5 Ways To Get More Views On YouTube

Let’s assume you’ve got great music and a great music video. You worked hard on that video and you’re ready to share it with your fans. YouTube gives you quite a few ways to “optimize” your videos so you can get more out of them and see greater engagement. Some of...

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5 Things You Should Know About Copyrights

Copyright law tends to get thrown under the bus in favor of more interesting topics like marketing and social media, but it’s actually one of the most important things to understand as an indie musician. Think about it: without copyright law, music would be a hobby....

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10 tips for writing better songs

1. Write the Lyrics for Your Song Many musicians write their own melodies as well as the lyrics. If you already have lyrics, consider them when writing your melody. Some questions to ask yourself before composing the music are: What words do I want to focus on? Are...

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Guide To Making Electro Music

Blending electronic instrumentation and old-school funk, electro was born in the USA in the early 1980s. Now you can become a master of the genre with MusicRadar's essential selection of tips… 1. Whether you're making electro-influenced pop, rock, or dance music (á la...

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Tips for Making HipHop Music

Hip-hop is easily the most important new musical genre of the past 30 years - the level of its impact and influence can't be overstated. What began as an underground movement is now the sound of the mainstream. Because of its popularity, there's a staggering number of...

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How to make a HipHop Beat

Very few people fully appreciate the hard work and effort that goes into making hip hop and rap beats. The hip hop beat is a complex and often difficult, but always necessary piece of hip hop and rap music. Here are a few simple steps to get started. #1 Get Tight...

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