Now More Than 1000 Musicians Are Boycotting Amazon

The number of musicians that have signed a “No Music for ICE” letter pledging a boycott of Amazon-sponsored festivals and other partnerships until the company ends support of human rights violations through contracts with ICE and other related US government agencies has now passed 1000. Deerhoof, Ted Leo, Álex Anwandter,…

Soon It Will Cost More For Copyright Registration

Every few years, the U.S. Copyright Office does a detailed study on its fees in an attempt to determine whether they need adjusting. In their latest audit, the office decided it was time to raise its rates by about $10 for most electronic filings. ___________________________ Guest post by Bobby Owsinski…

Molly Neuman Named President Of Songtrust

Molly Neuman has been named President of Downtown Music owned Songtrust, the indie global music royalty collection and publishing administrator. Neuman joined Songtrust in 2017 as Global Head of Business Development. During her tenure, Songtrust has posted record-setting metrics for the business, including triple-digit growth with more than 2 million…

Planning A Tour? 4 Expenses You Need To Keep In Mind

Touring is often difficult and expensive, but through careful planning, there is a good deal artists can do to to at least mitigate the latter of these issues. Here we look at four major cost drains that artists need to prepare for in advance in order to avoid inviting financial…

Guide To Enjoying Your Outdoor Music Festival Experience

There’s more to an outdoor music festival than just seeing your favorite bands perform, and whether you’re making a pilgrimage across the country or just heading to your local fairgrounds, there are host of sights, sounds, and experiences which await you. Here’s we look at to prepare appropriately so as…

MUSO Raises $1M To Expand Its Live Music Marketplace

Muso has raised $1 million in a seed funding round that will be used to accelerate the growth of its two-sided live music marketplace. Founded in 2018 by co-founders, Jeremiah Siemianow, Brandon Crimmins and Alan Jin the Australia based startup helps up-and-coming local musicians find and book live gigs while…

Canadian Music Publishers Association Unveils Rebrand, Programming

The Canadian Music Publishers Association has today (Oct. 29) announced that it has rebranded to Music Publishers Canada. According to the organization, the rebrand includes a refreshed logo, social media channels and evolving programming. “The new brand communicates our evolving identity as champions of the rights of music publishers in…

Creative Ways To Advertise Your Music On TikTok

Although still in its infancy when it comes to the platform’s advertising availability, TikTok’s broad and rapidly expanding global user base has musicians and their marketing teams eager to get in on the ground floor. Here we look at some creative ways to promote your music on the rising video…

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