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Member of Queer Punk Band PWR BTTM Accused of Sexual Assault

On May 11 the musician Ben Hopkins, one half of the rock duo PWR BTTM, was accused in a Facebook post of sexual assault and predatory behavior. The accusation appeared in the closed Facebook group DIY Chicago, but the post was widely circulated on social media Thursday. Read more...

Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. & Indie Music

This week in our DIY and independent musician advice section, we provide useful tips and information on why you should understand metadata, the best way to get your band a coveted festival slot, how the different "story" features compare across social media platforms and more. 5 Reasons You Should Know...

Meet The Judges For 2017 Emerging Artists Fund

PledgeMusic and Help Musicians UK have teamed up to create the Emerging Artists Fund, a talent development initiative designed to provide legitimate DIY acts with funding needed to build a long term career. Here we look at six esteemed panalists who will help to select the awardees. ___________________________ Guest post...

Legal Basics For The DIY World

Here we look at four essential copyright and legal rules for musicians and creators of any type, including how to properly trademark your name, as well as what to be conscious of when signing a contract. __________________________ In this recent post to MusicThinkTank, music industry lawyer Wallace Collins shares some...

Legal Basics For The Diy World: Artists, Authors, Creators And Musicians

Four Essentials: 1) Copyright Protection Under US copyright law, copyright (literally, the right to make and sell copies) automatically vests in the creator the moment the expression of an idea is “fixed in a tangible medium” (in other words, the moment you write it down, type it or record it on tape). Show More Summary

5-Step Guide To Getting Music Blog Coverage For Your Next Release

Most musicians want their music heard, and hiring a publicist can be a great way of getting the word out. Unfortunately, publicists are also expensive, and not always affordable on a DIY budget. Here we walk through a five-step guide on how to be your own PR agent. _______________________ Guest...

Welcome To The Post-DIY Music Era [Mark Mulligan]

Business is booming at CD Baby, Bandcamp, Tunecore, Bandzoogle and a host of other service providers for DIY musicians. But from Chance The Rapper to Stormzy and beyond, we are also witnessing a new chapter in artist self-development: The Post-DIY Music Era. Stormzy By Mark Mulligan of MIDiA I recently...

Under The Influence: Jay Som’s Melina Duterte on making ends meet as a DIY artist

In Under The Influence, The A.V. Club asks a musician to pair three of their songs with a non-musical influence. Melina Duterte may only be 22 years old, but she’s been making music for 10 of those years. It’s that pedigree that made 2015’s Turn Into—an assemblage of songs hastily formed into an album—so engaging. Show More Summary

Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. & Indie Music

This week, our helpful assemblage of tips and tricks for the independent DIY musician covers topics like breaking into the industry, getting acquainted with Instagram Live, a guide to Facebook marketing for beginners, and much, much more! 101 Techniques For Breaking Into The Music Industry Musician's Guide To Using Instagram...

How An Indie Hip Hop Artist Made It To #3 On Billboard After Reading CD Baby's DIY Musician Blog

Shahidah Jones shares how her client, independent hip hop artist Tyke T, was able to achieve Billboard success despite having no label affiliation, publicist, or marketing firm after reading CD Baby's do-it-yourself musician blog __________________________________ Guest Post by Shahidah Jones on DIY Musician “I’m going to get this album on...

This Week In Music Commentary

In this weekly edition of our music commentary section, we hear from industry experts on how to get sync placements, why DIY is the best way to do music, and the Musician Action groups comments on copyright reform. On Getting Sync Placements: An Interview w/ North Star Media's John Septy...

How To Use Pandora AMP To Score 50,000 Video Views In 3 Days

Here Kevin Breuner of the band Smalltown Poets details how he was able to use artist data in as a means of scoring over 50,000 video views in just three days. ________________________ Guest post by Kevin Breuner of DIY Musician This is a story about how my band Smalltown Poets...

The MotherF is the DIY delay-reverb box of your nightmares

If you want a nice, pristine, versatile delay/reverb, then … this isn’t it. It’s called the MotherFer 2 for a reason. It’s the creation of Ewa Justka, engineer and musician born in Poland and based in London. (Ewa was also nice enough...Show More Summary

Emerging Artists Fund Launches Its 2nd Year

Help Musicians UK and PledgeMusic are once again teaming up to offer emerging artists a 75k development fund to help DIY artists with drive work towards their long term career development, and sponsor tours in the UK and internationally. _____________________ Guest post from PledgeMusic News Help Musicians UK and PledgeMusic...

Dan Sheron On Touring Russia

In this recent interview from DIY Musician, Chris Robley sat down to chat with solo singer/songwriter Dan Sheron of the band Balto about the logistics of touring in Russia, from booking to promotion. ______________________________ Guest Post by Chris Robley on DIY Musician Dan Sheron of the band Balto lived in...

Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. And Indie Music

In our weekly knowledge drop on DIY and indie musicians, we're offering up tips on securing music blog coverage, writing an effective and compelling bio, driving lasting traffic to your website, and much more. The Essential Album Release Checklist 7 Common Themes To Secure Music Blog Coverage Music Fibre Launches...

Best Musician T-Shirt Ever

click on image to enlarge You can buy "CAN I GET A LITTLE MORE TALENT IN MY MONITOR, PLEASE?" here. H/T to CD Baby's DIY Musician Related articles CD Baby's DIY Musician Conference Early Bird Pricing to End Soon FreshTunes Launches Offering 100% Free Music Distribution To Spotify, Apple, All...

Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. And Indie Music

We have a plethora of advice for independent and DIY musicians this week, with tips ranging from how promote your show or event offline, to how you can better stay focused on your artist career, to the proper way to invest your money in music, plus much, much more. 6...

7 Essential Tips For DIY Artists From Indie Musicians Trent Severn

Here acclaimed Canadian singer-songwriter and member of the group Trent Severn Dayna Manning offers artists seven valuable pieces of advice for artists on good DIY principles to follow. ____________________ Guest post by Dayna Manning on PledgeMusic News Today we’re thrilled to feature a guest post by acclaimed Canadian singer-songwriter Dayna...

Top 4 Online Profiles Every Musician Needs To Have

While developing and maintaining an online presence can be time consuming and frustrating for many artists, but in the DIY digital music economy, it's also critical to your career. It's not necessary to be on every social media platform however. Here we break down the top four most important. ________________________...

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