Vezt – Intellectual Property Monetization For Artists & Songwriters

Intellectual Property Monetization For Artists & Songwriters

Recording music in the Internet age is not a lucrative business anymore. The nature of today’s popular streaming services like Spotify, Apple Music and TIDAL cause that most artists and songwriters beyond the world’s top 10 artists make very little money directly from their music.

Vezt is the first blockchain-based mobile app where music fans can acquire rights in their favourite songs. It claims to be a new reasonable income stream for creatives. Let us take a closer look at the app’s concept and find out what is it all about.

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ForTunes – The Smart Data Hub For Musicians & Producers

ForTunes - The smart data hub for musicians & producers

ForTunes, a data analytics service that is developed to help all kinds of music creatives, (independent) label managers and producers engage with their online data. After the account setup, the app collects all data from the common social media platforms and music streaming services. ForTunes was developed by a team of eight music and tech enthusiasts based in Vienna, Austria. The team has a great mission to put comprehensive Data Analytics at the fingertips of millions of music creators. Let us have a closer look at its functionalities.

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Outstanding Music Studios (Vol. 3)

Outstanding Music Studios (Vol. 3)

Volume 3 of the article series “Outstanding Music Studios” is presenting you another four music studios located in the United States, Spain, Italy and Germany. We will give you a brief overview of how they are equipped and links to their websites so you can explore them more in detail. Enjoy!

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Useful Tools For Doing International Business

Doing international business by having customers or business partners from all over the world is always exciting, but also can be tricky sometimes. Different time zones, currencies, languages and connectivity can complicate the daily work. By using the right professional tools, you can control those constraints, and you can handle your international business without further headaches. In the music industry and the associated creative industries, we usually do not know borders and frequently collaborate with people from everywhere on the globe. Let me show you five handy tools that facilitate your international business!

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Music Documentaries You Should Have Seen

In the winter, it is the best time to relax in your comfy living room and – occasionally – watch some TV. That is the reason why I want to recommend some of my favourite music documentaries to you this time. Music documentaries are not only interesting if you are into music but are also super inspiring and motivating if you are an upcoming artist, music producer or audio engineer. Regardless of whether the documentaries are about living or passed-away legends, hip-hop, soul or rock – all of those will make you want to be a part of the music’s history.

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Billboard Magazine – Stay Informed About The Music Business

Billboard Magazine - Stay Informed About The Music Business

In the autumn of last year, I reached a point when I was just sick of being forced to scroll down my never-ending LinkedIn feed or to almost accidentally read on random websites and blogs about music industry’s breaking news and current “stats and facts”. Because of my newly adopted behaviour to follow news not on a daily but weekly basis that resulted from reading “Make Time” by Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky, subscribing to the famous Billboard Magazine to stay informed was just the right thing! Let me tell you a little bit more about the Billboard Magazine and its offering.

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London – The Music Metropolis (Part 2)

London Music Metropolis 2

After we dealt with music business statistics, famous artists and important music companies in the first article of the two-part blog series, we will now focus on locations where you can perfectly produce your music. This includes recording and mastering studios but also distributors to release your finished product. In the end, I will give you some updates regarding AlbrechtProductions.

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London – The Music Metropolis (Part 1)

London Music Metropolis Part 1

The United Kingdom is one of the most important countries all over the world in the music industry and history. Therefore, its capital London plays a central role in this particular field of business by setting trends and bringing out global super stars. In the recent decades, London based artists like Adele, Amy Winehouse, Coldplay and Pink Floyd have been the world’s best-selling recording artists. Let’s take a closer look…

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