Posts Tagged ‘advice’

Unsigned Artist/Band Survey: Selected respondents receive an evaluation of their music!

Posted on October 4th, 2012 by in Advice & Tips, Competitions

Sonic360 are conducting a survey of unsigned artists and bands in order to help us understand the needs of developing musicians. The survey will involve a questionnaire and require the artist/band’s demo or finished album to be submitted via Soundcloud or other online service. In return, all survey respondents will receive an evaluation of their […]


Songwriting Workshop for Singers

Posted on September 25th, 2012 by in Advice & Tips

Are you a singer? Are you frustrated with your songwriting limitations? Do you need help developing your ideas? Do you want to know how to write killer ‘hook’ melodies and lyrics? Would you like professional advice and guidance to improve your songwriting skills? Then this is the workshop for you! Rita Campbell has 26 years […]


Basic Tips for Freelance Musicians

Posted on September 18th, 2012 by in Advice & Tips

Image by (M.E) Morgan via Flickr (Creative Commons License) Tips for Freelance Musicians By Music Jobs member Josh Boyd Trying to support yourself as a freelance musician is difficult stuff. You’re constantly faced with stiff competition plus new people are continuously joining the fray. The economy is also awful and one of the first things […]


Music Industry Career Profile: Session Musician

Posted on August 22nd, 2012 by in Career Profile

Session Musician Jobs are available for Pianists, Guitar Players, Saxophonists, Vocalists, Drummers, or any other instrument professional you can imagine, and the work could see you either record a piece of a song or an entire album in a studio, or you may perform on stage for either one night or an entire tour. Either way, the role works very differently from that of a band member, and the important difference is explained here.


Music Industry Career Profile: DJ

Posted on June 21st, 2012 by in Career Profile

Put the needle on the record. A Disc Jockey (DJ) comes in many forms; from the Radio Presenter style, to a Mobile DJ you’ll often see at weddings and corporate events, to a Club DJ, who may perform in bars, clubs, festivals or stadiums… which is a different ball game entirely.


Music Industry Career Profile: Booking Agent

Posted on May 24th, 2012 by in Career Profile

Image by Bearman2007 on Flickr (Creative Commons License) “Book ‘em, Danno…” A Booking Agent, or Talent Agent, is in charge of booking shows for an artist or roster of artists, often receiving between 10 and 15 percent of the fee as payment. This is different than the roles of an artist manager or an in-house […]


PRS for Music Foundation – what they do and how they can help you

Posted on April 25th, 2012 by in Advice & Tips

Ever wondered what PRS for Music Foundation do? If you work in the music industry then you really should know… just take a look at this video below.


Music Industry Career Profile: Promoter

Posted on April 19th, 2012 by in Career Profile

Image by merfam on Flickr (Creative Commons License) Ah, push it. The creative world of music needs someone to sell it. Be it bands, solo musicians or DJs, a Promoter is at the heart of taking the music to the masses.


Facebook Tips for Musicians

Posted on January 26th, 2012 by in Advice & Tips

You have the basics set up, now learn how to engage your fans and widen your reach with a Fan Page. The rather helpful people over at Rootmusic have spent some time researching Facebook usage by artists big, small, signed and independent, over the last two years. They recently took that data and posted a […]


Music Industry and Career Advice with Jafar

Posted on March 19th, 2011 by in Interviews

Music Jobs recently caught up with a new member of the website and music industry freelancer Alex Taniewski-Elliott (better known in music circles as Jafar) to discuss his career in music and help share some tips and pitfalls of the business. Alex, you seem to be completely entwined with the Music Industry in a number […]


Producer Sessions Live – 25th-26th September 2010

Posted on September 21st, 2010 by in Music Industry News

Producer Sessions Live is a brand new event from the makers of Computer Music and Future Music, and is your chance to get hands on with all of the latest gear, classic kit and the industry-standard software used by the pros. Running over two days at SAE audio engineering school in London, Producer Sessions Live […]


5 Youtube channels for Music Production and Performance tips

Posted on July 9th, 2010 by in Advice & Tips, Tech

I recently went through a bit of a lull in my music making, and so I decided to look to the internet to help me get more from the hardware and software that I have at my disposal. Here are some of the best video tips, tricks and tutorials I have come across. (Note: Some […]


New Music Jobs Profile and CV Features

Posted on April 13th, 2010 by in UK Music Jobs News, Using UK Music Jobs

We have added some fantastic new features to help you get the most out of Music Jobs Progress Bar Check out the progress bar within your profile. This tool shows how complete your profile CV is. To find ways to enhance your profile CV, simply click on the link below the progress bar: “How do […]


Lost My Dog present ‘Connect’ Event at Swag Records, London

Posted on October 27th, 2009 by in Advice & Tips, Music Industry News

Lost My Dog ‘Connect’ is an opportunity for budding DJs, producers and anybody with an interest in the dance music industry to meet and learn from some the UK finest underground House artists, alongside LMD label bosses and record shop staff. Lost My Dog has teamed up with legendary record store Swag Records, based in […]


Interview with John Webber: Freelance Engineer

Posted on September 11th, 2008 by in Advice & Tips, Interviews

John Webber was a freelance engineer in several studios throughout the UK before becoming resident engineer at Blue Pro Studios. He has established himself mastering, mixing and producing for a wide variety of indie, jazz, pop, rock and world music acts from unsigned prospects through to major label talent. Previous clients include Universal, SonyBMG & […]