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How To Prepare Audio Files For Licensing

2018-05-18T21:09:29+00:00

Once you get the green light from a music library or music supervisor, best be prepared to deliver what they need! This post will list all the audio files you need to maximise your chances of getting your music licensed. That's the promise of this post. If there's anything you feel I've forgotten, let me know in the comments section! This resource is for you. Help me make it as good as it can be!! The 5 Essentials Here's my list of the 5 essential audio files that need to [...]

How To Prepare Audio Files For Licensing 2018-05-18T21:09:29+00:00

What Kind Of Music Do You Need To Get On TV?

2018-01-31T18:44:52+00:00

The first thing you need to wrap your head around is... You’re ALREADY writing music for film and TV. Yes, even if you’re writing in an incredibly weird and niche sub-genre, there is room for your music in films and/or TV and/or video games and/or advertising. Don’t believe me? Read on! If you're in a hurry, skip directly to the sub-section that interests you the most. In each section, I'll be showing you the wide range of music that is currently being used. Show me! Intriguing... Take me there! Show me! [...]

What Kind Of Music Do You Need To Get On TV? 2018-01-31T18:44:52+00:00

The 80-20 Music Licensing Challenge

2018-01-04T23:02:23+00:00

What would happen if I spent 80% of my time SELLING music and only 20% of my time MAKING music? Let’s find out…. For the next 12 weeks, I’m not going to make any new music. Instead, I’m going to focus on selling the music I already have. 1 - Why Am I Doing This? The Theory Pareto’s Principle, or the 80/20 rule. Maybe you’ve heard of it before…. What Does That Mean For Us Musicians? It means roughly 20% of your tracks account for 80% of [...]

The 80-20 Music Licensing Challenge 2018-01-04T23:02:23+00:00

Earning A Living As An Indie Musician With Justin Tessier

2017-12-24T17:00:49+00:00

This post is a bit special..... I'm interviewing Justin Tessier, drummer extraordinaire for The Blue Stones. Justin and Tarek Jafar met in high-school. They are the duo behind The Blue Stones, a blues-rock duo based in Windsor, Ontario. 3 Reasons You Don't Want To Miss What Justin Has To Say They knew about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's engagement before the Queen herself! Check out what they're up to on Bands in Town. Make sure you follow them on Spotify... The Interview So there you have [...]

Earning A Living As An Indie Musician With Justin Tessier 2017-12-24T17:00:49+00:00

How Do You Know Your Music Is Ready For Licensing?

2018-01-04T00:44:23+00:00

You don’t! BAM!! That’s it for today! Thank you very much…..  ? No, seriously, until you earn a music placement, there’s no hard and fast way to determine if a song is ready for licensing or not… Why? Because NOBODY has a clue!!! received numerous rejection letters from publishers before Harry Potter could see the light of day was told she was too ugly to become an actress was unsuccessful with rock songs and singer-songwriter material before finding “her thing” and making it big WHATEVER you do…. Some people will say your music sucks. Others will [...]

How Do You Know Your Music Is Ready For Licensing? 2018-01-04T00:44:23+00:00