“Success in the music industry isn’t something that you wait for or hope for. It is something that you create, day after day.” ― Simon S. Tam, Music Business Hacks There comes a time when a band reaches a new milestone, whether it’s releasing an album/EP/single or heading off on tour. It’s the kind of […]
A common misperception about life as a musician, or even working in the music industry, is that no one ever makes any money. Or not enough to live on, anyway. Not so.
Learning how to book gigs is a daunting challenge so we thought we’d write a handy downloadable step by step checklist for you to keep as you start making those calls/emails. If you need more information on booking gigs why not check out the Booking Gigs Courses or perhaps the Producing and Promoting Your Own Events […]
A guest article by music/arts accountant Scott Maughan with reference to AMIN’s Tax Pack prepared by Ben Fletcher. Tax: the very word is enough to make many musicians eyes glaze over. Unfortunately, if you’re receiving an income from music (woohoo!), preparing your yearly tax return is a horrifying necessity. But we’ve got you covered. The below article by guest author Scott Maughan is […]
As much as many of us take part in the music industry because we love it, the bottom line is that it is an industry, and many of us are hopeful to turn our passions into cash. That said, not all of us are business graduates and, if you’re anything like me, the idea of doing something as banal as […]