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Will LANDR change the game in audio mastering?

The short answer to this would be “maybe”. Mastering is, and has always been, a key step (probably the most important one actually) in the music production chain. What is mastering? According to Wikipedia, mastering is “the process of preparing and transferring recorded audio from a source containing the final mix to a data storage […]

Music2Deal: The Community for the Music Industry

If you are looking for an ultimate networking resource for the music industry, Music2Deal has a wide variety of options to promote your brand and business to the right audience. With 10,000+ music professionals around the world, Music2Deal continues to expand consistently and has 25 country partners including USA, UK, Australia, Malaysia, Canada, Hong Kong, South Africa, etc. The Music2Deal blog – http://music2dealblog.com/ provides interesting stories […]

Do you like Indie rock? Support Bee Tricks!

We are very excited to launch our very first crowd-funding campaign for Bee Tricks, one of our artists! If you like indie/garage rock, please check out their page on KissKissBankBank or use the below widget to pledge and get a cool reward: About Bee Tricks: Multiples courses from well-seasoned artists led to easy jam sessions but […]

The Planetary Jam

The Planetary Jam JTV Digtal Josh Urban invites his fellow humans along on tour, fellow musicians to collaborate, and the world to a music video shoot.  A Planetary Jam Session The idea:  Music builds common ground even among the most different of peoples.  So, let’s get the whole world jamming! The strategy:  Part 1. Make a music […]

Ashley Raines releasing new single “Trick Of The Trade”

American singer-songwriter Ashley Raines releases “Trick Of The Trade“, new single taken from the “Blush” EP. “Ashley Raines returns with the Blush EP that is every bit as dark and brooding as his last release, One Trick Mule. Raines summons the honest and unfiltered voice inside us all by pulling no punches and being as […]

Jane Badler releasing new single “Losing You”

Jane Badler is releasing her new single titled “Losing You”. The single will be released as pre-order on 7th July by MeJane Records via JTV Digital “Losing You” is a dark 80s, cabaret-style, synth-pop release reminiscent of Hazel O’Connor or Toyah in their heyday. It’s expectedly quirky from a lady who spent much of her […]

Wiyaala’s Rock My Body Targets European Summer Club Scene

Originally released in Ghana in 2013, Wiyaala’s Rock My Body is now to be released on JTV Digital’s worldwide distribution platform on the Djimba World Records label and is targeting the summer club scene in Europe. Rock My Body, which features popular Ghanaian dancehall artist Jupitar, is an adaption of the 1960’s Soul Sisters “Wreck […]

Ashley Raines Signs With JTV Music Publishing

We are delighted to announce the signing of the new “Blush” EP with JTV Music Publishing (JTV Digital).  The single ‘Trick Of The Trade’ will be released on July 7, 2014. Available for download on iTunes and other digital stores. Check out the new music video for ‘Trick Of The Trade’ HERE: Official website: http://www.ashleyrainesmusic.com/   About JTV Digital:JTV […]

JTV Digital artists Wiyaala and Efya featured on BBC Global Beats

Seven up-and-coming Ghanaian musicians, including Efya and Wiyaala, perform songs especially for the BBC and talk about what inspires them in Ghana and beyond. This is a great achievement for JTV Digital artists Efya, ‘queen of Afro pop’, and Wiyaala, ‘the young lioness of Africa’! The programme is presented by Rita Ray, respected London DJ […]

Jane Badler’s showcase at Le Réservoir was a success

Jane Badler‘s showcase organized at Le Réservoir in Paris by DBTH, JTV Digital and Jane’s manager Mick Rossi was a real success. Great singer, great band and great performance! There was even a short appearance of the boys from Duo Raw who electrified the audience. Wonderful players on stage with Jane: Jeff Bova (Keyboards, Beats), Greg Bone (Guitar), Lily […]

Efya nominated at MTV Africa Music Awards

JTV Digital artist Efya has been nominated at MTV Africa Music Awards in the ‘Best Female’ category. Check it out and vote for her now! The MTV Africa Music Awards KwaZulu-Natal supported by Absolut (also known as the MAMAs) were established in 2008 by MTV Networks Africa (now Viacom International Media Networks Africa) to celebrate the […]

“The Young Lioness of Africa” Releases World Cup Anthem

Wiyaala has recorded a song which she hopes will help boost support among football crazy Ghanaian’s for the Black Stars 2014 World Cup campaign. “Go Go Black Stars..GOAL!” was released by JTV Digital on the Djimba World Label on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, Deezer and other international digital platforms on Friday 18th April. Wiyaala recorded “Go […]

How To Sell Music Online

Have you ever wondered how to sell music online? With CD album sales constantly declining it’s not a question anymore whether or not artists shall sell their music online. It has become a matter of survival in what is often referred as the “new music industry”. The promise of digital distribution is to cut the middleman […]

Getting noticed (and making money) with cover songs

You all know or have heard about these artists getting noticed after releasing a cover song. However there is a common belief that the commercial exploitation of a cover song requires complicated authorizations, that it is a difficult process to achieve for an independent artist…etc. It’s not, and we’ll explain you how to proceed. First, […]

Efya Nominated In Several Categories For World Music Awards

We are pleased to announce that Efya, award winning Afro Neo-Soul singer from Ghana, has been nominated in several categories for the 2014 World Music Awards. Efya has received five nominations and is confident she has what it takes to win the awards. The five categories are: “World’s Best Female Artist” “World’s Best Video” “World’s Best […]

How To Sell Music on iTunes

Distribute your music on iTunes (and Apple Music) JTV Digital gives you the solution to sell your music worldwide and collect revenue. With more than 800 million users, iTunes is the leading online digital music retailer where users can download and pre-listen to music and video from their computers or other devices such as iPhones, iPads or iPods. Where […]

Submit your music to Pandora for FREE

Pandora, the world’s biggest internet radio, with 76.2 million active listeners, is opening their submission process to allow anyone to submit music for consideration. Just go to http://submit.pandora.com, enter in the information and submit your music to pandora. If you’re based in a country that does not offer Pandora yet (only available in U.S., Australia and New […]

Get your Spotify profile verified

Information available on www.spotifyartists.com If you’re an artist, getting verified on Spotify is simple. Just follow these steps: 1.  Set up a Spotify profile You’ll need a normal Spotify profile to get started. If you don’t already have a profile for the artist, you can create a free one by signing up with an email address […]

Why Your Music MUST Be On YouTube

YouTube gets 3 times more traffic than iTunes In the US, YouTube traffic is (roughly) 3 times higher than iTunes’. If there is one good reason to get your songs on YouTube, it has to be this one. With 1 billion users worldwide, this is a unique opportunity not only to showcase your songs but also […]

How Much Do Musicians Really Benefit from Digital Music Streaming Services? [Infographic]

Music streaming officially began in the 1990’s and back then, the entire concept was foreign and very far-removed from what most people understood. Music streaming officially began in the 1990’s and back then, the entire concept was foreign and very far-removed from what most people understood. Up until that point, fans purchased albums – a […]

Which holiday / Christmas songs are in the Public Domain?

It’s Christmas time already! Are you planning to cover and release Christmas songs to boost your sales up? Below is the list of popular Christmas songs that are currently in the Public Domain: Angels We Have Heard On High Auld Lang Syne Away In A Manger Coventry Carol Deck The Halls For Unto Us Go […]

Singer/songwriter DeDe Is Releasing Very Unique Christmas Album Titled “World Of Christmas”

Houston area singer/songwriter DeDe, is releasing a very unique Christmas CD, called “World of Christmas” on Nov. 5, 2013! This breakthrough CD will feature songs with an international flair: traditional Christmas favorites like “Silent Night” and “Deck the Halls”, as well as some new “re-mixed” songs and original songs composed by DeDe. Visit www.DeDe-Music.com to […]

Music Gateway: the music professional’s dream network

There are several business platforms emerging daily and promising to create better network and job opportunities for musicians and music professionals but, ‘Music Gateway’ distinctly stands apart from the rest of them. The common challenges of slow progress, lack of work opportunities and lack of contacts are issues that ‘Music Gateway’ hopes to bring positive solutions […]

Another Amazing African Album Distributed by JTV Digital

Brand and Music Ambassador, international selling musical artiste and an epitome of a true African. P-Hypha is a selfless inspirer not just to his growing global fan base but to artists and industry heads around the world. This tireless worker is committed to helping people from all over the globe achieve their dreams by sacrificing […]

JustGo Music connects music artists and fans

JustGo Music connects music artists and fans We recently discovered a new tool/service offered by JustGo Music where artists can connect to their fans and reach a wider audience. The service offers 3 plans, including the free one that we have tested. We were literally stunned by the features included! From your artist dashboard, you can deliver […]

New store available: Shazam

JTV Digital has promised a continuous growth of digital store channels and discovery music services to clients and continues to deliver on that promise. Latest on our list of channels is “Shazam”- a mobile application that boasts over 350 million users and has enjoyed phenomenal user response with millions of downloads since their launch. Take […]

Artists, this is how the money flows…

The excellent Future of Music Coalition website just released a series of Infographics showing the various ways songwriters, musicians and publishers get compensated when their music is played or downloaded on digital services, radio, streaming sites…etc. Below is the one relating to digital sales, this is how the money flows…           […]

US Artists: Get 10% off when registering to Songtrust

Introducing Songtrust, a Billboard Magazine Top Music Start-Up, publishing royalty collection and administration online . Launched by Downtown Music Publishing in 2011, Songtrust provides efficient and accountable royalty collection service in over 50 major music markets worldwide. Songtrust collects domestic and international royalties from: radio airplay, TV placements, Spotify and YouTube plays, Pandora plays, mechanical […]

How To Start A Record Label

In nowadays’ new music industry environment, and since digital distribution made it easier to have music available for sale (or stream) online, many artists feel the need to start their own business. We give you a few tips on how to start a record label. A record label is a company. First you need a […]