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iTunes | recordJet

The holidays are a busy period in any industry. Like every year, iTunes has published their holiday delivery deadlines in advance. If you plan to release new music on Apple Music and the iTunes Store in November and December 2017, make sure you are familiar with the following deadlines:     IMPORTANT: Substract minimum 4-5 […]

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Shazam | recordJet

Did you ever sit in front of the TV, in the changing room at H&M or at the dentist’s and all of a sudden hear a song that totally blew your mind? For the past few years we have been grabbing our phones in order to Shazam the next big hit, and bam: We immediately […]

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Spotify | recordJet

  Why do playlists matter?   In the year 2017, Spotify playlists as well as those on most other well-known streaming platforms are one of the most effective ways to introduce your music to a larger audience. The mechanics are simple: If you’re lucky, your music will be seeded into a popular Spotify playlist with […]

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Spotify has become one of the most popular music streaming platforms worldwide, both for music fans and bands and musicians. It’s no wonder, as the platform offers numerous great features that help you promote your music and powerfully present yourself as an artist, if you know how. We have compiled the most important “Spotify hacks” […]

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This article updates and expands on our most popular article of all times: Captain’s Advice: 3 ways to make the most of Spotify.   The above linked article explains the basics of how Spotify works, including the following points:   – How to establish a verified profile on Spotify – How to upload an artist […]

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You might have seen this before: You insert a CD into your computer, open iTunes and immediately see all the correct title information. You know which track is which. However, this doesn’t seem to work with all CDs, because sometimes all you see is “Track 01″, Track 02” etc. Very helpful indeed!     Why […]

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As the newest streaming service on the block, Apple Music has made several headlines since launching a few weeks ago. So that you can understand all of its functions, especially when it comes to the differences between iTunes and Apple Music, we’ve prepared another tutorial covering “How to use Apple Music (and also iTunes) correctly”. […]

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A mailing list of your fans, independent from Facebook and other platforms, can be a huge benefit if you know how to make one and use it effectively. Our email marketing tips for bands and musicians.     Picture the following scenario: You have painstakingly promoted your Facebook band page and managed to collect several […]

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It’s certainly (almost) every musician’s dream to have a video accompanying their release! But in trying to realize this dream, inexperienced musicians easily miscalculate the amount of work and money necessary to create a music video. The Discmakers’ blog already gives you some good advice, but that’s not everything! Together with our co-pilots Robert and […]

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Dear passengers from (or currently residing in) Berlin, this program we warmly recommend to you: The Musicboard Berlin provides scholarships and residencies to pop musicians who made Berlin their main place of residence and work. The applicants’ country of origin is irrelevant. Musicians who have already attracted attention through their outstanding creative performance and professionalism […]

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