Tag: opportunities

  • 10 Facebook Groups Musicians Need to Join Right Now

    10 Facebook Groups Musicians Need to Join Right Now

    Networking is everything in music. Discover our favorite Facebook Groups, full of career opportunities, community, support, and advice just for musicians.

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  • Opening Band Etiquette

    Opening Band Etiquette

    I’m currently reading Meet Me in the Bathroom, an excellent oral history of the rock and roll resurgence in NYC at the turn of the century, written by Lizzy Goodman. Aside from the havoc that existed then, as the swan song of the “glory days of the music industry” was playing out and my own nostalgia…

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  • How to Make the Most of Your Time at SXSW

    How to Make the Most of Your Time at SXSW

    South by Southwest (SXSW) is one of the most exciting, chaotic times in the music industry. For emerging artists, it’s a time to connect with new fans, other bands, and industry professionals in an effort to widen your network and overall clout. It’s also a week filled with free alcohol, concerts, food, and more parties than…

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  • How to Avoid Burnout as a Musician

    How to Avoid Burnout as a Musician

    As I write this, I’m currently facing my own version of burnout. It’s Friday afternoon, and it’s been an especially long week of fielding emails, putting out fires, managing mini-crises, and trying to find time to actually build my business and look to the future. Did I mention also working in three miles of walking…

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  • Mainstage Starts Tomorrow: You Don’t Have to Learn Alone

    Mainstage Starts Tomorrow: You Don’t Have to Learn Alone

    We’re launching the next round of Mainstage courses on July 19, and we’d love to have you onboard! (Don’t worry, you can enroll up to one week after the start date.) Soundfly’s multi-week Mainstage courses include hands-on support from a Mainstage Mentor, an expert musician in the field who will do whatever it takes to help…

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  • Now Hiring: Full-Time Course Producer with Video Filming and Editing Experience

    Now Hiring: Full-Time Course Producer with Video Filming and Editing Experience

    We’re hiring! The Soundfly Team is seeking an experienced video creator to become the newest in-house Course Producer on our team. Even more specifically, we’re looking for a musician or music lover with a passion for communicating complex topics in simple, engaging, exciting new ways and experience making great videos. As a Course Producer, your role…

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  • Opportunities: CD Baby’s DIY Musician Conference Organizer on Building an Independent Music Career

    Opportunities: CD Baby’s DIY Musician Conference Organizer on Building an Independent Music Career

    CDBaby’s Second Annual DIY Musician Conference is coming up this September 30th-October 2nd in Chicago. Being a DIY musician myself, I was intrigued by an event that aspires to bring together independent musicians, songwriters, producers, labels, managers, and talent buyers to come for a weekend of talks, tutorials, gigs, photo sessions, jam sessions, and networking opportunities. It seems super exciting and inspiring, so I sat down with CDBaby’s Kevin…

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