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Ari's Take Academy

Founded in 2018 by Ari Herstand, author of the best-selling book "How to Make It in the New Music Business", ATA looks to change the music business education status quo - offering immediately applicable tools and strategies with direct pathways to success.

ATA COURSES ARE TAUGHT BY WORKING PROFESSIONALS IN THE MUSIC BUSINESS.

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You Can Get Your Song In LA Weekly (If You Pay $300)

So this is what music journalism has come to?  I was recently hit up in my Instagram DMs from “Anastasia” whose bio reads: “Influencer Marketer ~GOOGLE...

Best Music Distribution Companies – Full Comparison Chart

This is the most comprehensive digital music distribution review comparison between Amuse, AWAL, CD Baby, DistroKid, Ditto Music, LANDR, TuneCore, Songtradr, and more.

Has TV Gotten Too Good for Live Music’s Resurgence?

The other night I found myself on a front porch in Highland Park for show #42 of quirk-rock band More Fatter's backyard concert tour.  While...

Podcasts

Primary Wave Publishing on Sync Licensing Cover Songs and Legacy Recordings with Marty Silverstone

Listen on your favorite podcast platform: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Acast Marty is Head of Sync at Primary Wave, overseeing licensing activity for Primary...

Afrobeat Artist Fiokee on Nigerian Music Scene and Staying Independent

Listen on your favorite podcast platform: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Acast Ifiok Effanga, professionally known as Fiokee, dubbed as Africa’s No1 sensational Guitarist is...

Imogen Heap is Building a More Equitable Future for Musicians

 Listen on your favorite podcast platform: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Acast Self-produced British composer and recording artist for over 20 years, Imogen Heap has...

Ritt Momney on TikTok Fame and Numbers Perspective

Ritt Momney (real name Jack Rutter) is a 21-year-old musician who went viral on TikTok at the end of 2020 for his song "Put The Records On."

Stand Atlantic on Pop Punk Resurgence, Building a Fanbase Live

Today my guest is David Potter of the band Stand Atlantic out of Sydney, Australia. This is the first guest on the show from the pop punk music scene.

Ari's Take Academy

Founded in 2018 by Ari Herstand, author of the best-selling book "How to Make It in the New Music Business", ATA looks to change the music business education status quo - offering immediately applicable tools and strategies with direct pathways to success.

ATA COURSES ARE TAUGHT BY WORKING PROFESSIONALS IN THE MUSIC BUSINESS.

Latest Blog Posts

How To Do Taxes as a Self-Employed Musician

Once you've decided to officially become a professional musician, you are faced with a problem that every working American has to face - you...

You Can Get Your Song In LA Weekly (If You Pay $300)

So this is what music journalism has come to?  I was recently hit up in my Instagram DMs from “Anastasia” whose bio reads: “Influencer Marketer ~GOOGLE...

How To Claim Your Artist Profile & Make The Most of [Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon and Pandora] “For Artists”

If you’ve had music on Spotify for more than a few years, you remember the days of muddling through the mystery-laden world of Rovi,...

Few Points About BMI Music Royalties for Songwriters and Publishers

  If you’re a songwriter or publisher with BMI, or you’re thinking of joining BMI, this post is for you. It simply collects royalties for...

How to Create an EPK (with Examples)

Some people call this a “one sheet” because all of the necessary information is on, well, one sheet. An EPK can be formatted a...

Musicians Tax Guide: 11 Common Mistakes Musicians Make on their Taxes

In 2009, after working in music and venue marketing for 10 years, I started answering the phones at a busy tax prep firm in...

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