Yearly Archive: : 2012

Top 10 Posts of 2012

Thanks for reading, asking questions, coming to panels, tweeting, facebooking, and all the other things you did to support the site and make 2012 amazing (and a special thanks to our amazing team of writers: Lauren, Katie, Anna, and Nate!). It was our biggest ...

What Is a Performing Rights Organization?

A performing rights organization is an essentially for songwriters for both career development and ensuring you are paid when your song is performed. But what exactly does a performing rights organization do? How did they get their start? And what are your options when ...

Music Industry Careers for Shy People

There are certain people who speak a little more with the many people and what the job does not fit the person. What to Avoid There are few jobs in music that allow you to completely avoid talking to people, but there are some ...

How a FAB Sheet Can Help in an Interview

This is a guest post from Leah Beutler . Leah is a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater majoring in Spanish and Marketing. She’s interned with the radio affiliate ESPN/ESPN Deportes station in Wilwaukee and recently with the collegiate basketball team Madison Mallards. She ...

Internship Opportunity at Rock Ridge Music

Rock Ridge Music is an independent record label, artist management company and music marketing firm. Some of our current and previous clients include Sister Hazel, Reel Big Fish, Daughtry, Blackberry Smoke, Benjy Davis Project, Tony Lucca, Bernie Williams and Psychostick. Rock Ridge Music is ...

Internship Opportunity With 94.5 WPST

94.5 WPST is looking for fall interns to help in the Promotions and Productions departments at the station. WPST is a CHR station broadcasting throughout the Trenton, Philadelphia, and New Jersey areas. This geography puts the station in a unique position to reach a ...

Intern FAQ: Am I Too Young To Intern?

When should you start interning? The short answer is: immediately. The more time you spend interning, the more experience and contacts you will gain and the better off you will be. I know that that are a lot of doubts and problems that can ...

Understanding Radio Formats: Hot AC

Regardless of what zone of the music business you need to work in, whether as a maker, performer, or show promoter, there are a few fundamentals things it is useful to comprehend and one of those is radio. Of course, your activity may have ...

Taking Risks: Better Unsafe Than Sorry

How many times did your mother, aunt, grandmother, teacher, or someone else in your life tell you “better safe than sorry” when it came to doing risky, occaisonally stupid, things as a child? This may be a great motto when it comes to acting ...

Should You Turn Down a Job Offer?

In this economy, if a friend told you they were turning down a job offer you would probably say they are crazy, right? In fact, I’m pretty sure every source right now will tell you the same thing whether it be a blog, news ...