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Licensing Music

4 Music Licensing Tips for the Independent Artist

Music Licensing Tips: How to Negotiate Licensing as an Independent artist The “new music industry” has arrived, and it’s constantly emerging and bringing with it exciting new opportunities. The Internet/digital age has revolutionized the music industry, particularly for independent artists and labels. Since there is so much happening, it may be overwhelming and hard to […]

Hobbyist vs Professional Musician :: Plutonic Productions

Hobbyist vs. Professional Musician – What’s the Difference?

How To Tell If You’re A Hobbyist, Not A Professional Musician   Think  Like A Label focuses on strengthening their abilities to help bands and  entrepreneurs obtain viable exposure for their music and art. James Moore is a  knowledgeable  independent music industry professional and the founder of Independent Music Promotions. IMP is a publicity and promotions […]

How A Musician Can Cut Out Middleman

Dear Musicians: Become Your Own Middleman

Musicians as Middlemen By Joshua S. Lundquist, musician and blogger at An Incredible Waste of Time   Finally over ten years after the music industry started freaking out about Napster and BitTorrent downloads of entire albums (a godsend for fans of old out-of-print music), there is starting to be a glimmer of hope for us artists. […]

Holland Dozier Holland :: Motown Songwriters

Legendary Songwriters: Holland-Dozier-Holland

Legendary Songwriters: Holland-Dozier-Holland Talk Motown Hits Legendary Motown songwriters, Holland-Dozier-Holland are known for writing and producing many of the greatest pop and R&B songs of the modern era. The songs they wrote for Diana Ross & The Supremes, the Four Tops, Martha & The Vandellas, Marvin Gaye and other artists, were not only hits back in […]

Music Licensing Process | Plutonic Group Syncs

Music Licensing & Placement Process Explained

  Music placement in film, television, and advertisements has quickly become a significant revenue source for musicians and the music industry. Most importantly, it has become a new platform for A&R and allows the opportunity for relatively unknown artists to break. Any genre of music has a place on film and TV, but the most […]

Song Writers :: Follow Up + Follow Through

3 Ways it Pays for Song Writers to Follow Through

Songwriting is art.  Like all art, songs require a healthy dose of inspiration which is nearly impossible to predict or control. In that way, the spark that results in the creation of a song is a gift, but the rest of the process is nothing more (or less) than good, old-fashioned work.  By following through […]