Due to the popularity of our original list, we thought we’d bring you 10 more interesting music industry newsletters to subscribe to.
1. That Eric Alper Daily Newsletter
Eric Alper is Director of Media Relations at eOne Music Canada, and is also known as one of the most interesting and entertaining music business professionals to follow on Twitter. He’s a fountain of music and industry information, and his website posts regular news articles, Canadian arts/media job opportunities, videos, and more. Sign up to Alpers’ daily newsletter for a wonderfully random mix of music news, and pretty much anything else that has caught his attention that day.
2. Motive Unknown’s Daily Digest
Motive Unknown is a strategic digital marketing consultancy founded by former [PIAS] Head of Digital Marketing, Darren Hemmings. The company’s first client was Infectious Music and the first campaign was Alt-J’s platinum-selling “An Awesome Wave”. Since then, clients have included Sony RED, Domino Records, Brownswood, BMG Rights Management, Fabric, PIAS and more. The Daily Digest is a newsletter curated by Hemmings, summarising the day’s news in music, tech and apps.
3) Featured Artists Coalition’s Weekly News Email
The Featured Artists Coalition is a not-for profit organisation that campaigns for the protection of UK performers’ and musicians’ rights, with a board of directors including Imogen Heap, Annie Lennox, and Nick Mason. Their weekly newsletter includes details of their latest events, discounts on industry get-togethers, surveys, and the latest news from around the web, separated into four key sectors: business, digital, artist guides, and legal.
4. Film Music Daily, powered by Lakeshore Records
Film Music Daily is presented by Lakeshore Records, passionate fans of film music, soundtracks and score recordings. Lakeshore Records is the two time Grammy Nominated independent music division of Lakeshore Entertainment, producers of such films as The Age Of Adaline, The Lincoln Lawyer, The Ugly Truth, The Exoricsm Of Emily Rose, The Underworld franchise, and Million Dollar Baby. Subscribe to Film Music Daily emails for news on Lakeshore’s latest movie soundtracks and score releases from composers including Carter Burwell, Danny Elfman, and Cliff Martinez.
5. MUSIC x TECH x FUTURE Weekly Digest
MUSIC x TECH x FUTURE is a new weekly email edited by digital strategist Bas Grasmayer. Grasmayer aims to bring a fresh perspective and careful selection of must-reads on music, startups and where we are heading.
6. Record of the Day
Record of the Day is an independent company publishing a weekly PDF magazine and a daily email newsletter featuring the most relevant and up-to-date music and media news. Each morning, RotD delivers a comprehensive digest of music news stories, as well as one editorially-chosen track, helping bring key exposure to tomorrow’s future hits and stars.
Head here to subscribe to the free or paid version.
7. MUSIC • TECHNOLOGY • POLICY
According to its description, Music Tech Policy is a “survival guide to the creative apocalypse, following issues and opinion important to professional creators.” You can subscribe to both the blog and monthly newsletter, edited by attorney Chris Castle. Before launching his own legal firm, Chris was Senior Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs and General Counsel at SNOCAP, Inc., Senior Vice President, Business Affairs at Sony Music Entertainment, Inc. and Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs at A&M Records, Inc. He is also a contributor to the Huffington Post, The Trichordist, and Arts+Labs Innovation Central.
8. thesyncsurvey from adbreakanthems.com
thesyncsurvey is a unique data resource from adbreakanthems.com for music industry and advertising agency professionals working in the sync sector. Edited by noted music journalist and broadcaster Chas de Whalley, the newsletter runs through the highlights of the UK’s latest ads, providing details on the master rights holders, music supervisors and ad agencies involved in their soundtracks.
9. Music 4.5 Newsletter
Music 4.5 is a blog and series of events designed to bring together start-ups, serial entrepreneurs, investors, artists, band managers and key industry players. Their regular newsletter runs through the most recent Music 4.5 events in London and New York, as well as their latest blog posts, and key music/tech news.
10. The Synchtank Weekly
Last, but of course not least, make sure you sign up to Synchtank‘s very own weekly email digest. We bring you our latest music industry and sync focused blog posts and interviews, details of our next free webinars, podcast episodes, and key music industry news.