Future Music Blog

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

Music Industry Jobs of the Future

Music Industry Jobs of the Future Billboard recently posted an article about the music industry jobs of the future and it is fascinating and brilliant! The music industry jobs of the future are all about Storytelling, Playlisting, Content…
Musician Power Tools

How to Promote Your Music

The internet has opened up endless possibilities to promote your music. And, while that may seem daunting, it really allows you to experiment and let your creativity run wild! The key to successfully promoting your music in today's music…
how to book gigs as an indie musician

How to Book Gigs on Your Own as an Indie Musician

Gigs - before a booking agent will work with you every musician has to start out booking their own gigs and concerts. But, as you’ve probably realized, this is a lot easier said than done. Especially since there are SO many musicians…
get your music licensed

How to License Your Music - 4 Steps to Get Started

1,000,000 streams on Spotify will get you approximately $3,000 in royalties. 1 MILLION! Can you even hit that target in a whole year? I’m not even sure I could make it in TEN years! Here are 6 different ways you could make…

How to Get Your Music on Spotify Playlists

“How to get your music on Spotify playlists?” That’s the hot question in the mind of just about every indie musician on the planet. And with good reason. There are plenty of inspiring stories of musicians who got one song on a crazy-popular…
Instagram for Musicians

Instagram for Musicians: 5 Music Marketing Tips You Need to Know

Social media is one of the most effective music marketing channels. With over 500 million users - 300 million of which are using the app every day - Instagram is a great way to engage with and grow your audience. That being said, if you’re…
How to use Facebook Live to Promote Your Music

How to Use Facebook Live to Promote Your Music

You’ve no doubt seen that little “Live” button on Facebook. Maybe you’ve even joined a Facebook Live video or seen other bands using Facebook Live. Right now, live video (on any platform) is one of the most powerful tools available…
How to sell more music with facebook live

Musicians: Here's How to Sell More Music with Facebook Live

Facebook Live videos are getting a lot of attention recently. And with good reason - right now they are at the top of the algorithm in terms of reach and engagement. In other words, Facebook prioritizes live videos in the newsfeed. There…
self release an album

How to Self Release An Album

One of the biggest questions I get all the time is "How do I self release an album?" The truth is, today it's easier than ever to release your own music without the help of a big record label. But, there's a difference between just releasing…
6 Songwriting Tips

Help! I'm Writing a Song - 6 Songwriting Tips to Write Your Next Hit

Writing a song might sound like a fairly easy thing to accomplish, and sometimes it can be. But not every time. Sure, there are only 11 notes in the scale, but there are a seemingly infinite amount of combinations waiting to be discovered.…
Content marketing for musicians

Content Marketing for Musicians: How to Get More Superfans

Marketing and promoting your music is a task every musician has to face throughout their career. But it’s also the one thing many musicians wish they never had to do again. With all the noise out there it can really feel like no one's…
How to sell more music with landing pages

How to Sell More Music with Landing Pages

Today I want to talk to you about selling more music. (Or merch… Or tickets.) More specifically, I want to key you in on one of the most effective ways to get fans to take that next step and support you. Surprisingly enough, this tool…

Explore the Future of Music with Dave Kusek through the New Artist Model future music blog for independent musicians and indie artists. Learn about the music business from how to get on spotify playlists to instagram for musicians to how to promote your music and get your music licensed. Learn the best way to promote your music, music marketing and music career success strategies through the New Artist Model approach. Discover tips and strategies and techniques that you can use to advance your music career.  Find ways to book more shows and gigs, learn about copyright, licensing and music publishing, record labels, music marketing, music news, music website, musician success, merchandise, management, performing, songwriting and recording in this music blog. If you want to be a musician and learn how to promote your music online and develop online press kits visit this future music blog now and learn about music marketing, online music promotion and how to promote your music.