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Explore proven strategies for success for independent musicians, songwriters and producers in this future music blog. Think big about your music career and prosper.

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What’s Working in Indie Music Today: Lessons in Success from New Artist Model Member Matt Powell

New Artist Model member Matt Powell

By Dave Kusek and Lindsay McGrath Sponsored by the New Artist Model: Turn your passion for music into a rewarding career. On His Own — And Loving It Canadian Singer songwriter Matt Powell isn’t a big believer in conventional wisdom.  Especially the old saying that there is safety in numbers.  After spending most of his musical career […]

Why Lyric Videos Are a Great Option for Bands & Musicians on a Budget

Lyric Music Videos

Guest Post by Caroline of Culture Coverage When everyone is scrambling to bring more to the table, lyric videos pop up to prove to the industry that less is not only better but also incredibly effective. Cropping up as fan posted videos long before they became a thing emulated by artists, lyric videos harken back to […]

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What’s Working in Indie Music Today: Lessons in Success from New Artist Model Member Declan O’Shea / Mako

New Artist Model member Declan O'Shea

By Dave Kusek and Lindsay McGrath Sponsored by the New Artist Model Essential Power Pack: Turn your passion for music into a rewarding career. Keep moving or die If you’ve ever been near the ocean, chances are you’ve heard that sharks need to keep moving or else they die. In his own unique way, singer-songwriter Declan O’Shea is […]

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What’s Working in Indie Music Today Lessons in Success from New Artist Model Member Rishi Deva

New Artist Model member Rishi Deva and Parvati

By Dave Kusek and Lindsay McGrath Sponsored by the New Artist Model Essential Power Pack: Turn your passion for music into a rewarding career. Rishi Deva manages the chart topping, award winning Canadian artist Parvati.  With his help, she has risen to twice to #1 on the Canadian electronica charts with her rich pop songs, dance anthems, […]

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How to License Your Music for TV Film and Video Games – FREE WEBINAR

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Want to learn how to license your music? Need connections with Music Publishers? If so, join Aaron Davison of How to License Your Music and I in a free webinar Thursday, June 23 at 1PM EST – Or Signup to Get the recorded Replay. CLICK HERE TO JOIN THE FREE WEBINAR We’ll be showing you […]

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What’s Working in Indie Music Today: Lessons in Success from New Artist Model Member Luis Hernandez

New Artist Model member Luis Hernandez of Pentagram Records

By Dave Kusek and Lindsay McGrath Sponsored by the New Artist Model: Turn your passion for music into a rewarding career. Luis Hernandez is building a new music company in Mexico Luis Hernandez, founder of Pentagram Records is on a musical mission.  He is building a label for Mexican artists who are eager to showcase their […]

Eight ways to start your next song

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What is the best way to start writing a new song? Opinions differ but sometimes all you need is a new idea! Here are eight ways to start your next song. New Artist Model member Lee Pat asked a number of songwriters and teachers 2 questions: 1. What is YOUR favourite way of starting a song? […]

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Is “Marketing” Killing Your Music? FREE WEBINAR: SEE how to avoid the TRAPS that waste your time.

social media hell

Do you feel like you are trapped in social media HELL ? Are you spending all your time promoting your music without seeing tangible results? FREE WEBINAR: “Is Marketing” Killing Your Music? Thursday June 16th at 8pm EST Join CD Baby’s Kevin Breuner and I as we tear down the barriers that kill effective music marketing, […]

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What’s Working in Indie Music Today: Lessons in Success from New Artist Model Member Angèlia Grace

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By Dave Kusek and Lindsay McGrath Sponsored by the New Artist Model: Turn your passion for music into a rewarding career Breaking into the world of independent music can be tough. But it looks like vocalist Angelia Grace might just have it covered. The gifted soprano is “covering” music from some of the most famous movies […]

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What’s the best band website builder for musicians? Free Webinar.

best band website builder for musicians

Every musician today needs a great website. Each week someone asks me what platform is the best band website builder for musicians to create a killer website. There are many choices to be sure. Bandzoogle has what appears to be the best balance of features and performance at an affordable price. Their monthly packages start at $8 per […]

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