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Should You Approach Your Music as a Business?

DJ set in a club setting.

The music industry has changed an unprecedented degree in the last several decades. With the explosion of the internet, social media, streaming and visual content, making music and earning a living doing so is now more business-focused than ever.

Should musicians approach their craft with a more corporate mentality? We’ve considered and explored the reasons why musicians need to think more like businesses.

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How to Maximise Profit from Your Gigs

From the stomping sounds of the loud speakers to the pulsing energy of a packed-out crowd, there’s nothing quite like a live concert.

You’ve got the venue booked, your equipment’s ready, everything’s set to go.

But how do you make sure of a packed out crowd? If you’re a small band looking to gain extra revenue from your shows, there are a handful of tricks to help maximise profits from your gigs.

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The Best Music Streaming Sites to Promote Your Tracks

The best music streaming sites to promote your tracks

Remember the days of vinyl collections and CD racks that stacked up to the ceiling?

While physical music becomes more and more outdated, streaming has quickly risen to become the dominant form of music consumption. With more accessibility than ever before, it can be difficult to know where to start when getting your music heard.

Here are some tips, tricks and general run-downs of the best music streaming sites to promote your tracks.

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Win 10 Free Videos with Rotor!

win 10 free videos with Rotor

UPDATE: This competition has now closed.

Christmas has come early here at Rotor! We’re giving one lucky winner the chance to win 10 free videos with our competition.

Same high quality videos, no charge! Fancy winning? Here’s what to do.. Read ➞

The Best Up and Coming Hip Hop Artists

up and coming hip hop artist

There’s a whole host of reasons to be excited about the future of hip-hop. With an ever-increasing variation in sounds, styles and delivery, the landscape of urban contemporary music is constantly changing.More up and coming artists are channelling their creative talents into the hip-hop genre than ever before, but we’ve managed to narrow them down to a select few.Here’s our picks for some of the best up and coming hip-hop artists that you need to be listening to. 

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