Creating a real video strategy with Rotor Videos

MTV and VH1 are long past their glory days of being the defining platforms for a music video strategy. However, when it comes to creating videos to promote music, most artists and labels are still operating under that old paradigm, which drastically limits their reach and potential impact they get from video. That old paradigm …

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Creating a real video strategy with ROTOR

MTV and VH1 are long past their glory days of being the defining platforms for a music video strategy. However, when it comes to creating videos to promote music, most artists and labels are still operating under that old paradigm, which drastically limits their reach and potential impact they get from video. That old paradigm …

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How to make a live “Zoom call” video that your fans will love!

The “Zoom call” style video can be a great alternative to a live stream. As tours and shows were being canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we saw artists jump immediately into the live stream world in order to stay connected with fans. We also saw the emergence of another type of video, one that …

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How to get your lyrics on Instagram Stories with Musixmatch

Automatically add words to your music in Instagram Stories. You can create quick Instagram Stories that feature your lyrics. The words to the songs are auto-populated, so you don’t have to type out the lyrics. Pretty sweet, huh?     You just need to make sure your lyrics have been submitted and synced within Musixmatch, …

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How musicians can stay productive while social distancing

The Complete Guide to Productivity During Covid-19 There is nothing like working from home. I’ve done it for over a decade. It requires discipline, a routine, and getting out of my pajamas (most of the time). Working from home provides me so much freedom and peace as I create my days however I want. Of course, there …

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Strategies for releasing independent music among COVID-19

None of us could have predicted a 2020 like this Rolling Stone reported at the close of March that music streaming was down during this time of quarantine and social distancing, and then Billboard announced on April 7th that streaming was actually back on the uptick. Artists and groups are navigating uncharted waters, offering discounts …

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CD Baby has most successful month ever for sync placements

CD Baby is no stranger to getting songs placed in TV, movies, and commercials. Last fall we celebrated a number of our artists having their songs featured in major cable and on-demand streaming shows, and our synchronization successes have only grown since then. This April has proven to be the most successful for our sync …

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CD Baby secures placements for artists in major media

CD Baby is no stranger to getting songs placed in TV, movies, and commercials. Last fall we celebrated a number of our artists having their songs featured in major cable and on-demand streaming shows, and our synchronization successes have only grown since then. This April has proven to be the most successful for our sync …

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Spotify announces Artist Fundraising Pick

Last month Spotify announced their COVID-19 Music Relief Project in an effort to raise funds for organizations who are helping musicians during the current pandemic and social distancing measures. Along with that, Spotify also announced a function they were developing that would allow artists to create fundraising of their own. This would enable fans to …

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Patreon for Musicians: The Ultimate Guide Preview

With the shutdown of the live music sector due to COVID-19, independent artists have been seeking alternative ways to generate income. Naturally, musicians gravitated towards livestreaming because it’s easier to access and it’s the closest thing that resembles live performance. However, it’s not exactly a reliable way to earn money. Another potential income stream that …

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