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Stolen Music Gear = Tax Relief

Only 7 minutes after you emerged from the backdoor of the club, the glass of your rear window is shattered on the pavement, glistening like a disco ball in the sun. The criminals have stolen your guitar, drums, keyboard, laptop, and gear. Music is your livelihood and your instruments have been stolen. Or maybe your […]

Insurance for music businesses

7 types of insurance for music businesses

  Insurance is meant to protect you and your music business from financial ruin should something happen. Getting insurance coverage doesn’t mean you’re paranoid or wishing things upon yourself, it’s being smart. There are 7 types of insurance every music creator should have, if possible. I’ll let you know why you should have each type, […]

Indie Music Christmas Playlist 2014

You should enjoy the holidays. To help you out we’ve put together some songs from indie artists to keep you rockin’ this Christmas. Enjoy! This playlist includes music from: Aaron Hardin Chelsey Green & The Green Project Nita Whitaker Christine Westhoff Richard Tyler Epperson J.D. Shelburne Don’t forget to buy their stuff so you can […]

15 ways you destroyed your tax return by filing youself

  Doing your taxes by yourself as an indie artist may seem like a great way to save money by not working with a music accountant. However, here are 15 ways we’ve seen independent musicians ruin their tax return after doing it themselves. These tax time screw ups cost real money, in dollars. #1|| 1099-Misc […]

The REAL Cost of Recording an Album

Music production comes at a hefty cost for recording artists. RZA from Wu-Tang Clan chimed about the costs of recording an album during Wu-Tang Clan interview with Bloomberg on November 25, 2014 by saying: “If there’s a cost, then you’re trying to recoup your costs and you’re trying to make a profit on your costs. […]