Posted: Feb 2, 2022
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**Guest post written by Blake Morgan, artist, musician, record producer, CEO of ECR Music Group, and founder of #IRespectMusic. Originally featured on Hypebot.com.
"Artist and advocate Blake Morgan has penned a letter on behalf of more than 14,000 petition signers calling for artists to finally get paid when their music is played on AM/FM radio...The letter was sent to the Board of Directors at the two largest radio broadcasters in the US, iHeartRadio and Cumulus Media. Both earn billions of dollars in ad revenue yearly while refusing to share it with the performing artists whose music makes it all possible. This Wednesday February 2nd at 10 AM ET. the House Judiciary will hold a public hearing on changing that by passing the American Music Fairness Act."View Full Article
Posted: Dec 6, 2021
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**Guest post written by Dave Cool of Bandzoogle.
"There are countless blogs that offer advice to musicians, with topics ranging from industry news, to songwriting and recording, music marketing and promotion, and more. But with so much information available to musicians and bands online, it can be a serious undertaking to find the most legitimate, valuable sources to help with your music career. Fortunately, we spend a lot of time in the world of music blogging, so we’ve put together this list to help point you in the right direction. Here are ten of the best blogs for musicians and bands."View Full Article
Posted: May 20, 2019
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**Guest post written by Dave Cool, Director of Artist & Industry Outreach at Bandzoogle, originally featured on Hypebot.com.
"The demise of PledgeMusic and the hundreds of musicians left in its wake are a sadly familiar story for music industry veteran Dave Cool of Bandzoogle. "The company takes on millions in investment to support rapid growth," writes Cool. "Flashy headlines ensue." But when things fall apart, too often it's the unsuspecting musicians that suffer."View Full Article