On January 10th, news broke that Rush drummer and lyricist Neil…
https://i0.wp.com/smtmrecords.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Neil-Peart-header-1.jpg?fit=1080%2C640&ssl=16401080SMTMhttps://smtmrecords.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/SMTM-WP-header-2.pngSMTM2020-01-21 16:08:242020-01-21 16:27:07Five lessons songwriters and musicians can learn from Neil Peart
https://i1.wp.com/smtmrecords.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Mental-Benefits-of-Playing-an-Instrument-header-1.jpg?fit=1080%2C640&ssl=16401080SMTMhttps://smtmrecords.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/SMTM-WP-header-2.pngSMTM2020-01-20 13:00:352020-01-20 14:26:51What are the mental benefits of playing an instrument?
This post was originally published at the Unsigned Guide.
https://i1.wp.com/smtmrecords.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Music-Festivals-header-1.jpg?fit=1080%2C640&ssl=16401080SMTMhttps://smtmrecords.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/SMTM-WP-header-2.pngSMTM2020-01-15 13:08:182020-01-15 13:27:08How to apply to music festivals in the U.K.
Artists at the major label level usually put out a single first,…
https://i0.wp.com/smtmrecords.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Why-musicians-MUST-put-out-a-single-first-1-1.jpg?fit=1132%2C670&ssl=16701132SMTMhttps://smtmrecords.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/SMTM-WP-header-2.pngSMTM2020-01-15 10:51:152020-01-15 12:28:52Why new musicians MUST put out a single FIRST
It all starts with a song.
You write a song, or you find a song;…
https://i0.wp.com/smtmrecords.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Single-song-release-strategies-for-DIY-musicians-1-1.png?fit=795%2C399&ssl=1399795SMTMhttps://smtmrecords.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/SMTM-WP-header-2.pngSMTM2020-01-15 10:15:132020-01-15 12:29:18Releasing a single song: The 10 best strategies for 2020
One of the most common places artists get stuck when signing…
https://i1.wp.com/smtmrecords.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/ffe28b7ede82ba7d457941ff86d6aaed-1.jpeg?fit=480%2C360&ssl=1360480SMTMhttps://smtmrecords.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/SMTM-WP-header-2.pngSMTM2020-01-14 16:48:372020-01-14 17:26:57How to make cover art for your album or single — for free
A brief history of the single
As the oldest format for distributing…
https://i1.wp.com/smtmrecords.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/What-is-a-single-header-1.jpg?fit=1080%2C640&ssl=16401080SMTMhttps://smtmrecords.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/SMTM-WP-header-2.pngSMTM2020-01-13 14:07:222020-01-13 14:26:25What is a single?
But let me clarify something upfront: Albums are still important.
https://i2.wp.com/smtmrecords.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/7-reasons-to-release-a-single-1.jpg?fit=1080%2C640&ssl=16401080SMTMhttps://smtmrecords.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/SMTM-WP-header-2.pngSMTM2020-01-13 13:52:252020-01-13 14:26:30Seven reasons to release a single
Everyone has shared their 2019 Spotify Wrapped, we rang in the…
https://i0.wp.com/smtmrecords.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Music-trends-to-watch-in-2020-1.jpg?fit=1080%2C640&ssl=16401080SMTMhttps://smtmrecords.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/SMTM-WP-header-2.pngSMTM2020-01-07 11:05:232020-01-07 11:27:40Music Trends 2020: Where is the industry headed?
Click on the different category headings to find out more. You can also change some of your preferences. Note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our websites and the services we are able to offer.
Essential Website Cookies
These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our website and to use some of its features.
We provide you with a list of stored cookies on your computer in our domain so you can check what we stored. Due to security reasons we are not able to show or modify cookies from other domains. You can check these in your browser security settings.
Google Analytics Cookies
These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our website is being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize our website and application for you in order to enhance your experience.
If you do not want that we track your visit to our site you can disable tracking in your browser here:
Other external services
We also use different external services like Google Webfonts, Google Maps, and external Video providers. Since these providers may collect personal data like your IP address we allow you to block them here. Please be aware that this might heavily reduce the functionality and appearance of our site. Changes will take effect once you reload the page.
Google Webfont Settings:
Google Map Settings:
Google reCaptcha Settings:
Vimeo and Youtube video embeds:
The following cookies are also needed - You can choose if you want to allow them: