The Business of Music, Pt.2: Steps Towards Becoming a Successful Indie Artist

The Business of Music, Pt.2: Steps Towards Becoming a Successful Indie Artist

No matter what business you’re in, there is usually a formula for success. Although it isn’t always a linear line, there are always key metrics that generate victorious outcomes. This calculation has been especially tricky in the business of music, because the industry has evolved drastically, and in a myriad of ways over the past […]

Disctopia Launches New Dashboard Tailored to Needs of Independent Creatives

Disctopia today announces the launch of a brand new dashboard to help creators in the music industry effectively upload podcasts and music, and sell merchandise in one cohesive location. This new dashboard will perform deep reporting and analytics for musicians and podcasters, all while making their creative content easily accessible through a streamlined user interface. […]

How Many Famous Singers Actually Write Their Own Songs in the Pop World?

At Disctopia, we are passionate about nurturing raw talent and giving a voice to songwriters and creatives. Most of our grassroots artists are involved in their music from the ground up and are more often than not the sole songwriters in their work. Is this also true for artists in mainstream pop culture? How many […]

5 Faux Pas To Avoid as an Independent Artist in a Live Performance

Even when you are in the best of situations, live performances can be demanding of even experienced artists. As an independent artist in a live performance, expect to be under a lot of stress. One of the most important skills you’ll need as an indie artist is putting on a good show. In this age […]

Why We Love Independent Artists (And You Should, Too!)

Why We Love Independent Artists

By the time you’ll be reading this, it’ll be a few days after Valentines’ day. That does not mean you cannot show, express, and confess your love to those you care about. Here at Disctopia, all of our love goes to independent artists. If you are wondering why we love independent artists, we’ll show you […]

TikTok – A Game Changer For 2021

The changes of 2020 have distinctly changed how artists can reach new listeners. While live venues are closed throughout the world, there has been no shortage of new music to enjoy. The emergence of TikTok has become a game changer for new artists. With access to over 500 million monthly users in 150+ countries around […]

Top 5 Podcasts For Independent Musicians

The top podcasts to listen to in 2021 for a new or growing independent musician…. Indie Music Plus – find the best services and creative solutions for your independent music journey! Independent Music Podcast – let’s check out the top ten newest songs in the world, regardless of style, genre, or country or origin! European […]

Independent Artists: Stats, Facts, and Data You’ll Ever Need to Know

Independent artists facts

We will assume you are a noob as far as independent artists and independent music are concerned. In case you come across indie music or indie artists in this piece, know we are referring to independent music and independent artists, respectively. In this piece, we’ll focus on Independent artists’ statistics and facts. All that you […]

15 Things You Should Know About Independent Artists

Independent Artists

Indie music isn’t new; what is new is the relevance and attention it has gained in recent times. It has become a significant music category with significant artists who have gained fame. That’s not to ignore the thousands of indie artists that are unknown, unsigned and without any guarantee of success. There’s quite a lot […]