A few days ago, Facebook announced its new feature, Premieres, a new interactive video format that lets publishers and creators release a pre-recorded video as a live moment. This is a big feature that can be seen as an extension of Facebook’s strategy to allow publishers and creators to both grow their audiences and build deeper connections with their communities through video.
With so much social media and streaming tools at our disposal, now it’s more important to set your release date and strategy for your music more than ever! Just like the old rule in marketing, the more buzz you create around your release, the bigger rewards you will reap.
Some say ‘the floodgates have opened’ and some say ‘the game has totally changed’. But the news are true: Spotify now allows artists to directly upload songs to the platform.
The new feature enables independent artists to upload tracks to the service directly –without any requirement for a third-party aggregator or record label. What this means to the likes of CDBaby or TuneCore is currently unclear. However, the new service is in the beta phase and soon to be released for all Spotify users.
This week, I am attending the Music Week Istanbul organized by fizy. This is a very special event that just started this year which features people from the music industry in Turkey, such as concert promoters, festival organizers, record labels, journalists, academia and people who are from the world of culture and arts. It is […]
In the last post, I went over how to write a A section and B section of a song using Ableton Live. In this post, I would like to expand our song a bit and get into adding some more instruments.
Many of you likely know that the majority of posts on THE KEYWORD blog are penned by Alper Tuzcu, a recent grad from Berklee College of Music and a terrific musician and composer. He was recently the subject of an interview with Boston Voyager magazine. You can read that interview here: http://bostonvoyager.com/interview/meet-alper-tuzcu-alper-tuzcu-boston/ and we repeat […]