Soundcloud To Offer Licensing Deals: Is It Worth It?

Alright, so it feels like we’ve been talking about Soundcloud on the blog a lot lately, but I guess that goes to show that they’re a company on the rise.

The latest? Soundcloud has announced that they will be partnering with […]

By | October 18th, 2012|Tips & Tricks|5 Comments

What’s In A Name? Considering SEO When Choosing a Band Name

It’s always fascinating to see the little ways in which the internet continues to change the music industry. The large-scale shake-ups are obvious and well documented, but it’s often the small shifts in thinking that smack you with the blunt […]

By | September 14th, 2012|Tips & Tricks|2 Comments

Press Time: 4 Tips for Writing a Music Press Release

Press releases are still one of the most effective ways of spreading the word about your band.

Getting the attention of the press can make the difference between a packed venue and an empty room, and it’s the reason why good […]

By | August 29th, 2012|Tips & Tricks|1 Comment

Beck’s Genius “Album” Release

Beck - Mojito Mastering, Toronto, Canada

From time to time I’ll question why I’ve willingly entered a financially tanking industry…. Piracy has flipped the music world on […]

By | August 13th, 2012|General|0 Comments

Talk Shop: Q&A with Brian Thompson of Thorny Bleeder

Be as creative with your online identity and brand as you are with the creation of your music itself.”

Brian Thompson 

MM: How did you get your start in the music industry? What motivated you […]

By | August 7th, 2012|Interviews|0 Comments

Talk Shop: Q&A with Bobby Kimberley of Young Lions Music Club (Part 2 of 2)

… Continued from Part 1 of 2

MM: So when you have these events where you’re bringing brands, artist and audiences together what are the […]

By | July 31st, 2012|Interviews|1 Comment

Talk Shop: Q&A with Bobby Kimberley of Young Lions Music Club (Part 1 of 2)

My model is kind of the Field of Dreams, ‘If you build it, they will come”

Bobby Kimberley

 

MM: How did YLMC come together?

BK: Young Lions came together kind of accidentally. When I left my full time […]

By | July 23rd, 2012|Interviews|1 Comment