If you don’t know Derek Sivers, he’s the founder of CD Baby. You can follow him @sivers (and should). None of these PR tips are anything you don’t already know, but they’re good refreshers.
What are you doing to bring an experience along with your songs? Apple Cocktail, Muse’s new album, and more!
In this episode:
- Performance Rights Organizations (BMI vs. ASCAP vs…)
- Parallel and Two-Stage Compression
There has been no shortage of news with regards to the future of the album here. How can artists sell more than just singles now that our culture seems to be so quick to acquire and discard whatever music is “hot right now?” Perhaps the answer is in the App Store.
Singles sales have been crushing album sales ever since the development of the digital marketplace. How do Apple and the big four major record labels team up to combat that?
In this episode:
- Royalties, Pandora and the New Deal
- Spotify U.S.A! U.S.A! U.S.A!
- EMI in the troubles
- The Bird And The Bee
- Promoting your band (get off the internet!)
Are you guilty of a PR felony? Bob Baker talks through how to give your CD a better shot at being heard.
Guess who just gained exposure to tens of thousands of new listeners that would have never heard his music otherwise?
Trent Reznor just put up a few quick thoughts on how to be successful as an unknown artist.
Many of you have already heard a lot about Josh Freese’s variable pricing plan for his new album, “Since 1972.” Here’s a follow up to how it’s been going.
Would you pay a couple hundred dollars for every CD and DVD a label is going to release this coming year, sight unseen? Indie label Equal Vision Records is asking fans to do just that. With the launch of EVR365, fans can select from 3 packages allowing them to get prereleased copies of EVR albums [...]