Top Tips for Musicians 2019 | Best Tips from the Music Industry

Top Tips for Musicians 2019 | Best Tips from the Music Industry

Ask two people about the state of the music industry and you’ll get three answers. It’s certainly true that music has faced some real challenges with the rise of the internet.  However, it hasn’t all been a disaster! Far more people are producing and composing music than ever before.  Music and sound design are collectively pushing to the fringes of artistic expression.  So, we have some helpful musician tips to get your music heard. The internet, whilst the nightmare of…

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Michael Jackson and Elvis Top Forbes Rich-List of Dead Musicians

Michael Jackson and Elvis Top Forbes Rich-List of Dead Musicians

Michael Jackson has been revealed to be the highest earning dead celebrity of this year, with Elvis Presley and Arnold Palmer following behind. It’s been nine years since the King of Pop died, but his commercial success hasn’t wavered. Topping the list of the thirteen highest paid dead celebs, with a whopping $400 million income, Michael is miles ahead of the others. Forbes revealed that he made $287 million alone from the sale of EMI…

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Musicians refusing to perform in UK due to ‘humiliating’ post-Brexit vote visa process and right-wing politicians, say festival bosses

Musicians refusing to perform in UK due to ‘humiliating’ post-Brexit vote visa process and right-wing politicians, say festival bosses

A humiliating and difficult visa process is stopping musicians from performing in UK. Chris Smith, the director of this weekend’s Womad world music festival, stated that enlisting performers to this year’s festival was a tough job due to the impact the UK visa process is having on foreign musicians and that, for the first time, musicians had rejected invitations rather than face the “humiliation” of confronting Britain’s visa services. Performers from 128 countries are scheduled…

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