How Admin Publishing Works, Sync Deals, Social Media Marketing (Ari Q&A Part 7)
This week Ari answers more of your questions! If you’d like to submit to our next round of questions, please sign up to our email list.
Artists Made $100,000,000 in Sales on Their Website
Now of course you’re wondering if in 2023 you need a website when you’ve got Instagram, Spotify, Facebook and TikTok. The short answer is yes. Yes, you absolutely need a website in 2023.
Staying Inspired After Writing 22 Top 40 Hits with Sam Hollander
Our guest this week on the New Music Business is the multi-platinum songwriter and producer, Sam Hollander.
Connecting Emerging Artists with Strategic Investors Without Retaining Ownership
Joining us on the New Music Business this week is Shav “prettyboyshav” Garg, the CEO and co-founder of Indify. This innovative company connects emerging independent artists with the funding they need to build bigger careers.
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.
Music Supervisors Aren’t Treated Fairly, Here’s What’s Going On
Our guest this week is music supervisor and Vice President of the Guild of Music Supervisors, Madonna Wade-Reed. Her credits include TV shows such as All American, Batwoman, American Crime, Reign, Blue Mountain State, Smallville, One Tree Hill, plus films such as 8-Bit Christmas, Lovesick, A Thousand Words and the documentary Let It Fall. In this episode, Madonna breaks down her responsibilities within new projects, why it’s vital for artists to educate themselves on licensing, as well as a closer look into why the music supervisors’ movement toward unionizing.
How He Made $250K on his NFT Song After He Was Dropped From Sony
Our guest this week on the New Music Business is singer/songwriter Sammy Arriaga. Ari and Sammy dive deep into everything songwriting and his successful endeavors in the world of NFTs.
How To Get Your Music on Netflix and other TV shows
I study the sync licensing realm (getting songs placed in film, tv, commercials, video games - Netflix and the rest) quite a bit. Just in this past year, on the New Music Business podcast, I've had as guests: Music Supervisors: Jen...
How This Band Made $250K Livestreaming From Home
Robert Brown, the founder and front man of the steampunk band Abney Park remembers one week in March 2020 when every one of their upcoming concerts got canceled. The band had been gigging for two decades, supporting the four members...
Handling Your Music Finances From a Business Manager and Accountant
This week on the New Music Business, I spoke with Pink Noise’s business manager Khloe Churko, alongside tax preparer and fellow podcaster Stephanie Belcher. We dive deep into the weeds of music industry finances including bookkeeping, 1099s, LLCs versus S Corps, DBAs, how PROs pay artists, and so much more!
Spotify’s New “Active Audience” Ain’t It, But We’re Getting Closer
Spotify just rolled this out to help you better understand how active your listeners are. But why does it matter and how does it help?