Hot Wax: When Does It Make Sense For a Band To Press Vinyl Records?

We often hear artists talk about pressing their latest projects to vinyl. It’s no myth that pressing vinyl records is expensive, especially when compared to the (essentially) free digital distribution possibilities that the internet provides.

We decided to break down vinyl […]

By | December 10th, 2012|Tips & Tricks|13 Comments

Great Music Publicity Tips To Grow Your Career

The folks over at CD Baby have just put out yet another awesome DIY guide for musicians. The latest offers “10 Music Publicity Hacks You Can Use Right Now” (it’s FREE!).

The guide runs through some key elements of […]

By | November 20th, 2012|Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

Juno Awards Accepting Submissions for 2013

Hey Friends!

The Juno’s are accepting submissions for the 2013 awards that will be held in Regina. The deadline to have your application in is November 13th! You’re eligible if you:

a) Are Canadian or are a landed immigrant and have lived […]

By | November 2nd, 2012|Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

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

Top Tips From the ‘Ultimate YouTube Guide For Musicians’

Earlier this week, digital music distributor CD Baby caught my eye when they posted ‘The Ultimate YouTube Guide For Musicians’.

As we learned from the MusicMetric report released a few weeks ago, YouTube is far and away the #1 resource for […]

By | October 10th, 2012|Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

The Upper Hand: Is SoundCloud Winning the Music Wars?

Over the last couple months, we’ve written articles about how bands should delete their Myspace accounts, and that the new era of digital music platform supremacy is being fought by […]

By | September 27th, 2012|Tips & Tricks|1 Comment

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

6 DIY Steps to Get Your Music on Campus Radio

Campus and Community radio is a great way to gain exposure in your local market as well as across the country. Unlike mainstream commercial stations that stick to a rigid playlist format, campus DJ’s are often free to play what […]

By | September 6th, 2012|Tips & Tricks|0 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

Che Ginger’s Art of Marketing

 

Anna Pullman is a freelance writer & guest blogger for Mojito.

Pens dash against the proverbial dotted line. Hands shake. The job is done. As a band, you have a recording contract with a big or small company and now you […]

By | August 5th, 2012|Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

Prep Time: 4 (Non-Technical) Tips to Prepare Your Music For Mastering

Mastering can be a tricky stage to get prepared for. You’re so close to completing your record, possibly tired from hearing your mixes a thousand times, and truth is a lot of artists aren’t completely familiar with what mastering does; […]

By | July 11th, 2012|Mastering, Tips & Tricks|0 Comments