Musicians

Marketing

Surprise: Beyoncé Drops New Album With No Warning Whatsoever

The stealth release of the singer's fifth album came as a shock, but could signal a change in the future of music promotion.
Technology

Spotify to Musicians: Don't Hate On Us

The streaming music service is determined to convince artists, both big and small, that streaming can be a real money maker.
Technology

Mind Control Technology, Elon Musk's James Bond Submarine and a Real-Life Bionic Man

A roundup of the 10 most interesting new technologies that make us scratch our heads and say, 'What the heck?'
Technology

This Tiny Gadget Can Turn Virtually Anything Into a Musical Instrument

The Ototo is a pocket-sized circuit board that can make pots and pans, a chocolate bar or even a plant play music. Yes, really.
Growth Strategies

Looking for Inspiration? Channel Your Inner Bob Dylan

A former songwriter teaches business professionals how to make creative breakthroughs.
Technology

This 'Instrument' Lets You Rock Out With Your iPhone

Artiphon's Instrument 1 is like an entire orchestra all in one smartphone-powered gadget.
Technology

The Startup Success Story Behind the Band of the Day App

The Band of the Day daily music-discovery magazine app lets musicians be seen and heard.
Starting a Business

Big Cartel: An Etsy-Style Marketplace for Bands and Artists

Big Cartel offers bands, fashion designers, poster printers and other talents an online platform to market their merchandise.
Starting a Business

Moving Beyond Musical Success

From burning CDs to avoiding burnout, these musical entrepreneurs have found new ways to make a profit.