Category: Music Business

How To Copyright Music For Musicians

How To Copyright Music For Musicians how-to-copyright-music-dhi

The Steps to Protecting Your Music As a musician, I’m sure you’ve heard the word copyright floating around. Hopefully, you understand copyright is a way of protecting your interest in your music or what is referred to as an original work. By copyrighting your songs, you now have a way of holding others accountable if […]

How To Become A Music Manager

How To Become A Music Manager How to be a Music Manager

The Steps To Start Your Career As A Music Manager So you want to know how to become a music manager or often referred to as an artist manager? That’s great! Artist managers are the connection between artists and the world, guiding them into the career they seek. A music manager has many roles; especially […]

How To Start A Music Publishing Company

How To Start A Music Publishing Company Start a Music Publishing Company

7 Steps to Start a Music Publishing Company How to start a music publishing company can be relatively easy; however, finding, compiling, and selling your company’s music is where the hard work begins if you are unfamiliar with the publishing side of the music industry, that’s ok!  Music publishers make money when music products are […]

How To Get Your Music On Spotify Playlists

How To Get Your Music On Spotify Playlists Get Your Music on Spotify

3 Steps To Get Placed On Spotify Playlists With the musical revolution of digital streaming services becoming the new norm in which the majority of the population consumes music, there has been a massive shift in how music is distributed. With numerous platforms to choose from, millions of listeners are only clicks away from finding […]

How To Start A Record Label

How To Start A Record Label How to Start a Record Label

Here Are The Steps To Starting Your Own Independent Record Company UNDERSTAND YOUR WHY? So you want to start your own record label. There has never been a better time to create your own independent record company in the history of the music business. We now have the technology, education, and resources to do exactly the same […]

Exciting Jobs In The Music Industry

Exciting Jobs In The Music Industry Exciting Job in the Music Industry

You grew up listening to music, obsessing over superstars, attending concerts, and watching countless music videos. Now, you’re walking across the stage eagerly awaiting to grab your diploma and move on to greater things. A music industry job is a place you feel destined for, but you don’t know where to begin. You’ve yet to […]

What To Consider When Choosing A Music Business School

What To Consider When Choosing A Music Business School What to Consider when Choosing a Music Business School

You’ve always had this burning desire to pursue a career in music, but you have no idea where to begin. So you start searching online for the top music business school in your area or around the country that would suit your needs, but how do you know which program is right for you? This […]

DHI GRADUATE RAISES $500 SCHOLARSHIP FOR FUTURE AUDIO ENGINEERING STUDENTS

DHI GRADUATE RAISES $500 SCHOLARSHIP FOR FUTURE AUDIO ENGINEERING STUDENTS Graduate Raises Scholarship for Future Audio Engineering Students

DHI Graduate Ryan Ploch partnered with the non-profit group, Bravo Waukegan, for a Charity Networking Event at Arlington Ale House in Illinois. The event was a success for both Bravo, who received over 80 instrument donations, and Dark Horse Institute, who was given a $500 scholarship which was to be split up for future students. […]

Why Attending A Music Production School Matters

Why Attending A Music Production School Matters Why Attending a Music Production School Matters

Somewhere along the line in your life you heard a song, you saw a magical performance, or you tasted a sample of the pleasures music can bring about. Thoughts of your future pondered you, and you quickly become obsessed with all things music. The only problem is, you have no idea where to start. All […]

Music Business Monday—How to Negotiate A Performance Rider

Music Business Monday—How to Negotiate A Performance Rider

In this week’s edition of Music Business Monday, Robin Crow, founder and CEO of Dark Horse Institute, talks about how to Negotiate a Performance Rider. So you’ve got a gig. Now you need to create a performance rider to address the items not covered in the Performance Agreement. The venue should agree to specifics relating […]

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