From the desk of the music industry

What is a Marketing Rollout – And How Can You Use Them?

This month at Bandbasher we are focusing on marketing rollouts. For the next three weeks, each one of our blog posts will be focused on either the different stages of

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Spotify Playlists & You – The Best Ways To Get Your Music On One

Let’s face it – in today’s music economy, making any amount of money can seem like a huge deal and that can have a big effect on artists. The decline

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Longevity – How Do I Achieve It?

Longevity is something that artists cannot take for granted. But in this day and age, the music industry can be so temperamental. Something that was popular last year – or

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Artists Need to Know More About Record Deals to Avoid Signing Bad Ones

The goal for new artists emerging in the music industry is the chance to sign a record deal. However, in the excitement of the opportunity artists may not realize they’re

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SoundCloud Down, But Not Out Yet

A $170 million investment has saved SoundCloud from a Q4 bankruptcy and has “[ensured] a strong, independent future”… for now. When the news broke in July that the music-streaming service

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Upcoming Album Drops from Rap Greats

Nothing seems to excite music fans more than rumors of new music from an artist who has already secured their legacy. Eminem and 50 Cent were at the height of

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Amid Social Unrest, MTV Gives Their Response: Tolerance

The MTV VMA’s, held August 27th, took place during a storm of political and social unrest. In an effort to make a bold statement, MTV introduced their previously-named “Best Video

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MTV’s TRL Making a Comeback This Fall

  MTV reach a new level of success in 1998 when TRL (Total Request Live) was created and aired for ten strong years. TRL focused primarily on mainstream pop and

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Are We in the Middle of a Second British Invasion?

Adele has set records in receiving awards. Forbes declared One Direction the fourth highest-earning celebrities in the world recently. And Calvin Harris became the first British artist to surpass a

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