Release Diary: Kohla’s Debut Album “Romance”

Release Diary: Kohla’s Debut Album “Romance” Photo by Rhianonne Stone (@rhianonnestone) Planning Ahead for Success In 2023, I released my debut album, “Romance” — a cinematic neo-soul record with themes of romantic love, inner healing, and treating women with kindness and respect. For my campaign, I released four singles (one every eight weeks) through CD Baby leading up to the […]

On the Road to Well-Being: Mental and Physical Health Hacks for Touring Musicians

On the Road to Well-Being: Mental and Physical Health Hacks for Touring Musicians For most DIY Musicians, embarking on a tour is an exhilarating adventure, but let’s face it— it comes with its own set of challenges.  The tight confines of tour vans, unpredictable schedules (or sometimes no set schedule at all), questionable food choices, the pangs of loneliness coupled […]

The Top 10 DIY Musician Articles of 2023

The Top 10 DIY Musician Articles of 2023 Your Guide to the Unmissable DIY Musician Highlights in 2023 As 2023 draws to a close (how did we get here already?!) we take a gander back at this year with hazy “what just happened” goggles recollecting the moments that stood out to us as artists, and as the loyal members of […]

Unlock Creative Connections with TIDAL Collabs

Unlock Creative Connections with TIDAL Collabs On the heels of the launch of TIDAL Artist Home, TIDAL’s artist dashboard, we’re excited to introduce you to TIDAL Collabs – a fantastic, free product that’s about to revolutionize the way you connect with fellow artists, expand your audience, and ignite your creativity. In the fast-paced world of independent music, collaborations are the […]

Get Ready to Shine: Spotify’s 2023 Wrapped Is Around the Corner!

Get Ready to Shine: Spotify’s 2023 Wrapped Is Around the Corner! The official Spotify for Artists blog has recently announced essential dates for its annual Wrapped event, and it’s time to get excited! This yearly occasion witnesses millions of music enthusiasts from around the globe sharing the songs that defined their year and forming connections with the artists who provided […]

Latin GRAMMYs 2023: 8 CD Baby Artists Shine with Nominations Across 7 Categories

Latin GRAMMYs 2023: 8 CD Baby Artists Shine with Nominations Across 7 Categories The complete list of the 2023 Latin GRAMMY’s nominees was unveiled on September 19th. On Thursday, Nov. 16, 2023, the Latin GRAMMYs will make history by hosting their first-ever international show at the Conference and Exhibition Centre (FIBES) in Sevilla, Spain. A hearty congratulations to every Latin […]

Unlocking the Brazilian Music Market: A Guide for Indie Artists

Unlocking the Brazilian Music Market: A Guide for Indie Artists If you’re an independent artist looking to expand your reach and tap into a vibrant music scene, Brazil should be at the top of your list. This culturally rich country boasts fascinating statistics that make it a goldmine for musicians seeking new horizons. We prepared this guide on how unlock the […]

Lee Wilson’s Genre-Defying Success

Lee Wilson’s Genre-Defying Success Independent musician Lee Wilson found sudden and unexpected audience-growth when he experimented with different sounds, genres, and collaborators. Years of R&B grind transformed in a moment to EDM success. What exactly WAS that moment, how did it feel, and how did he get there? That’s the topic of this segment of “The Spark,” an ongoing series […]

Musicians – Don’t be THIS person

Musicians – Don’t be THIS person As musicians, sometimes we can all get a little off-key with our etiquette. In Episode #341 of the DIY Musician Podcast, Chris and Cristina discuss some of the most outrageous and cringe-worthy behaviors they’ve ever encountered in the music biz, and a few embarrassing moments of their own. From sympathy seekers to entitled divas […]