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We have been getting a lot of inquiries from musicians from all over the world that want to work for us. StudioPros only hires session musicians with major label credits. If you think you have what it takes to join our team, contact us here.  

Get Your Songs on iTunes

How do I get my music released on iTunes? When you’ve finish recording your songs, the next step is to digitally release your material. If you want to get your music live on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify and many other stores, we highly recommend: TuneCore. Sell your music online with TuneCore TuneCore is the largest distributor of digital music with one of the highest revenue-generating music catalogs in the world. In the past two years, TuneCore Artists have sold over 400… [Read More]

How to Get 100,000 Fans

Your fans are your lifeblood as an artist. They’re the gateway from musical obscurity into nationwide success. And when it comes to fans, there’s no such thing as too many. You want tons. You want thousands. You want millions. You know it’s doable, but how can you make it happen? First, let’s get the obvious things out of the way. You’ve written great songs. You have a well-rehearsed and awesome live show that people want to keep coming back to…. [Read More]

How to Keep Your Fans Begging for New Music

How do you keep your fans coming back for new music? Do you give them a constant stream of new songs to download? Do you release a killer album once in a long while and make them wait and anticipate your next full-length release? In a recent post, I talked about a survey from Tunecore that asked musicians what kind of gigs they prefer. In a different survey, they asked how musicians should release their music. The results were pretty… [Read More]

Music Career Tips: Making a Living While Making Music

Do you make money from music? Does anyone you know have a self-sustaining music career? When I interview artists to feature on the Studio Pros blog, that seems to be the ultimate goal of most of them: turning their passion for music into a sustainable, full-time career. So what exactly is the right way to go about reaching that goal? You could sell millions of CDs, but that’s pretty tough for unsigned musicians. You could go on tour nonstop and… [Read More]

Touring Tips: Choosing the Right Gigs

Have you ever noticed that gig opportunities can quickly go from exciting to confusing? When you first start playing shows, just about any gig sounds like a good one. – Playing a 15 minute open mic night at the local coffeshop. – Performing one song at a local talent show. – Jamming at a friend’s birthday party for free. Anything is good, because it gives you some performance experience and gets your music in front of people who can provide… [Read More]

Use Studio Pros No Matter What Language You Speak

We love working with artists from across the globe. Although many of our customers live in America, we are always recording music projects for people in Europe, Asia, South America—just about anywhere besides Antarctica, really. We also regularly work with musicians who don’t speak English as their first language. Take Andrea Iorio, for example. He speaks some English, but we recorded several of his songs in his native language of Italian. (If you check out the link to his feature… [Read More]

Touring Tips: Should I Rent a Van?

Hitting the road is a lot of fun, but the expenses can add up. Being away from your day job, high gas prices and constantly eating out are just a few of the things that might make touring seem like a financial strain—especially if you’re not guaranteed to make money at every gig. So you may be wondering if it’s at all cost effective to rent a van to transport you and your gear. I run into this situation all… [Read More]

Recording Your Demo: Don’t Forget the Art!

You’ve spent so much time focusing on making music, you may not have even considered an important part of your CD or demo: album art. But even though most people download MP3s and your CD art tends to be relegated to a tiny square in the bottom corner of iTunes, it’s actually a more important aspect of your demo than you may think. Setting the Tone Like it or not, your CD cover sets the tone for the whole experience… [Read More]

Music Licensing Tips: Performance Rights Organizations

You may have heard of companies such as ASCAP and BMI. These are called Performance Rights Organizations (PROs) and they exist to help you as an artist get paid whenever you get film placements, TV placements, and other music licensing opportunities. If a cell phone company uses a musician’s song in one of their commercials, for example, that songwriter will get paid through whichever PRO he is a member of. Different Performance Rights Organizations There are several PROs in the… [Read More]