variety of DIY artists to figure out what makes a good DIY scene.
There are now more DIY labels operating successfully than perhaps ever before but how do they help artists?
In the final edition of our DIY Till We Die article series we chat to Blitzcat Records, a DIY label operating in London.
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.
Being an independent artist allows for total creative control and freedom but this does come with difficulties.
Paying out for an effective PR campaign can be an expensive ordeal and in some cases offer little return for the artist. However, there are plenty of tools and ways you can run your own campaign cost effectively.