articles Archive: Aidan Rush

Interview with James Aviaz of Songtrust

Written by Aidan Rush | Posted in: Business on March 05, 2012

To the naked eye, it seems as though there are a million services online that all do exactly the same thing: bring you all those unpaid royalties. However, when you get down to it, each one is a little different in how they go about doing such and whom exactly they are meant for.

Sarah Blacker

Written by Aidan Rush | Posted in: Green Room Interviews on February 28, 2012

Cambridge songwriter stand-out Sarah Blacker is gearing up for the release of her Perfectly Imperfect EP, and took some time to tell us about how she overcomes writer’s block, a cool service called Concerts in your Home, what effect her career in music therapy has had on her musicianship, and much more.

Two Stances on the State of the Music Industry for Artists

Written by Aidan Rush | Posted in: on February 27, 2012

With the advent of all the musician-friendly music services to pop up on the Internet in the past few years, it's often said that this is the "golden age" for musicians. However, some say that things have never been worse for artists.

Bob Who?

Written by Aidan Rush | Posted in: on February 21, 2012

Bob Lefsetz is known to most as the omniscient music industry observer who can be found flooding your email inbox around the clock. But while he has undoubted clout, is there more to the man behind the computer?

Music For Your Presidents Day

Written by Aidan Rush | Posted in: on February 20, 2012

Presidents Day is unquestionably one of the more drab holidays around, but at least most of the working world gets a day off, right? The good people over at Buzz Feed have compiled the best songs commemorating presidents and/or history in some way -- check them out to add a little spice to your Presidents Day 2012!

Weekly Tips Round-Up 2/13 - 2/17

Written by Aidan Rush | Posted in: on February 17, 2012

This week our contemporaries on the internet covered the current relevance of Jango, whether or not you should make your potential fans pre-like you on facebook before hearing your music, some unique cross promotional ideas, and how to know when it's time to quit the band.

Lefsetz on the GRAMMYs

Written by Aidan Rush | Posted in: on February 14, 2012

After a brief rant, industry observer Bob Lefsetz posts 8 lessons to be learned from the 2012 GRAMMYs.

Weekly Tips Round-Up 2/6 - 2/10

Written by Aidan Rush | Posted in: on February 10, 2012

There's no way musicians in search of advice have the time to read through all the new, helpful content published online every day. We've pulled our five favorite articles from this week and posted them below so you don't have to find the best articles yourself!

Weekly Tips Round-Up | 1/28 to 2/3

Written by Aidan Rush | Posted in: on February 03, 2012

This week our contemporaries on the internet covered press kits, licensing, songwriter income, google for musicians, and the difference between the recording industry and the music industry.

Interview with Travis York of 1Band 1Brand

Written by Aidan Rush | Posted in: Business on February 01, 2012

Though no one has figured out the musician’s business model of the future, most are certain that partnerships with brands through licensing and/or any other type of collaboration will play a large part.

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