In a world of music streaming and illegal downloading, it may seem impossible to make a buck off your craft. Our own Matt Blankenship Jr. of The Sometimes Island wants to change that mentality by giving you some insider knowledge on music, or sync, licensing. On Soundfly, Blankenship Jr. breaks down everything you need to know, from basics, to publishing, and pitching, with the help of music supervisor Ben Hochstein, Sr. Director of Creative at Spring Music Group Eric Hurt, and indie music industry guru Ari Herstand. You can read the article here!
“The summit itself, which is currently wrapping up (September 13-30), was a free digital conference which brought 40+ professionals right to the homes of those attending. Each masterclass focused on both advice and actionable items, designed to help those like myself, who are maybe struggling with their next steps.”
Shuffle Beat Music recently featured Steve Palfreyman of the Music Launch Summit on their blog. The interview discusses the summit itself as well as Palfreyman’s thoughts on the industry. Click here to check it out!
“What impressed me most about these guys was their ability to carve out their own individual music identities…and how that sound adds up in the end to create something that is equal parts original and cutting edge.”
Head HERE to check out Music Box Pete‘s take on Almost Famous Friends and their new song “All I Can Do”
Spring into some new music with our April Monthly Music Mashup! Some fresh new beats to bring the season in, with style!
This month’s playlist features:
The Cold Seas
Wolves in Fashion
No King For Countrymen
Bang Bang Romeo
We The Wild
One for the Braves
The recently released music video for “All I Can Do” from Austin, TX’s Almost Famous Friends has been featured on Pure Grain Audio. Check out the full article and see what the band had to say about the song HERE!
“We’ve forgotten to treat one another as people, and we’ve forgotten the importance of community. That we need each other to reach our goals, and that in the end, we’re all just trying to live out our passion.”
Muddy Paw PR owner, Angela Mastrogiacomo, wrote an article for Sonicbids, discussing the loss of community within the music industry. Click here to check it out.
Our very own Angela Mastrogiacomo wrote Haulix Blog’s latest industry article, The Social Media Tool Your Band Is Missing Out On: Periscope. Check out the article here to get tips on how to utlitize this tool and make the most of your music career!
Infectious Magazine recently introduced their latest editorial feature: What I Would Change About The Music Industry.
The first edition of this feature focuses on Pay to Play, and why it needs to end in the music industry. Check out the article here!
Haulix recently featured the words of Charlie Wolf in their latest guest blog, where he discusses the importance of your location as a musician. Having experienced growing up in Los Angeles, biggest city for the music industry, he offers insight on his perspective on the opporunities available for musician, in comparison to other great cities that might not be on the radar. Check out his interesting read here
“It’s one of the cleanest, simplest, and most effective ways to deliver your news directly to your fans. To encourage signups, consider offering a free download in exchange for an email address.”