Articles in Category: Music

 


Fractured Atlas - Resources for Artists

Fractured Atlas is an artist service organization whose mission is to serve and advocate for artists of all disciplines. The group offers many services for professional artists, but their programs involve:

  • Fundraising - fiscal sponsorship program
  • Insurance - for people, art, and events
  • Space - finding space for creative events
  • Web software - free web module to track patrons and ticket sales

The group also has an artist resource site with lots of great info called Fractured U.

Business & Entrepreneur Resources at Lynda.com

Lynda.com is a business resource website by LinkedIN. The site offers memberships for as little as $19.00 per month that will give you access to thousands of video tutorials on a vast aray of business and entrepreneurship topics including some specific to arts related fields such as:

  • Video production
  • Design (modeling and prototypes)
  • Photography
  • Marketing
  • Music Business
  • Copyright and other legal matters
  • Technology
  • Web design

ACI TIP: The resources for musicians are especially plentiful. Non-musicians could sign up for the free trail to see if there are enough business-related resources to make it valuable to them. 

Social Media for Musicians

Kyle Williams hosts an interview-based web show in which he talks to thousands of musicians and marketing professionals to share best practices and tips for building your fan base. Kyle believes that every musician can make a living making their music.

Get introduced to Kyle here in his video "5 Effective Ways for Musicians to use Social Media to Build Super Fans". From there, sign up to recieve his e-news and watch more helpful videos at www.SeedsofMusic.net 

Using Copyrighted Music in Your Video

Ron Dawson is a filmmaker and photographer. He has created Dare Dreamer Magazine, a blog about the art and business side of filmmaking and photography. The in-depth blog contains how to videos and thoughtful blog entries about various topics related to the commercial film and photography industry. One blog entry that covers the topic of how to legally use copyrighted music in your video production could be most helpful for our artist viewers.

See the full blog entry here.

Recording Studios in Indianapolis

Having a high quality recording of your music is critical to getting grants and gigs! Whether you have several albums under your belt or are an emerging musician ready to make a demo, you'll find the list of Indianapolis - based recording studios a great resource for your next project.

Nearly every studio has a musical style they do best so it is imperative that the musician do their homework to find the studio that is best suited to them and their work.  

The Pop Machine Recording Studios 
www.thepopmachine.com/

Aire Born Group | Recording Studios Greater Indianapolis
www.aireborn.com/

Music Garage 
mymusicgarage.com/

The Lodge Recording Studios 
www.thelodgestudios.com/

Azmyth Recording Studios
www.azmythrecording.com

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This directory is made possible in part by funding from the Willard & Anne Levin Foundation and the Indiana Arts Commission.

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