Independent Artists: 6 Thing You’re Forgetting to Do

The music industry can be fun but not as romantic as social media paints it. It will take a couple of rising and falling to master the inner workings of the music industry. We want to spare you the painful lessons other successful indie artists had to go through. Let’s get it straight; it’s pretty […]

How To Get More Viewers During a Music Livestream

How to get more viewers for music livestream

Artists are embracing music live streaming as it’s an easy way to connect and engage with an audience. Don’t be pumped up about it yet; think about getting the right audience viewing you perform live. It’s not worth it to have rehearsed for hours, set up your gear, and go live, with no one or […]

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 […]

Why Indie Artists Need to Start Thinking Like Entrepreneurs

Why Struggling Indie Artists Need to Think Like Entrepreneurs

As an indie artist, you always think that the best course of action is to focus on making good music. You are not wrong, but to detach yourself from being tagged “upcoming, budding, or struggling musician, there’s a need for a change of mindset. Truly, you always hear the big names talking about how they’ve […]

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 […]

Why Being an Independent Artist is Better than Signing to a Label

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Artists nowadays have a ton of options when it comes to how they approach music. In fact, bedroom pop has become an entirely new movement and music genre which has to lead to more and more artists taking the DIY route when it comes to making music. But the changes don’t end here, as artists […]

Where Will Independent Music Be 5 Years From Now?

It may be relatively slow, but indie artists are steadily taking the music industry by storm. There is a rise in the consumption of independent music to the chagrin of major record labels. All thanks to Spotify, Apple Music, Pandora, and the ease with which indie artist can distribute their works on these platforms. At […]