How to Create a Memorable Artist Brand

There are generally accepted principles for creating a memorable brand in the marketing world. We’ll explore how you can apply some of these principles to your brand as a DJ/producer. The ones that we’re going to focus on are: The first thing you need to do when creating your artist brand is think of a name. The name needs to …

Best Mid-Level 8″ Studio Monitors

The Yamaha HS8 is easily one of the most balanced mid-range monitors on the market. The full range response is extremely clear and unforgiving. The HS8 delivers uncolored sound that is perfectly reproduction of the project that you’re working on. The only downside to these monitors is that you’ll be paying a higher price. However, the quality of the sound …

Productivity Tips For Music Producers

Many young producers sit in their studios for hours at time, but only get a little bit of actual work done in each session. They see how the pros can have extremely productive sessions almost effortlessly, and it can be discouraging, because it seems so natural for the pros. The good news is that being productive is a skill that …

Facebook Cover Photo Inspiration Guide

Your cover photo is seen by anyone who visits your Facebook page, so it’s a great opportunity to advertise any upcoming events you might be playing or add an artistic image to improve your professional look. When creating a cover photo, make sure to check the most recent social media images sizes so your image fits and doesn’t stretch. Here are …

How To Create Your Own DJ Press Kit

If you’re a local DJ who’s trying to get booked more or make yourself look more professional, one step you can take is to create your own presskit. This quick guide will teach you how to make a presskit you can give to any promoter you are booked by. I’ve seen some complicated ones where people hire an artist who …

5 Free Apps Every Promoter Should Be Using

What is it? Eventbrite is a ticketing platform that offers many features to it’s users. I like this one because of the advance payout, phone check-in, the ability to place the ticketing box onto a your website, and reasonable service fees. Eventbrite offers many good insights on your customer acquisition, charts for how your sales are going, and advance payout. Hardcopy …

DJ/Artist Contract Template

Contracts are an essential part of the music industry and valuable to everyone. They serve to protect you against damage, lawsuits, not getting paid, and possibly unsafe conditions. This basic contract is enough to get a solo DJ/artist started. You can modify the contracts and riders to fit your own reasonable personal needs. Basic contract: