Music Business

Livin’ La Vida Musica

May 17, 2011
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Years back, before the age of myspace, facebook, and youtube, musicians and artists enjoyed a more intimate interaction with their fans. Think travelling musicians, frequent public presentations, and acts performed in community events.  This was the time before budding artists coveted a record deal with a huge music company. The ticket to fame and recognition […]

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Music in the International Scene

May 11, 2011
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Though there be no such thing as a universal tongue, there certainly is a universal language – music. And true to this universal appeal, the musical arena as we know it has turned into a cornucopia of sound and style from various parts of the world. Most of the songs and artists that reach global […]

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The Global Music Industry Today

May 4, 2011
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The Music Industry is the key financial asset of any society. The production, distribution, regulation and reception are important to compete for the global market. Three of the largest Music groups are owned or co-owned by Europeans, others are the Bertelsmann Music Group (Germany)/Sony (Japan) (Bertelsmann) and EMI (UK), together with Vivendi Universal (formerly Polygram/MCA) […]

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10 Tips On How To Make Your Music Video Go Viral

May 1, 2011
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With the dawn of the internet aspiring bands were given a chance to showcase their music and their own music videos. However since a lot of bands are doing this to promote their music and videos they are competing with each while also competing with those already topping the hit charts. So how can your […]

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Learning Music Production At The Comfort Of Your Own Home

April 30, 2011
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Music production is truly amazing. Suddenly in the past 5 years there has been a massive raise in the way music production is seen in the educational eyes and college and university courses have been popping up like hot cakes all over the world. Music Production Courses are being offered in Colleges and Universities. It […]

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2010: The Crash of Concerts and Recorded Music Sales

April 20, 2011
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Music Industry in The US is facing continuing uncertainty and decline as 2010 closes.EMI, one of the leading music firms in the United States find itself in still staggering even after it was purchase by a UK based company, Terra Firma Equity. To counter the decline Terra firma made its desperate move and sued Citigroup, […]

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What are Producer Points?

April 13, 2011
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Ever wonder how producers earn income or revenue? Or why do they handle a lot of artists and talents? Technically speaking, they earn through acquiring Producer Points or the percentage of royalties a producer gets after finishing a recording album.  Simply, they consider 1 point equivalent to one percent. Like any other points, it has […]

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Music Industry Quick Tips #3: The Essentials List

April 12, 2011
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Today is the final installment of Music Industry Quick Tips.  This installment will be a little more in depth than the other quick tips Looking for some quick tips about the music industry to boost your music career? Try these quick and easy music business tips to help you make your way in the music […]

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3 Types of Professional Representation for Songwriters and Beat Makers

April 11, 2011
Lawyers

Representation varies according to the beatmakers demands and needs, but generally, there are three kinds of representatives that hip hop-rap beatmakers/producers should look for namely: Beat brokers Managers Lawyers Beat Brokers: 1. He is the one who promotes the beats of the beatmaker/producer. It can be his friend or anyone who has connection with the […]

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Music Industry Quick Tip #2: Don’t Charge It

April 10, 2011
Credit Cards

It doesn’t do good to put your music career on the line for some spending. True, there may be situations when you have to do emergency spending and use your credit card, like when you have broken your strings and have no cash to buy replacements, and the show starts in ten minutes, or when […]

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