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  • Ed Sheeran’s “Rolling Stone” Cover Shoot

    For the new Rolling Stone cover story, we partied all night with Ed Sheeran, and discussed Taylor Swift, true love and more with the pop superstar....
  • Are Record Labels Evil?

    Are Record Labels Evil? By Anonymous Artists nowadays don’t know how lucky they are when they are offered a $100,000 advance and a 20/80 split, 360-degree record deal by a major record label. But more often than not, they and their entourage of lawyers and managers bitch and moan...
  • I hate A&R’s – Confessions of a Music Publisher

    I hate A&R’s – Confessions of a Music Publisher By Anonymous I hate A&R’s. Many have a f***** god complex. They are f***** rude. They are just plain a******. But let me take a step back, and qualify my comments a little bit. See, I’m a music publisher. I’m a...
  • Pitching song demos to A&R’s

    How good do your song demos have to be before you can pitch them to A&R’s? By David Goldstein. If your song demos sound like demos, don’t pitch them to A&R’s. Seriously, if you’re not investing serious time and money into producing world-class, master-quality recordings of your songs, quit...
  • Are you really a record producer?

    Are you really a record producer? Hear songwriter and record producer Rico Love (Beyonce, Usher, Nelly) give us an earful on what it means to be a real record producer. Just producing an instrumental backing track is not enough. You have to guide the whole process from start to...