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Podcast: Todd Demma on Touring

Podcast: Todd Demma on Touring
Booking Shows | Music Business | Podcast | Touring

Podcast interview with Todd Demma, tour manager, drummer, tech, production manager and jack of all trades. Road stories, touring tips and more from the man that's toured with the Cult, Frank Black, Avril Lavigne, Cake, and Lisa Marie Presley among others. READ MORE...

Music Publishing 101

Music Publishing 101
Music Business | Music Career | Podcast

In this Atomic Disc Podcast episode, we are talking to Jana Cleland, from Red Brick Songs, about music publishing. What exactly is music publishing and what does a music publisher do? LISTEN & READ MORE...

Digital Distribution

Digital Distribution
Atomic Disc | Music Business

Here are some quick insights on the topic of digital distribution. We compared three popular companies offering the service, then we set up an agreement with the one we think is the best, to be able to pass the savings on to you.  READ MORE...

Secrets for Spotify Success

Secrets for Spotify Success
Featured Artist | Music Business | Music Promotion & Marketing | Podcast

In the very first Atomic Disc Podcast, we interview hip-hop artist Enkay47 about his success with Spotify, YouTube, and Facebook. READ MORE...

Is it too Late to Record a Christmas Single?

Is it too Late to Record a Christmas Single?
Infographic | Music Business | Music Promotion & Marketing

T’is the season to be jolly… and make some extra cash by releasing a Christmas single or two. Of course you should have started planning your Holiday promotions in May… but for those of us who have a tendency to procrastinate, here is a crash course (with infographic) in how to get it done in three weeks. READ MORE...

What is a UPC and do you really need one...?

What is a UPC and do you really need one...?
Music Business | Music Promotion & Marketing | Selling CDs

What are UPCs? What are they used for? Do you need it? How can you get one? All of these questions are answered in this article. READ MORE...

4 Foolproof Ways to Sell More Merch at Your Shows

4 Foolproof Ways to Sell More Merch at Your Shows
Music Business | Music Career

We recently conducted a small survey asking two simple questions. Quite a few people kindly filled out the survey and what we found was rather interesting... Spoiler alert: It inspired us to write an article on how to maximize merch sales. READ MORE...

How to book gigs - from a club owner's perspective

How to book gigs - from a club owner's perspective
Booking Shows | Music Business | Music Promotion & Marketing

Have you ever wondered what club owners are really looking for when booking bands? We had the pleasure of talking to Doug Hoffman, co-owner of Salem club, the Space, about booking shows, running a club, purple sport drinks, merch tables and what makes a successful show. READ MORE...

What exactly is CD-Text?

What exactly is CD-Text?
Music Business

We often get phone calls from customers asking if track listing and artist info will show up when their CD is inserted in a computer or CD player. This article explains how to make this happen, and the difference between CD-Text and the Gracenote database. READ MORE...

3 more tips to prepare for a successful blog campaign

3 more tips to prepare for a successful blog campaign
Music Business | Music Promotion & Marketing

You might ask "Why is it important to connect with bloggers about my music?" It’s important for many reasons. The music industry has changed dramatically in the last 5 years and music blogs play an important role in helping artists gain exposure in the vast digital landscape. This is the second article about successfully reaching out to bloggers to promote your music. READ MORE...

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