A few months ago I wrote a blog post about the end of ‘album’ as a mainstream music release format, demonstrated by purchase, download and streaming data. According to the finding by RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America), based on the album releases in 2018, listeners usually listen only up to three songs on an album. Of course, it is not all dark, as we are all music lovers and we have certain albums that we will always listen from beginning to the end. However, it does mean that album is probably losing its status as the mainstream music release model.
Last year, I wrote a post about the rise of playlists as a music release format. Just to recap from that post, I had two main arguments why releasing playlists instead of albums could be more beneficial. First, in the age of streaming, most people do not listen to every song on the album, and […]
With the rise of social media and digital technologies, the barriers between music creators and listeners is falling away rapidly. Catching up on this trend, multiple Grammy winner singer, bassist and composer Esperanza Spalding announced last year that she will be “going to the studio for three days with nothing prepared. It’s gonna be live-streamed […]
Do you know the the best practices to format the perfect cover art for your music? After all, you wrote great songs, recorded, mixed and mastered them. This week our blog post will give you the best tips to get the best cover!
Home recording is one of the most popular ways of creating content for the DIY artist today. From the songwriter’s demo to the yoga teacher’s video for the YouTube channel, you can go about so many different ways about creating your audio. These can range from in-closet vocal sessions, to professional quality voiceovers, which can […]