Business

Music lawyers are as important to artists as they are mysterious. Thankfully, we’ve got Ryan Kairalla in our corner. Host of the Break The Business podcast and champion of the indie artist, I got the chance to ask him to dispute these common myths about...

In the new music business, a lot of startups are forming with the goal of helping independent artists, a classification that has never had the numbers and power it does now at any other point in history. Pop of Colour is one of them. As part...

Growing up and now working in music industry has led me to track down the answers to different questions I asked myself about the radio edit machine over the years, and how you, an independent artists not on commercial radio (yet) can take queues from...

How to copyright your music is one of the first things you, an artist, ought to be learning how to do in preparation for a music release. It’s what separates the boys from the men, the amateurs from the pros, and the rhinos from the...

When someone wants to monetize their artistic pursuits one of their first thoughts is to roll out the band merchandise. Whilst it’s a given and almost the easy option, it can be very lucrative when it’s done the right way. The problem is, that most...

Many musicians and other creatives around me have been launching crowdfunding campaigns lately. Out of curiosity, I’ve been asking them about both their successes and the lessons they’ve learned along the way, and now bring them to you....

Every business has made mistakes in their history, whether they be a multinational corporation or a blog-turned-musician service company. I wanted to write this article to put some of my lapses of judgement and lessons learnt the hard way on full display, in hopes that...