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[INFOGRAPHIC] What Apple Music Means for Bands & Fans

Apple Music has gotten a lot of attention since being announced on June 30. Personally, I haven’t been convinced that Apple is offering anything new with the service. If you’re just a distributor, that really only gives you so many options when … Continue reading

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Apple Music & The Make-Believe Streaming Music Market

Apple Music is the latest and greatest to enter a crowded space: the streaming music market. Like the other big new competitor, Tidal, Apple Music is only going to offer paid subscriptions, instead of ad-sponsored free music. But why? Why is … Continue reading

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Digital Marketing for Bands: Everyone’s Doing it Wrong

There’s a little tiny mushroom industry of music marketers growing. A lot of them offer digital services to help “promote” you. Bands are falling for it. Musicians want to believe that, with enough clever marketing on this magical thing called “the Internet,” … Continue reading

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Forget iTunes & Pandora: Gideen Offers Bands A New Way to Make Money Online

Online marketing for music has been one of the most hyped up things in the past few years. It seems simple, right? You release a song online. Promote it through some savvy Facebook marketing or YouTube videos. Then, suddenly, you’re … Continue reading

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7 Things Making Musicians (and the Music Industry) Go Out of Business

I recently stumbled across a really interesting documentary – “Unsound.” No, it’s not out yet. In fact, maybe it never will be. Right now, it’s in the funding stages on IndieGoGO and I beseech everyone to go help make it … Continue reading

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How Pandora Could Help Bands Sell Tickets to Shows

Last week, I ventured out to see a band I had discovered on Pandora – El Ten Eleven. I’ve known about them since 2009, when their song, “My Only Swerving,” emerged onto one of my radio stations. Ever since I … Continue reading

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Are Spotify & Pandora Killing Music?

Last week, Thom Yorke of Radiohead caused something of an uproar when he proclaimed that he was pulling his music (or at least the stuff he held the rights to) from the online streaming service, Spotify. He wasn’t worried for … Continue reading

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