Music

Making Money With Your Music in the UK

Making, performing and releasing music may sometimes feel like labour of love - why, sometimes we are even expected to pay to play gigs. Yet so much cost can be involved: equipment, instruments, recordings, studying, coaching/music lessons... not forgetting the hours we put in for composition, practice, marketing and promotion. And we can't expect the world to owe us something (or a lot) for what we choose or need to do. It's survival of the fittest, right? The strongest music gets the income. Well the strongest and/or most popular music may get most of the income and the big bucks. But they are not necessarily the only ones making money with music. OK I may not be talking millions or new cars or houses here. But small amounts of revenue can be accrued by the most lightly active musicians

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