The music industry has changed. Gone are the days where bands get signed by a record company have a huge advertising budget and hit the road to sell a ton of albums. People can now just download albums for free off of the internet. This has been a huge hit to income of touring bands in the music industry today. This is why many bands are changing their strategy when it comes to promoting themselves and their music.
Many bands are starting to give their albums away Read the rest of this entry »
What began with boomboxes and radio hits has evolved into easily downloadable songs. CD Players are already ancient relics; digital music players have carved out spaces for old music players in museums so that one day we can tell our kids “This is how music was.”
A few years back, album sales for artists had dropped dramatically. CDs were not officially on the outs, even as their counterpart music players were; technology had made it easy to Read the rest of this entry »
Are you fascinated by the exciting world of the music industry? Do you want to learn all you can about its history, traditions and the impact it has made on the world around you? Do you wish you could visit the hottest, most bustling places in the music industry? If so, read this list of the most important cities in the music industry.
- New York
Of course New York made this list, since it is one of the largest cities in America as well as a place where everything seems to be happening, all the time.
- Los Angeles Read the rest of this entry »
Over the past decade, rock music has changed so much that sometimes it is hard for older rock fans to realize that this is still the same genre of music. There used to be a clear line between genres, but since artists are becoming more and more creative with their styles, those lines have become gray areas. In a lot of cases, many artists need three genre types to describe their music. Ask any ten fans of Read the rest of this entry »