Industry Talk

So, Does “Indie” Really Mean Anything Anymore?

The definition of being "Indie" has changed over the years to the point where indie has become an umbrella term.  Digital Music News questions the meaning of the word. Reposted from www.DigitalMusicNews.com. More at So, Does "Indie" Really Mean Anything Anymore? "Indie cred" used to stand...

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The Realities of Being an Independent Artist

Nowadays Independent Artists have to travel an uphill battle on the path to success.  Below is some harrowing information about the independent music scene that describes the realities of being an independent artist today. (Reposted from www.DigitalMusicNews.com. More at Resnikoff's Parting Shot: Broke Fans...

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101 Ways To Market Your Music On The Web

New book from Simon Adams reveals online promotional DIY techniques for Independent Artists, Bands, and Labels. Reposted from www.Mi2N.com. More at Time To Fire Your Publicist! New Book Reveals The Secrets Of Online Music Promotion To Independent Artists, Bands & Labels, -Simon Adams Whilst major...

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Tastebuds.fm New Dating Service Based on Musical Taste

Last.fm, a site that recommends new music to fans is now being used to recommend people based on musical taste through Tastebuds.fm. (Reposted from Mi2N.com. More at Tastebuds.fm Launches,-Alex Parish) Tastebuds.fm is a unique new website that matches single people based on their music taste. To...

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A Violin for Guitarists? A New Take on a Classical Constant

This leather clad, stud adorned, metal man is the genius behind the string revolution sweeping through the music industry! I first took notice of Wood Violins years ago when I saw a young woman on America's Got Talent covering Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" on electric violin.  The...

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TommyBoy vs TuneCore

DIY success is alive and thriving on the Internet says TuneCore’s Jeff Price in response to Tommy Boy Silverman’s claim reported in digital music news <http://www.digitalmusicnews.com/stories/012110tommy> that fewer than 8 DIY artists broke since 2008. Are album sales really the benchmark of success in the...

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