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Our Music Industry section is a resource for anyone interested in working in the music industry.

Music Production Company Vs Record Label

The main difference between a Music Production Company and a Record Label is that a record label specializes in marketing and distributing music. In contrast, a production company specializes in creating and producing music. Differences Between Music Production Companies And Record Labels A music producer isn’t always what you think it is; sometimes, they’re also …

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How To Make Money As A Sound Engineer (Plus EPIC Tips!)

Making money as a sound engineer comes down to involving yourself in your local music community, forming connections, knowing your stuff, and being reliable. There are many ways to make money as a sound engineer; I advise being open to different kinds of work. Making Money As A Sound/Audio Engineer Making money as an audio …

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How To Get Into Film Scoring (An Introduction For Beginners)

Getting into film scoring is about research, education, developing your composing chops, and building a suitable home studio/composition setup. The best way to become a film composer is to work at it daily and make step-by-step goals that slowly lead to more substantial ones. Getting Into Film Scoring With all the different skill sets required …

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Why Is The Music Industry So Bad? (Is It All Doom And Gloom?)

The music industry has become infamous for its lack of respect for the people that make it all happen – artists. One can argue that it has never been more challenging for up-and-coming musicians to make a living thanks to the bad business practices of record labels. Consequently, the industry almost crashed at the beginning …

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How To Sell Your Soul To The Music Industry

First of all, be prepared to give away your artistic integrity and work in mainstream genres. Focus on faking it before you make it. This includes making high-quality music videos with properly produced tracks and a pop-star public image. And, of course, you need a bit of luck. Selling Your Soul To The Music Indsutry …

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How To Survive In The Music Industry (Definitive Guide)

It’s no secret that the music industry is changing. We’ve been hearing about it for years now, but as time goes on and we watch more artists fall by the wayside, it becomes even clearer just how much this business can change in a short period of time. To survive, you need to adapt…quickly. And …

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