Free Beats VS Free Downloads

Posted by antbeatz   on August 20, 2015
Free beats are usually a way for producers to showcase their talent and expose their work to more people who may have not have heard of them. It’s a promotional tactic in which both producers and artist benefit. Now they aren’t free in the sense that they are yours and youRead More

Buying Beats Online

Posted by antbeatz   on August 20, 2015
Most of the time when you buy beats online, your not really buying BEATS, but instead you are buying LICENSES to use those beats.   These licenses are agreements between artists and producers about how many copies can be sold, what can be done with the final recording, etc. SoRead More

Unsigned Artist Guide (2015)

Posted by antbeatz   on July 26, 2015
A lot of artist are confused nowadays as to which route they should take when approaching the music industry. The smartest and easiest way is to build a following, to allow your fans to find you. If your anything like me, you would like to make money from your music at theRead More

2015 Music Artist Strategy

Posted by antbeatz   on July 14, 2015
Due to the fact that so much is changing in the music industry, music artist should focus on their actual business model and approach to the industry. Music is still selling but isn’t selling like it used to due to online streaming, piracy, and inefficient business structures. Some people would ratherRead More

How Important Is Mastering

Posted by antbeatz   on June 9, 2015
Simply put, mastering is like icing on a cake. Who like’s cake without icing? Sure you can eat the cake by itself without the icing. They go hand and hand if you ask me. That’s how I look at mix and mastering. They both are important and needed when itRead More

Everybody Has A Fanbase

Posted by antbeatz   on June 5, 2015
Everybody has a fan base somewhere out there in the world. There are 7 billion people on earth, all you have to do is let them find you. The best way to connect with fans is to make good music. Focus on what your fans want and need. Connect withRead More

How To Make A Website

Posted by antbeatz   on June 1, 2015
A few people have been asking me how to make a website so they can completely go the independent route. I’m no genius at creating websites. I just know what I want and follow what works to get the best results. Here are a few step by step instructions on howRead More

Get Attention To Your Music

Posted by antbeatz   on May 31, 2015
Whether it’s getting more fans, getting a job, getting that girl you want, it’s all about getting their “attention”. Well, it starts with that. No one knows who you are unless they know you exist. Most people are in competition for attention and don’t even realize it. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc. areRead More
Most artist get the conception that they need thousands and thousands of fans in order to make a living off of their music. Wrong! Really you only need about 1000 true fans that support everything you do. I’m talking about dedicated fans who will buy every one of your albumsRead More

Own Your Relationships With Your Fans

Posted by antbeatz   on May 31, 2015
This post kinda goes hand and hand with one of my other post about don’t put your music on iTunes. Artists must understand how important it is to have their fans contact information. If someone bought your music before, they just might buy something else from you. Without their contactRead More