NFTs have been hyped as digital collectibles; as a way of building community; as a new format that could potentially revolutionize the music industry; as a way to return value directly to artists for their work. But what is the real opportunity for NFTs with musicians? Is there real profit to be made? Or are they just a fad? In part one of our series on NFTs, we outline everything musicians need to know to get started.
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The cover art for your single or album is one of the first points of contact that you have with your listeners, so itâ€™s important to make a compelling first impression. After all, your cover art wonâ€™t just live on streaming platforms. It might also inform your social media presence, your videos, your website design, your ads, and more. Thatâ€™s a lot of brand touch points, so itâ€™s important to have a cover image that works well with your music.
What are mechanical royalties and how do you get them? If your music is not listed with the MLC, youâ€™re missing out on mechanical royalties youâ€™ve earned. Thatâ€™s YOUR money! So how do you collect it? And just what is the MLC? We interviewed CEO Kris Ahrend for all the details, so this is a must listen!
Click HERE for the video that explains the MLC is 60 seconds.
Writerâ€™s block happens to everyone, but that doesnâ€™t mean it isnâ€™t frustrating when youâ€™re trying to create and coming up blank. If youâ€™ve found yourself in a songwriting slump, try these fun challenges to dig out. Youâ€™ll emerge with a new perspective on your creative process, a revived outlook on music and — most importantly — a few new additions to your repertoire.