We are now more than a decade into the technological revolution that turned the music industry upside down. Initially, it felt like there was so much possibility, that the internet might be the great democratizer, that it could empower artists.
Interview w/ Emmanuel Zunz of ONErpm
MUSIC XRAY bills itself as a "song to opportunity matching" service. Its digital A+R staff evaluates your tracks and submits the good stuff to industry reps for consideration in licensing and other deals. There's no annual membership fee, but submission fees vary and can add up quickly unless offset by landing a gig. For those with great music, pro production and tunes that can play on ads or radio, it can be worth the investment.
ARTISTS HOUSE MUSIC is an indispensable video catalog of music business wisdom and knowledge. Every career-minded musician should swing by and learn tips and techniques from big names in music. The organization is dedicated to "helping musicians and music entrepreneurs create sustainable careers", and the education to be gained at their site is bar none.
See, hear & purchase Aubrie Nicole's music at cdbaby: 'How I Feel' & 'What's My Name'(Letting Loose being re-distributed/songs on upcoming mixtape) at cdbaby. written performed & produced by Aubrie Nicole(Aubrie Nicole& ChikyD Productions)
BANDPAGE has half a million users who use the platform to keep their websites and social media pages updated from one central control panel. It's appreciated by artists and managers, large and small, for its ease of use and simple but powerful toolset. With its origins as the leading solution for band feature integration into Facebook, BandPage is useful in both its free version and its premium, twenty bucks-a-month offering.
TOPSPIN is an industry leader in providing a plethora of services for independent, unsigned musicians and chart-topping talent alike. From free services to custom white label solutions, TopSpin will scale with your career. They have all the bases covered and are strongly focused on turning your official website into a marketing and sales powerhouse. It's a 360° solution for bands and their managers.