First-person shooter games are dime a dozen, but every now and then there's one that stands out from the pack. That's exactly the case with Gunhead, an open world title from Alientrap, the same indie developer that brought you the gorgeous 2D platformer Apotheon. Show More Summary
Tips and advice for indie and do-it-yourself artists this week explored how to market to influencers, some non-irritating tips for promoting music that actually work, what U.S. artists need in order to successfully tour abroad, and more. Independent Labels See International Bonanza Step By Step Guide To Influencer Marketing For...
As South by Southwest is in full action, here are new 2018 indie rock videos, and some audio-only, from indie and alt. rock artists and […] The post 2018 New Indie Rock Videos from Jack White, Guided By Voices, Yo La Tengo, The Decemberists,...Show More Summary
New Artist Model - Online Music Business School for Indie Musicians You’ve no doubt seen that little “Live” button on Facebook. Maybe you’ve even joined a Facebook Live video or seen other bands using Facebook Live. Right now, live video...Show More Summary
BUY NOW FROM AMAZON Artist: Tracey Thorn Genre: Alternative Rock Indie Rock Lo-Fi Total Time: 35:45 Record Label: Merge Records Purchasing Links: CD, MP3, Vinyl, iTunes ... For more, visit our blog !
While the major labels have promised to pay their artists a share of any proceeds from the sale of their stock in Spotify, the independent music community is demanding that a corresponding share be passed on the many labels the major label owned companies distribute. All three major label groups...
As part of its 20th Anniversary celebration, CD Baby shared stats showing substantial growth. In 2017, CD Baby paid their indie clients $80 million, up 33% from the previous year. The bulk of the income for CD Baby distributed artists came from three sources last year: Spotify (35%), iTunes (24%)...
New Artist Model - Online Music Business School for Indie Musicians Facebook Live videos are getting a lot of attention recently. And with good reason – right now they are at the top of the algorithm in terms of reach and engagement....Show More Summary
Our advice and best practices for independent, DIY artists this week covered why you need to know everything there is about your YouTube Channel, what it takes to have a successful SXSW, how to use Facebook Live for music promotion, and more. Why You Should Know Everything About Your YouTube...
This week in the basement: Kero Kero Bonito go indie rock, the return of indie cult artist Lawrence (Felt), Fat White Family offshoot Insecure Men, Quilt offshoot Olden Yolk, Swedish musician Sibille Attar, and more. Continue readin...
Guest Post by Cybele Sandy, August Image This piece arose from the blowback I’ve recently had from artists on the subject of shooting celebrity. The reaction was so severe that I felt like my extremely proper Post-Colonial West Indian delivery was somehow morphing into the vilest of curse words. This is my unequivocal stance on […]
Sounds like: GreatGoodFineOk, LANY, Manila Killa What's so good? Lauv's indie approach to pop music is a breath of fresh air. Unlike the top charting pop acts, you still get a sense of emotion coming from this young artist. It's not a lifeless, robotic performance. The production is easy to listen to and creates this late night, street light vibe. Show More Summary
BUY NOW FROM AMAZON Artist: Superchunk Genre: Alternative Rock Indie Rock Total Time: 32:17 Record Label: Merge Records Purchasing Links: CD, MP3, Vinyl, iTunes Release... For more, visit our blog !
Our suggested tips and tricks for artists looking to make it in the music industry this week covered reaching more fans with Facebook's new algorithm, how Google is now sending you more traffic than Facebook, the best way to develop your band "story", and more. Improving Your Reach With Facebook's...
EXCLUSIVE: The big budget A Wrinkle In Time comes out on March 9 but director Ava DuVernay is still tending to her indie aims with a couple of executive moves at her ARRAY film collective. Former Producing Artistic Director of the BlackStar Film Festival Maori Holmes has been appointed Executive Director of the non-profit Array Alliance. Show More Summary
BUY NOW FROM AMAZON Artist: The Monochrome Set Genre: Indie Pop Total Time: 33:33 Record Label: Tapete Records Purchasing Links: CD, MP3, Vinyl, iTunes Release Date ... For more, visit our blog !
The Re:Create coalition has just published Unlocking the Gates: America's New Creative Economy, a quantitative report that uses rigorous statistical methods to derive the total income, by state, earned by creators who use the internet to reach their audiences. (more…)
The following indie rock playlist of mostly DIY indie songs from a variety of artists and bands across North America and overseas. Please follow us […] The post Indie Rock Songs Playlist featuring Crystal Axis, Universal Dice, Telamor, Ali Hugo and Charlie Millikin appeared first on Indie Rock Cafe. Read more, get songs or stream the entire mix on Indie Rock Cafe
What's so good? Over the last few years we’ve covered several tracks from the London artist Elderbrook as he’s climbed the EDM ladder to stardom. With tens of thousands of listeners worldwide, his following continues to grow—and for good reason. Show More Summary
Jawole Willa Jo Zollar: "Space is the hardest part about being an artist today. There are times when we're in a different space every day and that's hard on the creative process. Apply for those residencies - they've become modern dance gold." (video)