Browsing Archives of Author »Wendy Day«

What Is A Hit? Reposted from Bob Lefsetz

November 5, 2018

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A hit is something you can’t get out of your head, that you have to play again and again. In the old days it meant twisting the radio dial till you could hear it, or running to the record store to buy it, now it involves going online to stream it. A hit may or […]

The Post Hit Era (Reposted From Bob Lefsetz)

November 3, 2018

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You’re now a musician. Ignore the hit parade. Spotify Top 50 is a miniscule cult. Yours might be even tinier but own it. If you believe you’re on the road to stardom, get out of the car right now, because that’s not how we play it these days. You can set yourself on fire and […]

Pandora Data Unlocked. By Dan Wissinger

September 29, 2018

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Dan Wissinger Sep 27 Next Big Sound Brings Pandora Data to Light Have you ever wondered how an artist’s content has been performing on Pandora but couldn’t find the data you were looking for? Up until recently, Pandora data was only visible to an artist and their manager and label. In an industry where stream […]

Dropping A New Song. By Wendy Day

September 24, 2018

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I am asked all the time why some of my projects do better than artists with more experience, or more talent, or more money invested. I’m not sure why, but here’s what we do for every release whether it’s a song, video, or whole project. Of course the things we choose to do change depending […]

Touring VS Labels By, Bob Lefsetz

August 16, 2018

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The script has flipped, record companies no longer drive the business, they get all the press, but the question is not how many streams you have, but how many tickets you’re worth, then the industry knows if you have real fans. Better to play to the local promoter than the A&R guy. And if you […]

2018 Rules. By Bob Lefsetz

August 15, 2018

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There are no rules, the infrastructure’s been built, now is the time to follow your vision, don’t listen to naysayers, don’t listen to me, you will break through with your art if you are an artist, most people are not, they just want attention, they just want to be rich and famous, but if you […]

Happy Mother’s Day, Mom!! By Wendy Day

May 13, 2018

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Born in 1930, my Mom grew up an only child to a Widow, therefore she was a latchkey kid in the 1940s when it was almost unheard of to be raised in a single parent household. My Grandmother was an entrepreneur—she owned a retail store so my Mom was home alone daily until about 9pm […]