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How To Make Your First $1000 Making Beats

Earning your first $1000 from making beats is definitely the most difficult but rewarding part of being a music producer. It’s difficult, because you’re starting from nothing. It’s the same with any business venture, finding your feet can be extremely challenging, and many people often (sadly) end up giving up before they manage to successfully […]

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Will Music Producers Be Replaced By AI? Not Yet…

Everyone has heard the AI Drake song. It’s impressive, sounds remarkably accurate to Drake, and Drake, nor his label, had nothing to do with the making of that song. The song in question has resulted in legal troubles for a numerous people involved. Drake’s label is fighting hard to keep it out of the public […]

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Can Music Producers Become Millionaires?

Music producers are a bit like songwriters in the music industry – absolutely essential, often under-rated, and often underpaid. So this begs the question, can music producers become millionaires? If you’re in a hurry, the answer is yes, by the way. Not only that, but there are even a couple of billionaire music producers too. […]

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Can I Be A Music Producer If I Can’t Play The Piano? YES!

It’s a common question for budding music producers just starting out in the industry. “Can I Become A Music Producer without knowing how to play the piano?”. The common answer being repeated time and time again across the internet is a resounding no. Music producers from far and wide are coming out of the woodwork, […]

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How Often Does Spotify Pay Out? Royalties Explained

If you are an independent musician, Spotify will most likely pay your music royalties via the online music distribution service you use to release your music – but how often do they pay? Spotify is one of the better streaming platform when it comes to payments. From my experience they have always been accurate and […]

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How Much Does Tech N9ne Make From Spotify?

Aaron Dontez Yates, known more commonly by his rap name Tech N9ne, is a prolific and extremely successful independent rapper, with dozens of huge tracks under his belt, and well over a billion total streams across his discography. But how much does Spotify pay him? Tech N9ne’s Business Successes Tech N9ne not only earns money […]

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Do Instagram Followers Matter for Musicians?

Do Instagram Followers matter for musicians and artists? It’s a common thought process many up and coming artists fall into the trap of. “I need social media followers to drive more people to my music”. It makes sense – the more people you reach on social media, the more people will discover your music, right? […]

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When Does Spotify Pay Artists? When Will I Get Paid?

You’ve been releasing music through and online music distribution service for a month or two now, but when you check the bank, there’s still $0.00 in it. What a disappointment! What is going on here, and when is Spotify going to pay you? Don’t worry, it’s completely normal. Spotify has a pretty long and complicated […]

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How To Make Money as a Musician Online

Making money as a musician in the digital era is a little different to a few decades ago, when iTunes and CD sales were king. Here’s how to make money as a musician online in 2022. Understanding How Streaming Platforms Pay Musicians Streaming services have a pretty bad reputation for low pay in some circles. […]