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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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YouTube Content ID is a Scam

YouTube and the major labels and publishers are in cahoots. YouTube knows its Content ID claiming system is far from perfect, but it’s the best we got.

Best Music Distribution Companies – A Comprehensive Guide

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

Spotify Removed Your Music, Now What?

Over the weekend, Spotify decided to do a major purge of songs they believe had 'fraudulent streams.' Tens of thousands of songs disappeared from the platform.

Podcasts

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.

Cory Wong on Vulfpeck, Freelancing and Band Leading

Most know this week's guest, Cory Wong, as the guitar player for Vulfpeck, but he's also played in Jon Batiste's band for Stephen Colbert's late night show as well as Blake Shelton and others.

Micro Sync Licensing with Musicbed CEO

Daniel McCarthy is the CEO of FM, which includes the music platform Musicbed. It's one of the more popular sync hybrid platforms.

Publishing Deals, Songwriting Camps from Beyoncé Collaborators Noble

Noble are a production duo originally from South Africa now residing in Los Angeles. They recently signed a publishing deal with Campfire Songs.

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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YouTube Content ID is a Scam

YouTube and the major labels and publishers are in cahoots. YouTube knows its Content ID claiming system is far from perfect, but it’s the best we got.

Don’t Fall For This Songwriting Scam

Avoid getting scammed out of thousands of dollars (and hours of time) by this songwriting scam going around.

Lucifer Music: Season 5, Episode 11

What was that song from the new season of Lucifer? "High and Mighty" by Annabel Lee. It kicked in, during season 5, episode 11, when Lucifer...

How To Get a Sync Agent and Your Music on TV and in Film

I study the sync licensing realm (getting songs placed in film, tv, commercials, video games) quite a bit. Just in this past year, on the...

The MLC is Sitting On $423 Million, How Songwriters Can Claim It

The Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC) came out of the Music Modernization Act (MMA). Wow there were a lot of buzz words and phrases you may...

NFTs for Music Explained (in Musician Terms)

I have a new album coming out April 9th. No, I'm not about to pimp another album NFT (more on this in a bit)....

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