Going solo or as part of the team; it doesn’t matter whichever path you take, there is a high chance you will be collabing with a few outsiders along the way on your career.
Communication skills are the key when it comes to bringing the product (your music) to the highest level possible.
Most of us associate seeing the artist on the album cover design to the artist being “known” already. This comes from the fact that the idea of “recognizable” is often paired up with a photographical presentation. Yet this does not have to be the case in the first album of someone that the world doesn’t know yet. It might sound scary to start with a “you” on your first music release, but if that is the path you wish to take, remember that this was one of the most natural ways for anyone to start their journey.
Be that you are an aspiring musician working on releasing their first single, or an experienced recording artist, you will find yourself in moments in your life in which you must make a decision: working by yourself or teaming up with others.
The connection between you and your target audience grows stronger at special times of the year, and sometimes in special years. Important thing is to get ready ahead of time because time runs faster near the holidays. So when releasing seasonal music, independent artists must take a few things in mind.
Since the millennium, the number of stylistic differences began growing exponentially in the album design world. Because today’s independent musicians have the right to produce in all the subgenres without a boss telling “that’s the trend of five years ago, don’t do that.”
EsinYardimliAlvesPereira December 13, 20219 minutes
There are bands that when we look at their new album cover designs from far away we still get to recognize the musicians without even seeing the band logo. Then there are musicians that each album cover art of theirs look like it has been done by an entirely different army of production artists. Why do they do it the way they do it?
EsinYardimliAlvesPereira November 30, 202110 minutes
People need connection. Regularity creates connection. Hours spent looking at your content by one person is more valuable than how many people you reached for one millisecond. And for this reason, it is important to have a solid release formula.
EsinYardimliAlvesPereira August 16, 202113 minutes
We know too many musicians that have been there, asked that. Having active SoundCloud accounts, busy YouTube channels, sharing their music and musicianship positively shamelessly, sharing everything they got, while gulping with the idea of having an artist profile on Spotify, iTunes and other platforms. If you can relate yourself to them, this article is for you.
Audience need to recognize what music you are making in a millisecond. They are good at doing this because it is crucial for them. They go for the thing they can place in their orbit because although we are talking about music, we are talking about identity. And identity starts with first impression; often visual.
Once you start catching consciously the differences between Serif and Sans-Serif you begin to notice where you can find more of one font or the other. Their details convey different messages and help the reader to perceive better the written information, be that your band name, or your album title.
Covid-19 era musicians that reached these days already showed that there is strength in creative minds that can’t be pushed aside by the pandemic. But just like in any other frontier, the musicians needed to learn and adapt to the current circumstances...
EsinYardimliAlvesPereira January 26, 20219 minutes
All the hard work of a musician, if not presented well on media before its actual release, can disappear as fast as it appears. Which is why timelining a promotion strategy is a crucial part of being a succesful musician.
EsinYardimliAlvesPereira December 28, 202012 minutes