The previous few years have seen unprecedented occasions which have had an enormous affect on the music trade. However out of the darkness we’re seeing mild on the finish of the tunnel and, with that, folks doing their bit to assist the group. One instance of that is new music database MusicMissile. We invited co-founder Daniel Hodson to jot down a visitor weblog on the music community…
All through the present pandemic, life as we all know it has drastically modified, and we have all needed to adapt to a brand new ‘regular’. Consequently, the music trade is struggling badly, affecting artists and bands worldwide, alongside groups working behind the scenes, and plenty of different areas of help.
To say just a few of us which were hit the toughest, contemplate reserving brokers, music promoters, tour managers, roadies, and even manufacturing industries supplying sound and light-weight rigs, who’ve needed to shut their doorways. In 2020, the Musicians Union (UK) discovered that 36% of bands, artists and musicians, basically, didn’t have any type of work or exercise to maintain an earnings, this pattern was comparable throughout the globe, created a knock-on impact for all of us working within the trade.
With this terrible information in thoughts, Daniel and Matthew Hodson, a brotherly duo who should not strangers to the live-music circuit, set to work on creating one thing optimistic; a networking instrument that will assist rising bands and artists world wide, each throughout and after the pandemic.
Introducing MusicMissile: the most important international listing of music trade contacts. We’re striving to develop a group of members that share a mutual imaginative and prescient in supporting a extra trendy, educated and related trade. MusicMissile is the largest centralised database for music trade professionals, collating over 17,000 contacts. We now have the next out there:
– Music Managers
– Report Labels
– Reserving Brokers
– PR/Advertising and marketing Businesses
– Pageant Organisers
– Social Media Influencers
So, while bands and artists cannot tour, not less than they’ve a user-friendly, centralised platform to community with the likes of music managers, report labels, reserving brokers, and extra.
There are plans to develop and develop the platform by offering a novel alternative to our valued members: frequent visitor webinars, hosted by a few of the largest and most profitable names within the music enterprise, giving first-hand recommendation and perception into their professions.
The precept behind MusicMissile was – and nonetheless is – to assist anybody working within the music trade. Particularly, these which can be hoping to broaden their contact base. Whether or not you are in a band, an artist, otherwise you work behind the scenes within the music world, MusicMissile has the knowledge you want to attain out to the music trade and develop.
With the music trade at the moment on its knees, we imagine there has by no means been a greater time than now to community, develop, and most of all, assist each other.
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