Citizen Cope, a.k.a Clarence Greenwood, is an American singer-songwriter, producer, and performer.
On this International Women’s Day, I’d like to celebrate the achievement of the most inspiring woman I know. The first time I saw Annabel Lee perform was at an intimate songwriter night in Los Angeles. The room was in disbelief...
To celebrate the third edition of How to Make It In The New Music Business, the Ari’s Take team collaborated with Shuttershot Productions to capture Ari Herstand’s special interview and Q&A with the incomparable Theo Katzman (of Vulfpeck). This episode was recorded live at The Grove’s Barnes & Noble in Los Angeles on January 17th.
Do you want to know who the most powerful gatekeeper in the music industry is right now? No, it’s not a Spotify playlist editor. It’s not a major label A&R. It’s not even a person. It’s the TikTok algorithm. TikTok is currently the most powerful free promotional tool that musicians have at their disposal.
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Most aspiring artists are chasing their creative dreams on a shoestring budget. Musical gear, recording costs, and promotion expenses can be incredibly expensive, which is why properly managing your money is crucial. As an independent musician who’s spent the last...
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 NEWS PUBLISHER~ If you want to publish yourself on high rated Google news approved sites...
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, asking gatekeepers and submitting tickets into a blackhole in an attempt to just get your...
If you’re a songwriter or publisher with BMI, or you’re thinking of joining BMI, this post is for you. Just for clarity, BMI is actually not a publisher. It simply collects royalties for publishers and songwriters.
Whether it's Instagram, TikTok, or YouTube; growing followers is fundamental in becoming a successful artist. But what about Spotify followers specifically? The first thing we pay attention to when it comes to Spotify is our Monthly Listeners. And yes, don’t...
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