#359: Put Your Fanbase Growth on Autopilot with Megh Vakharia – Symphony OS

#359: Put Your Fanbase Growth on Autopilot with Megh Vakharia – Symphony OS Cristina Cano is an internationally touring songwriter, producer, and performer under the alias Siren and the Sea. She is also an experienced music industry professional with a passion for helping independent musicians create success pathways for their craft. She is always aiming to support the evolution of […]

Grow Your Fanbase with SymphonyOS!

Grow Your Fanbase with SymphonyOS! In the ever-changing world of music promotion, SymphonyOS is a game-changer for independent musicians. In this recent episode of the DIY Musician Podcast, Cristina sits down with Megh Vakharia, co-founder and CEO of SymphonyOS, to talk through the ins and outs of this exciting tool. Megh offers insights about the platform, including how it’s tailored […]

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 […]

#356: Exploring Short Form Video Trends in 2024

#356: Exploring Short Form Video Trends in 2024 Cristina Cano is an internationally touring songwriter, producer, and performer under the alias Siren and the Sea. She is also an experienced music industry professional with a passion for helping independent musicians create success pathways for their craft. She is always aiming to support the evolution of the industry from the inside, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Promote Your Music with Amazon AMP

Promote Your Music with Amazon AMP One of the most meaningful ways to connect with fans is to talk to them. [Wow, Captain Obvious; great insight!] But I mean it literally: TALK to them. Not like you’re shooting a viral video, but rather taking part in a patient conversation. Your closest fans will appreciate the chance to interact with you […]

A Musician’s Guide to Threads

A Musician’s Guide to Threads By now you may have heard about Meta’s “Threads” taking over the social media micro-blogging space where Twitter once ruled king. In Episode #343 of the DIY Musician Podcast, we chat with Rachel Bearinger, independent musiciand and social media strategist for CD Baby, about: What sets Threads apart What it means for DIY musicians And […]