Industry News

This industry moves faster than any one person can keep up with. Fortunately we have a team compiling all of the events for you in one easy to find spot here in the Industry News category of the Ledger Note Blog. Let us know if we miss anything or if you have something big to share.

Start a Record Label with Ease: Record Label in a Box

Thursday - Nov 17, 2016 Industry News

Setting up and running a record label is a dream venture for many budding music entrepreneurs. Any of us who've had experience with the major label industry knows things are not always what they seem.  From being locked into crazy contracts, ripped off, and being censored "guided" on how to express our art, it tends […]

Top 10 Richest Musicians in the World

Friday - Feb 12, 2016 Industry News

With the past year having wrapped up, it's always fun to see if the list of top 10 most wealthy musicians has changed or completely shifted. This is an interesting concept, because it proves two things to upcoming and ambitious musicians: It is possible to build immense amounts of money as a music artist! It […]

DMG Audio Releases 'Limitless' - Mastering Limiter

Wednesday - Jan 27, 2016 Industry News

There's a lot of fear mongering out there. Sure, build your own studio and acoustic treatment.  Sure, track your own recordings.  Sure, mix them yourself.  But don't you dare try to master your songs!  You'll ruin them.  Only professionals can do this right. Sure... I agree to an extent, except I'd say that while professionals […]

Guitar Center G-Money's Its Employees - Sign It or "Quit"

Tuesday - Jan 19, 2016 Industry News

Guitar Center is at it again.  We're all familiar with the corporate screw job in the music industry, but it extends beyond recordings.  Guitar Center's upper echelon is known for its dickhead practices, and this week only took it to the next level. There's the level of record executives making millions off of their cookie […]

David Bowie Leaves Us at Age 69

Monday - Jan 11, 2016 Industry News

David Bowie has passed, shedding his mortal coil at the ripe age of 69, having lived a fruitful life. It's hard to say much more than "What a Boss!" when it comes to David Bowie's life Best remembered by fans of music for his classic songs such as Space Oddity, Let's Dance, Changes, and countless […]

Ever Wanted to Watch Kurt Russell Smash an Antique Martin Guitar?

Saturday - Jan 2, 2016 Industry News

For the music industry and especially guitar enthusiasts, Christmas 2015 was a smash hit. Twas on that fateful day that many of us witnessed the destruction of antique Martin guitar pulled straight out of their museum.  The catch was that none of us would realize what we saw until the Martin Guitar Museum's director Dick Boak […]