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How is Music Marketed to Different Age Groups?

Author Mary Woodcock  |  15 August 2016

Music will always be in everyone’s life as long as we live. Marketing music to different age groups who enjoy different genres of music is essential to the people who will end up buying...

A beginners guide to growing as a musician and songwriter- 10 Tips and pointers to always remember

Author Mary Woodcock  |  20 July 2016

Whether you’re a guitarist, bassist or drummer, every musician starts out by learning the basics. Those simple scales and drumming techniques are ultimately what creates every song. Yes in the...

The Working Composers Survival Guide

Author Mary Woodcock  |  19 July 2016

A composer is one of the most rewarding professions you can aspire to. From a young age I was inspired by the greats of this art form, from Mozart to Duke Ellington. So, I decided to delve into...

From the Studio to the A&R Professional. Pitching to Labels, Publishers & Supervisors

Author Jon Skinner  |  13 June 2016

Have you ever wondered about and sought effortlessly on the internet for answers to do with certain areas in the Music Industry? Well recently, one of our members approached our CEO Jon Skinner...

Dream Big: Inspirational Tips In Keeping The Vision Alive.

Author Mary Woodcock  |  01 June 2016

Throughout my 20+ years of life so far, I’ve noticed that there’s something instinctively different about creative people and entrepreneurs. Something that sets them apart from...

International Song/Sync Placements: Why not to give up on them

Author Mary Woodcock  |  28 April 2016

As an artist and musician I think there is nothing more satisfying than creating music. For me it is a goal to be recognized and heard for my efforts in this art form. The new landscape of the...

How Your Personality Relates To Your Music Choice

Author Mary Woodcock  |  28 April 2016

How much can you tell about a person by looking through their music collection? Music is a choice, and every choice we make subtly relates to our personality. The clothes you wear, the food you...

How to connect with your fans and potential fans in the industry

Author Mary Woodcock  |  08 April 2016

The music industry is one of the hardest industries to get into and being a musician is one of the hardest jobs to maintain. These last few decades have proven that without a good connection it...

Networking, How to to make your Net…work

Author Mary Woodcock  |  22 March 2016

When we go to events to network, we meet people, have a chat over a drink or 3, exchange cards and details. That’s all good. But how many of them actually turn into friends? Collaborations?...

Mixing & Mastering, How important is this process to the development of my Career?

Author Mary Woodcock  |  16 March 2016

The relief of a finished track is felt when an artist completes the lyrics to a song, finalises the recording process and sends it off for the final touches. The creation process has always been...

How to Finish A Song

Author Mary Woodcock  |  15 March 2016

Last time we spoke about Productivity tips. Hopefully, you’ve found a way to get started and make some half decent tracks. The next step is to make sure you get them finished. It may seem we are...

5 Easy Tips for Writing Great Music Lyrics

Author Mary Woodcock  |  01 March 2016

Whether you are a topnotch music professional, an indie songwriter, or a student musician, learning how to write great lyrics is key to songwriting success. Below are five easy tips on writing...

9 Quick Productivity Tips to Get You Moving

Author Mary Woodcock  |  25 February 2016

Productivity is something that each and every one of us struggles with from time to time. It’s always useful to be reminded of techniques and tips to be more productive in our lives. In addition...

Artist Services and Competing With Major Labels

Author Mary Woodcock  |  19 January 2016

Artist services revolve around building the branding of an artist and facilitating the creation of art, this practically looks like providing, marketing services, digital distribution, sync...

Important Things To Remember Prior To Getting Tracks Played On National Radio

Author Mary Woodcock  |  22 December 2015

There are so many things to take into account before even considering to send music to big radio stations. i It is essential that artists are reminded that they will not get very far in simply...

Promotional Strategies for attracting big radio stations

Author Mary Woodcock  |  17 December 2015

When it comes to advertising on radio stations, there are number of strategies to consider in order to successfully get a track air played on radio. This is critical as there are probably so many...

Digital or Analogue? Which Guitar Amplifier Should You Use?

Author Mary Woodcock  |  10 December 2015

There has been much debate between guitarists regarding the common uses of amplification. Which is better to use? Analogue amplifiers or digital amp simulators? The fact of the matter is that...

The advantages of advertising on national Radio

Author Mary Woodcock  |  10 December 2015

There are an innumerable amount of advantages to using radio advertising as a means of promoting music. It has contributed extensively towards helping young artists get their songs heard all over...

How sync music is the gateway for new artists

Author Mary Woodcock  |  04 December 2015

Synchronisation made its debut in the music industry over 30 years ago when Matthew Broderick lip synced to the Beatles “Twist and Shout” in the 1986 film “Ferris Bueller’s Day off”.

Traditional artist’s development challenged

Author Mary Woodcock  |  03 December 2015

Traditional methods of artist development have always been centred on record labels investing in countless amounts of funding to produce the best tracks, trademark and image