Ah Leo. Finally a well-deserved Oscar for being mauled by a bear. In other news, check out some more of the blogs we regularly check in with. Rather than always popping educating stuff on our blog, might as well share some of the places where we get educated!
FOR THE MORE BUSINESS-MINDED
entreleadership.com – Purely business, but amazing insights into how to run and grow a company. Good principles can also be applied to being an artist or being in a band. Genius accompanying book.
digitalmusicnews – News-focussed, but more advice and helpful blogs for artists. Hard to navigate, but check the ‘Featured Story’ section for some great articles on releasing and explaining royalties.
WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE MUSIC WORLD
officialcharts.com– UK official chart to keep on top of what’s selling well in the UK market. Good new vinyl chart knocks the edge off the (obviously) strong top 40 genre focus.
WANNA LEARN MORE/DEVELOP AS AN ARTIST
blog.reverbnation.com – A platform to help artists manage their careers: gear advice, contextual stories from other artists trying to break and tips for managing social media and marketing.
musicglue.com – The online artist e-commerce platform (used by everyone from small fry to big hitters like Mumford) shares tips on using their facilities. In between these are some sneaky gems, including artist interviews and live music reviews.