artists posts

Yannick Servant

Yannick Servant: Artists, startups: Your product isn’t going to sell itself

What can artists - and entrepreneurs - learn from Paul Graham of startup incubator Y-Combinator?'s Servant answers

Kira Grunenberg

Kira Grunenberg: An Artist’s Career: One big “choose your own adventure” novel?

Get more business-savvy, or focus solely on performance? Journalist Kira Grunenberg looks at (classical) musicians' current dilemma

Beyoncé H&M

Emily Gonneau: Have artists lost their voice? Part 2

The artist manager's response to a particularly inspired reply to her original midemblog post!

Emily Gonneau

Emily Gonneau: Have artists lost their voice?

Are the times still a-changin’? Or do today’s mainstream artists just not care about the bigger picture? Manager Emily Gonneau is concerned...

Matthias Glatschke, Songpier

Matthias Glatschke: Why it’s a fantastic time to be an artist

For the CEO of artist promotion service & midemlab 2011 finalist Songpier, there's never been a better time to be a musician

Emily White equal transparent streaming

Emily White: Artists: Don’t fear 21st century publishing!

There's nothing to fear and everything (for artists) to gain, argues the artist manager, prior to her D2F publishing session next Monday

Sydney Wayser

Emily White: How Niche and Mainstream will Intertwine in 2013… and Beyond

The digital revolution of this millennium has led to an explosion of new artist careers both big and small, says DIY artist manager White...

If it's not social, it's not media

If it’s not social, it’s not media: Engagement tips for artists & brands

88% of consumers won't buy from brands who don't answer on social media. Our 7 engagement tips...

Emily White equal transparent streaming

Emily White: How can we Compete with Free?

The current environment may be challenging: but it offers more opportunities than ever before, says DIY artist manager White

Kurt Lane Domino

Interview with Kurt Lane, Domino: Taking bands social

We talked to Domino's digital head about how one of the world's best-respected indie labels helps its artists make the most of social media