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What is mastering and why is it important?

What is mastering? Mastering takes an audio mix and brings it to distribution quality. It’s the final step to balance your mix, unify sonic elements and optimize playback response for all file formats and devices. It typically consists of a series of subtle audio processes including stereo enhancement, compression, equalization… Read more

cover art album
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How to get good artist photos and cover art

A picture tells a thousand words. Or it just looks good. Either way, the tradition of including cover art with music releases is one that you should definitely try to follow! Well-conceived and executed cover art helps you to establish your unique brand as an artist, and convey subtle hints… Read more

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Make money with your music

“The fame and the money and all that stuff that comes along with it is all great, but that's not the sole purpose of why I make music.” (Macklemore) The vast majority of artists don’t start on their musical journey with the primary goal of making money and most don’t… Read more

Home recording studio
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Essentials for a home recording studio

Every day we're joined by newcomers to the BandLab fam. You might be a seasoned studio pro, a passionate home recording enthusiasts, or just someone trying to get to grips with a DAW. One thing that's certain, everyone's gotta start somewhere in their recording journey. If you're reading this and… Read more

Spotify Editorial Playlists
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Six best practices to get into a Spotify playlist in 2020

Spotify isn’t just a streaming service – it can be wielded as a marketing tool, too. As an artist, you can leverage the platform’s massive user base to grow your pool of listeners. And getting onto a Spotify playlist is one of the best ways to do so. To do… Read more

Get your music heard
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Six tips on how to get your music heard

There is no shortage of artists, producers, singer-songwriters, DJs and bands who want to get their music heard. And if you’re reading this, you're likely in a similar situation. You might be working on an EP, building a remixing career or looking for a new musical collaborator, but, no matter… Read more

Build A Brand As A Music Artist On BandLab
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How to brand yourself as a music artist

So you’ve put the finishing touches on your tracks, and now you want people beyond your friends and family to hear it. Well, the world first needs to know who you are. For that to happen, you’ll need to work on your artist brand. Think of this as your artistic… Read more

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New things you can do on BandLab

TL;DR: Global Player and Collections are now on all platforms. The iOS and Android Mix Editor just keep getting better + a new Feed, Library, Profile & Band page on web. Read about all the new things you can do on BandLab. Collections – You can create playlists anytime, anywhere… Read more