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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Vocalizr – Connecting Singers & Producers From Around The World

Vocalizr - Connecting Singers & Producers From Around The World

Are you tired of looking for skilled singers in music forums or facebook groups? It takes a lot of time and usually is – at least for us – not successful and depressing. The lack of interested candidates is not a problem. Instead, the people contacting you on those platforms are often not professional enough and – until now – did not meet our needs sound- and skill-wise. That misery can finally be history! In the following, we present you the service Vocalizr that wants to help to connect singers and producers from around the world. Let’s see if it does what it promises.

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Youtube Channel Recommendations for Music Producers & Audio Engineers

Youtube Channel Recommendations for Music Producers & Audio Engineers

Youtube with its infinite pool of videos can help you to stay up-to-date regarding recently released audio hardware or software, can act as an educational platform in the fields of audio production with its tutorial videos as well as insights and tips provided by known industry professionals. The platform’s content masses can be overwhelming, mainly because Youtube does not centralise the content creation, but different content creators are providing you with often great content. In the following, I want to share some youtube channels that are probably interesting and useful for music producers and audio engineers.

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Vampr – Tinder for Musicians

Vampr - Tinder For Musicians

Info : [UPDATE 18. June 2019] Shortly after the article was published, I received an email by Vampr’s Co-Founder Josh Simons¬†appreciating my honest and detailed app review. Right now, Vampr is launching an equity crowdfunding campaign so they can not only fix bugs and improve the current version but also fast-track the app’s evolution. Vampr, solely focussed on the music community by now, wants to become the social network for all kind of creatives. Feel free to check out their crowdfunding campaign and objectives more in detail here: https://wefunder.com/vampr/¬†×

Vampr, initially released in May 2016, is a location-based mobile platform that was developed to facilitate networking, music discovery and communication between creatives of the music industry such as musicians, songwriter, producers or other industry professionals. The startup was founded by the two Australian musicians Josh Simons and Barry Palmer and is based in Los Angeles. Being part of Apple’s “Best of 2017” app list, Vampr facilitated over 3,5 million connections between creatives until November 2018. In the following, we will take a closer look at the app’s functionality and use.

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Start Producing – The Drum Kits | Hip-Hop, R&B, Urban

Start Producing - The Drum Kits

If you start your journey in the big world of music production and beat making, you probably feel a bit lost. Even if you already learned how to handle somehow your DAW, you quickly feel disappointed by the onboard drum and instrument sounds that come along with it. A huge step forward is to get better, and high-quality drum sounds that make your speakers bouncing and take your hip-hop, r&b or urban pop beat/production to the next level. Those genres are extremely beat-focused, so the drum sounds have a significant role in the sound design of the track. A good start for beginners or semi-professionals is to learn from the multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated producers and how things need to sound like. This article will tell you where to get drum kits from key players of the urban music sector and present you four of my favourites. Enjoy!

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