Thursday, January 23rd, 2014


In our weekly series, goes through the dregs to bring you the best in DIY focused news, tips, and advice on the topics of touring, marketing, promoting, social media, PR, & more.

1. How To Land A Synch In An Ad, T.V. show, or Film

Emily White of Whitesmith Entertainment, Readymade Records, and Dreamfuel gives tips, advice, and companies to work with to get your music into a different medium. A bit longer than normal tips and advice articles, but well worth the read.

2. Music Publishing And Licensing Explained (Video)

Music Publishing and Licensing are very important, but very confusing aspects of the music industry. One of a twelve part series from the Scion Music(less) Music Conference, these videos explain all the confusing bits in a very straightforward way.

3. 12 Ways To Make More Money With Your Music

Whether you care to admit it or not, everyone wants to be able to pay the bills with their music. Cyber PR music created a nice series of posts helping you to figure out just that. Ranging from live music, selling your music to fans, and making money from YouTube, this series has a little bit of everything.

4. A Day In The Life Of A Modern Day Music A&R

An interesting perspective of the life of an A&R person at INDMUSIC, YouTube's Largest Music Network, and the type of work they do. Not a strict “day in the life”, but includes insight on how YouTube is working to change the music industry.

5. Something Fun: The World's Most Demanding Concert Rider

An infographic of Van Halen’s concert rider from 1982. It details everything to how the dressing rooms should be, what food should be provided, and supplies they need (including one large tube of KY Jelly!). Guaranteed to make you question the cut you’re getting from venues for your shows!

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