When You Should Consider Signing With a Label

[Editors Note: This article was written by Patrick McGuire.]   The music industry has undergone an impressive comeback over the last two years, but that’s little consolation for artists who continue to struggle to find ways to make ends meet in a post-album world. There are plenty of bright spots to be found for new […]

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Studio Spotlight: Sine Studios’ Matt Teacher On Recording & Running a Philanthropy-Driven Label

In continuing with our ‘Studio Spotlight’ series that aims to highlight cool recording studios all over, this month we chatted with Matt Teacher, co-founder of Philadelphia’s Sine Studios. Matt started Sine Studios over ten years ago in the Rittenhouse Historic District with business partner Mike Lawson shortly after graduating from Berklee College of Music. As […]

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The Artist & Record Label Relationship – A Look At the Standard “Record Deal” [Part 2]

[Editors Note: This is a guest blog written by Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. It’s the second in a two-part series on the Artist/Record Label Relationship – read Part 1 here. Justin is an entertainment and media attorney for The Jacobson Firm, P.C. in New York City. He also runs Label 55 and teaches music business at the Institute of Audio […]

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The Artist & Record Label Relationship – A Look At the Standard “Record Deal” [Part 1]

[Editors Note: This is a guest blog written by Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. Justin is an entertainment and media attorney for The Jacobson Firm, P.C. in New York City. He also runs Label 55 and teaches music business at the Institute of Audio Research.]   UPDATE: Read Part 2 of this series here! In our prior installment, we examined the […]

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Interview: Luke Rathborne Discusses Running His Label, New Single, & More

Rathborne (aka Luke Rathborne) has been writing and recording music since he was 17. He packed up his things, migrated from Northern Maine to New York City, and wound up working under a famed Tin Pan Alley producer for a short period of time. With an affinity for hip hop,  R&B as well as pioneers […]

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Dos and Don’ts of Demo Submission

{Editor’s Note: This blog was written by Thomas Sontag, A&R at Turbo Recordings and MixGenius. It was originally featured on the LANDR Blog. With LANDR’s Instant Mastering tool, you can give your recordings a more polished sound in minutes!] During my eight-year tenure at Turbo Recordings, I would guess that I’ve received over 50,000 demos, and […]

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