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    Signers of “The Declaration of Male Voices” publicly commit to being an ALLY TO WOMEN who work in the arts and music business. I spent last week in Montréal for Folk...

  • How to get your music on Instagram Stories

    Your songs can be used in Stories on Instagram. Instagram Stories are huuuuuuuuge right now, with at least 400,000,000 users creating and viewing Stories on Instagram every day. For the...

  • “How I thrive after 15 years as a DIY musician”

    Yael Meyer’s 6 keys to independent music success. The impossible dream. When I first decided to make music for a living it was as much an act of passion as...

  • Don’t tell anyone about your music until…

    … you’re ready with these five things. No, I’m not talking about a recording. Not a press quote. Not a marketing plan. Not a logo. Not a social media following....

  • 10 ways to hit high notes (without straining)

    Vocal techniques to help you sing soaring melodies without cracking or strain. We’ve all been there. You’re getting ready to sing that beautiful high note when all of a sudden, it...

  • Why you should be mixing live sound

    Mixing music at a venue can greatly improve your skills as a studio engineer, producer, and arranger. This guest post was written by Gary Gray, an award-winning composer, producer, and...

  • The easiest way to register the copyright for your music

    Protecting your music is simpler than ever.  CD Baby is thrilled to partner with Cosynd to provide a quick, easy, and affordable way for musicians and collaborators to register their...

  • Problems at PledgeMusic

    PledgeMusic is having trouble paying artists. PledgeMusic, the popular crowdfunding platform for musicians, has drawn a lot of criticism in recent weeks. Numerous reports emerged that the service was not...

  • Want to play live at the DIY Musician Conference in Austin?

    3 NIGHTS and 2 STAGES of live music opportunities at a great venue. Do you want to play at a sweet music venue in Austin, Texas?  This year the DIY...

  • 5 things you’ll get from the DIY Musician Conference

    “If you’re serious about being a professional musician, you NEED to attend this conference.” That’s what the duo We Are the Northern Lights said about last year’s DIY Musician Conference....


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