Why Your Band Doesn't Need To Move To Brooklyn To Make It Big
[Editors Note: This blog was written by Patrick McGuire. Patrick is a writer, composer, and experienced touring musician based in Philadelphia.] There are countless examples in film, TV and music of young, ambitious people moving to dense urban areas like New York or Hollywood and becoming big pop stars or famous actors. Patti Smith’s incredible story […]
Is Touring Still Relevant In the Digital Age? Yes, Actually – More Than Ever.
[Editors Note: This blog was written by Patrick McGuire. Patrick is a writer, composer, and experienced touring musician based in Philadelphia.] In 2017, there’s never been more ways to experience the world around us on our computers and smartphones through the omnipotent lens of the internet. The internet’s effect on how music is now being created, […]
New Web Domain '.BAND': More Than Just the New Kid on the Block
[Editor’s Note: This was written by Jesse McCracken, Social Media Manager for Rightside, and it originally appeared on Rightside’s blog. Visit tunecoredomains.band to get “.band” or “.rocks” web addresses that capture your band’s and you brand’s personality and voice.] Van Morrison is a music legend. As a singer-songwriter since the late 1950s, he has seen the industry go through […]
Part 2: The Melting Iceberg Syndrome, The Music Business And The Change Under The Couch Cushions
By Jeff Price On the other hand…perhaps, since the beginning of the music business, more artists are earning some money for the first time as opposed to a few earning less. In the old school model, an artist got signed to a label. The label would agree to pay the artist a negotiated royalty rate […]