Ultimate Music Distribution Guide

  If you’re reading this, you’re either struggling to understand music distribution, or you’re looking for ways to learn more about successfully distributing your music on streaming platforms. And by ‘successfully,’ I’m talking about generating significant streams, making noise in your industry, and making money off your independent releases. These days, anyone can get their songs on Spotify, Apple…

Complete Guide to Online Beat Licensing

Online beat licensing is nothing new as music producers have been licensing their beats for more than a decade now. What once started with a few hundred producers on sites like Soundclick and MySpace has now evolved into a massive music-licensing industry led by platforms such as BeatStars, Airbit and Soundee.      Music production has become even…

First Time Buying Beats Guide

If you are reading this article, that means you are somehow related to the music industry. The e-commerce and internet changed beats buying processes quite significantly during the past decade, and the previously strange term “buy/lease beats online” become a norm in the most developed countries. However, to those who are just starting to discover…

Why You Need Tracked Out Stems of a Beat

If you’re looking to record your songs professionally, you really can’t go without the tracked-out stems of a beat. Tracked-out stems are of tremendous value but that’s only if you use them appropriately. For some artists, this is new territory. So, allow me to explain why you’re much better off buying a beat license that…

Lease Beats or Buy Exclusive?

If you’re new to buying beats online and you may read things about people who lease beats and how it is cool. Perhaps you have already purchased beats from producers online and you feel it’s time to go for something exclusive now. Maybe you are a more senior artist who has convinced believe that it’s…

Writing Meaningful Songs

In a moment I will refer you to an older post called “What to Write About.” I give some excellent suggestions there (if I do say so myself) about how to generate ideas. These will work for anyone, old or young, and I won’t repeat them here, so please do go read them, but first……

Starting a Song On a Given Topic

Start With a Title If You Can Writing a song is much easier when you already know the title. A good song title will:   Tell you what the song is about Sound really cool when you repeat it out loud Suggest an attitude or emotion Sometimes a good title jumps out at you from…