April 20, 2014

Instantly Create Music Videos for Vine and Instagram

In the ever changing digital landscape of music marketing and promotions it seems as if the fly by night… [more]

Instantly Create Music Videos for Vine and Instagram Instantly Create Music Videos for Vine and Instagram

Ask An Expert: “Work-For-Hire” Agreements

According to the United States Copyright Act [17 USC Sec. 102], an author enjoys copyright protection… [more]

Ask An Expert: “Work-For-Hire” Agreements Ask An Expert: “Work-For-Hire” Agreements

Artists: Do You Need a Manager?

DJ Pain 1 breaks down a very common question that artists are always asking us here at NIT, and the answer… [more]

Artists: Do You Need a Manager? Artists: Do You Need a Manager?

Hercules DJ CONTROL AIR+ Review

Hercules has asked New Industry Tips to take a look at their new DJ CONTROL AIR+. This full functional… [more]

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Convert Your MP3 to YouTube Ready Video with @mp3tovideo

With millions of videos uploaded everyday, YouTube is not only a source for videos, but also a very active… [more]

Convert Your MP3 to YouTube Ready Video with @mp3tovideo Convert Your MP3 to YouTube Ready Video with @mp3tovideo

Get More YouTube Views Free!

YouTube has just launched a new feature for channel owners that allows them to reach targeted fans, for… [more]

Get More YouTube Views Free! Get More YouTube Views Free!

So you can rap…now what?

In today's music industry, being a good rapper doesn't mean much. There are thousands (if not more) artists… [more]

So you can rap…now what? So you can rap...now what?

5 Artist Tips To Perform Like A Star

After being on tour for the past few years and seeing thousands of independent and major artists performing,… [more]

5 Artist Tips To Perform Like A Star 5 Artist Tips To Perform Like A Star

New Industry Tips Review: Audiomack.com

Here at Coast 2 Coast we recently switched our Mixtape project audio players over to AudioMack instead… [more]

New Industry Tips Review: Audiomack.com New Industry Tips Review: Audiomack.com

Forbes: How Rapper Dom Kennedy Made It Without A Record Deal

Forbes recently posted an article about how Dom Kennedy has made some great headway in the industry,… [more]

Forbes: How Rapper Dom Kennedy Made It Without A Record Deal Forbes: How Rapper Dom Kennedy Made It Without A Record Deal
Instantly convert a song or track to a viral video for instagram or vine

Instantly Create Music Videos for Vine and Instagram

In the ever changing digital landscape of music marketing and promotions it seems as if the fly by night fads dominate a generation of compulsive micro content consumers then fadeout never to be heard from again but there are a few exceptions to the rule. There is no better example of this bite sized but [...]

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Ask An Expert: “Work-For-Hire” Agreements

According to the United States Copyright Act [17 USC Sec. 102], an author enjoys copyright protection as soon as he/she “fixes” his/her original work in a “tangible medium of expression” (for example by writing it down or recording it). The same principle applies, however, for independent contractors (artists, back-up musicians, back-up vocalists, etc.) who are [...]

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Artists: Do You Need a Manager?

DJ Pain 1 breaks down a very common question that artists are always asking us here at NIT, and the answer may surprise you! So, artists, do you need a manager? Follow Certified Gold Producer DJ Pain 1 at @DJPain1

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Hercules DJ CONTROL AIR+ Review

Hercules has asked New Industry Tips to take a look at their new DJ CONTROL AIR+. This full functional yet portable all in one DJ controller offers some interesting features not found on their competitors products. The most obvious distinction from their competition is the infrared sensor found on the top center of the controller. [...]

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Convert Your MP3 to YouTube Ready Video with @mp3tovideo

With millions of videos uploaded everyday, YouTube is not only a source for videos, but also a very active music community! That is why we here at NIT recommend all indie artists to take advantage of the YouTube platform to upload their tracks, even without a video for the track. Music is being consumed by [...]

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Get More YouTube Views Free!

YouTube has just launched a new feature for channel owners that allows them to reach targeted fans, for FREE! That’s right, YouTube wants to help you build your audience by delivering your ad to targeted users that may be interested in your content.  So take advantage now of the new YouTube FanFinder system to get [...]

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So you can rap…now what?

In today’s music industry, being a good rapper doesn’t mean much. There are thousands (if not more) artists who can rap, but what separates the ones that have a career in music and the ones that do it for a hobby? Quality music and work ethic is the answer to that question. The most common [...]

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5 Artist Tips To Perform Like A Star

After being on tour for the past few years and seeing thousands of independent and major artists performing, I have picked up a few pointers for artists to take heed of when performing at a live show. The execution of an artists show set is very important and can be the main factor between being [...]

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New Industry Tips Review: Audiomack.com

Here at Coast 2 Coast we recently switched our Mixtape project audio players over to AudioMack instead of DatPiff. AudioMack simplifies and enhances the process of releasing and downloading music online. Here is what we like and dislike about the advertising supported free music platform. Likes: The embeddable players are all HTML5 and have some [...]

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Forbes: How Rapper Dom Kennedy Made It Without A Record Deal

Forbes recently posted an article about how Dom Kennedy has made some great headway in the industry, with recent sales of his independent project doing 12,000 copies in the first week alone, all without a label or major marketing budget. This again reinforces the idea we hold dear here at NewIndustryTips to STAY INDEPENDENT! Do [...]

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Coast 2 Coast Special Offer: Feature on a Coast 2 Coast Mixtape, Magazine & Radio!

GRAB BAG SPECIAL: LOCK IN $500 IN PROMOTION FOR ONLY $100 TODAY! To help artists looking for exposure Coast 2 Coast has assembled a special combination of promotion opportunities for a limited time for only $100! This grab bag is a special promotion to give artists with all budgets a media blitz to place them [...]

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Video: King Los Breaks Down How to Rap for Beginners @iamkinglos

Check out the video above where King Los breaks down some of the key foundations of rhyme scheme and how to rap for beginners. With King Los on the Coast 2 Coast LIVE Tour with us this month we have come to respect the newest Bad Boy Records signee, with his clever rhymes and impeccable [...]

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Top 5 Mixtape Websites

With the mixtape now a ubiquitous part of the urban music culture there are a few sites that reign supreme for getting a mixtape exposure.  Many of these sites allow any user to upload, but some require an approved account, proving difficult for any artist to get featured across all of these properties.  While artists [...]

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The 10 Laws Of Success: An Independent Artist’s Hip Hop Guide

A panel of industry veterans including LEP Bogus Boys and Torae weigh in on how to launch an independent Hip Hop career. With all due respect to Eminem and 50 Cent, sometimes people watch movies like 8 Mile and Get Rich Or Die Tryin’ and assume launching a Hip Hop career works the same way they see in movies. [...]

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Video | Coast 2 Coast Artist Success Stories

Our partners at Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes and Magazine are always hard at work “Giving Indie Artists MAJOR Opportunities”, but this video goes into depth about how the marketing company has played a key role in breaking some of the biggest artists out today! From Wiz Khalifa to 2 Chainz to Big Sean, Coast 2 [...]

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New Industry Tips Column | Coast 2 Coast Magazine Issue 31

Check out the New Industry Tips column in the latest issue of Coast 2 Coast Magazine here with the legendary David Banner on the cover! The column is called “Grind Notes” by one of our contributors from iStandardProducers.com, Ciz.  He goes into details of some of what it takes to grind out a living in the music [...]

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Coast 2 Coast LIVE – Interactive Showcase Events for All Music Genres

Coast 2 Coast now offers great performance opportunities for artists looking to expand their brand in other genres besides urban/hip hop/R&B.  Coast 2 Coast LIVE are interactive showcase events, similar to the Coast 2 Coast Industry Mixer Events we have covered earlier, but open to all genres. Specifically Coast 2 Coast LIVE is now looking [...]

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DIGITAL DOWNLOADS – Where does the money go?

DIGITAL DOWNLOADS – WHERE DOES THE MONEY GO? How much does an artist make once their song is legally paid for and downloaded? Once a song is digitally downloaded from an online digital music retailer such as Itunes, Rhapsopy, Tunecore, Amazon, etc.., there is a royalty that is due to the songwriters, producers, performers and [...]

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