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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5 Apps That Take Your Instagram To The Next Level

5 Apps That Take Your Instagram To The Next Level

Like in the music business, people are commonly familiar with polished, radio-ready tracks. No one wants to listen to an unmixed draft version of your song on Spotify. In the same way, the social media community expects high-quality images that are edited to look beautiful and professional – especially if you represent a music brand or label. In today’s world, an image without a “cinematic” filter is quite unusual and is probably not so valued by the Instagram community. We show you our top five apps to take your content and therefore, your Instagram profile to the next level!

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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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“Later” – How We Manage Our Social Media Channels

Later App - How we manage our social media channels

Social media counts to the essential promotion channels not only for brands but also for musicians, producers, music labels and concert promoters. The community of such media platforms can not get tired of new content and expects that you flood your channels with exciting and various types of content in that ephemeral environment. If you are not regularly publishing new content and interacting with other platform users, not only the platform users but also its algorithms will turn you down. How can we take care of our social media channels the most professional and effective way to cope with that time-consuming task? We will tell you now!

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Subscription-Based Software – The Nuisance Of Many Professionals

Subscription-Based Software

There were times when you bought software or hardware, and you could work with that for a very long time without any issues occurring, for example, regarding incompatibility or licensing. Moreover, you owned the full product. In the last few years, things have been changed when companies drastically try to grow their customer base, tie those to them and increase the overall revenue. The go-to solution to achieve exactly that seems to be the subscription-based software licensing that finally takes place almost everywhere in the audio software landscape. Let us talk about that situation from the viewpoint of an audio professional.

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My Favourite Piano & Synth Plugins

It is time for another blog article featuring some further plugin recommendations. This time, I will present you my favourite piano and virtual synth instruments, those that are frequently used in my productions. If you do not know already, I previously wrote about my favourite mixing and mastering plugins, my virtual drums and guitar/bass amp simulator collections that could be interesting for you as well whether you are a (semi-)professional or beginner in the fields of modern music production. Enjoy the following list of my go-to keys software.

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My Virtual Drums & Drum Replacement Tools

After showing you my favourite plugin brands & products and my virtual amp simulator collection in the past, it is time to talk about my go-to virtual drums and drum replacement tools that are used in my production’s daily life. The article will present you tools and virtual instruments that can be used for various genres and are all in an affordable price range even for beginners in the production environment. Enjoy!

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SessionRecall – Never Lose Your Analogue Gear Settings Again!

SessionRecall OG

Everybody with analogue studio outboard gear knows it: there is one huge disadvantage compared to mixing plugins. It is the effort needed to store somehow the settings of all used studio gear to be able to recall them if you or your customers want to make changes to the last mix version. Whether or not you are taking pictures or using recall sheets, it is an annoying process, and its data needs to be stored somewhere. But those sad times came to an end with the release of the new software called SessionRecall, available for Mac and Windows.

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