Industry Tips & Advice: Best Kept Secret for Advancing Your Music Career by Minh D. Chau

Let’s paint a scenario. Let’s say you’ve got some great music. You’re an up-and-coming independent. It doesn’t matter who you are – the songwriter, the producer, the artist, the manager, or the indie label owner. You’ve generated some pretty good buzz for that music. And, you happen to have $5000 to spend. What should you [...]

Industry Tips and Advice: Promo Tips For Artist PT. 3

Promo Tip #21 Get online air play. There are a lot of indie radio webcasts, join sites and do what you have to do to get on the playlists. Promo Tip #22 Create an interesting banner to drop in your forum signatures or other online locations. Many message boards will let you leave a link [...]

Article: Movie business strikes back at Google By Peter Voskamp

Associated Press The film industry came back swinging on Wednesday, calling recent claims by tech companies including Google that online piracy legislation will destroy the internet nonsense. Related Stories Studios challenge internet piracy ruling Washington – The film industry came back swinging on Wednesday, calling recent claims by tech companies including Google that online piracy [...]

Interview: B.O.B Gets Interviewed By Angie Martinez

Article: DJ Premier Talks About His Dream Cypher.

Premo explains why Marley Marl and Rick Rubin are his favorite producers and why he’d want Dre and Rakim for his dream cypher. VladTV recently caught up with the legendary DJ Premier  to talk about his production influences. During the interview, Premo talked about why Marley Marl and Rick Rubin are two of his favorite producers of [...]

Industry Tips & Advice: How A Major Label Markets A New Artist by MINH D. CHAU

Recently, ASCAP’s Daily Brief included an article by David F. Carr entitled, “How Warner Music Turns Social Media Fans Into Customers”.  I thought there was one paragraph in there that was extremely insightful that some readers may not have caught. It needed to be expounded upon. If you’ve always wondered how a major label goes about [...]