Quick Answer: Stereo mastering is a mastering process in which one stereo file is used; whereas stem mastering is a mastering process in which multiple instrument groups or stems are used. Both result in one final stereo file, ready for distribution; however, each results in slightly different sonic characteristics and are better suited for certain […]
This is certainly not the easiest question – but one that deserves speculation nonetheless. Since music is such an integral part of our daily lives, to ask “what is the future of music?” is really to ask a question about ourselves, and how music will continue to shape how we live. The future of music […]
Choosing a mastering studio to work on your project can be overwhelming. If you’re an indie artist, there are so many factors you need to keep in mind, to successfully release a project. With that said the hard work and dedication you have for your project should be matched by any professional you choose to […]
Touring can offer a viable method for sustaining a band. Countless artists rely on their ability to tour to build and maintain their music career. If you intend to be one of these artists, there are somethings to take into consideration before leaving for tour. To tour successfully, before leaving for tour, make sure to […]
Quick Answer: Releasing a song is no easy task. For many the thought of having to plan a complex release for a song, EP, or album is overwhelming. That’s why it’s important to understand everything that goes into creating and releasing a project, prior to diving in. A song starts with inspiration and writing, then […]
Merchandise is still a popular revenue stream for independent artists. Searching for new ways to make money to support your music is crucial for your success. Here, we’re looking at some of the best ways to approach your merchandise.
Daniel Hadaway is a Nashville next door neighbor to us here at Sage Audio. He’s been the drummer for Grammy-nominated duo All Sons & Daughters. He’s also been the touring drummer for many other artists like Grammy Award winner Rebecca St. James, Stephanie Smith, The Rival and others. He’s transformed his career into nationally coaching drummers online and runs the ONLY podcast just for drummers. We sat down with him to get some insight on how he made the switch from on the road to being a drummer’s career coach.
Does working through the confusing topic of music licenses get exhausting? In this article were combing through music licenses asking questions like:
What are music licenses? What types of music licenses are there and how are they different? How are royalties calculated from these different music licenses?
In essence, music publishing is involved in owning rights to music in order to protect, to promote and to make money from the music. If you are the writer or copyright owner of the song, you can keep ownership of your publishing or work alongside a publishing company.
The simple understanding of Mechanical Royalties are royalties that are paid to a songwriter whenever a copy of their song is made. As with many avenues in the music industry, it’s always a little more complicated then it can seem. So, we’ve tried to simply it here.