How to distribute cover songs – do I need a license?

What counts as a cover song? What music is in the public domain? Do I need a mechanical license? Where can I obtain a license? How do I format my metadata for distribution? You’ll need to…

Glossary of music terms and what they mean

Music theory can be confusing at times. Here are a handful of music terms you’ll need to be aware of when collaborating with fellow musicians. For a breakdown of common music industry terms, click here….

How to write songs on guitar

The guitar is a favourite for songwriting as it offers a varied sonic palette but how do you get started writing a song on it. To start with it helps if you know to some…

One simple trick to understand Chord Music Theory

Playing music and understanding the science behind what you play are 2 different ball parks. Whilst theory isn’t essential to play, even the basics will expand your playing by miles. Music theory is a big…

Spotify’s most popular tracks & artists 2015 to 2016

All the top music on Spotify since 2015 has been revealed by Sizzle Analytics and yes, you already know that Drake is dominating the charts. If you’ve looked at any charts in the past year…

YouTube’s First Subcription Service Nearing Release

YouTube is the largest video hosting website in the world with over a billion video views a day. Since it’s launch ten years ago a lot has changed but it has always remained a free…