Game changers: launching your music career in 2014

What are the biggest blunders a new artist can make? How important are social media stats these days? What’s the best way into the live music circuit? We put your burning questions to leading artist manager Joey Swarbrick.

Nonclassical launches remix competition

The Nonclassical label and club night has launched a remix competition to mark its 10th anniversary. The deadline is fast approaching, so download the stems and enter now.

10 tips for your music career

CMU business editor Chris Cooke provides an action plan for songwriters and their business partners to get their careers moving.

Great Escape: tips to kickstart your career

Are you a musician or songwriter at the start of your career? If so, get yourself along to three masterclasses at The Great Escape this Thursday, for expert advice on media, live and legal issues. The sessions, which run from 10.35am until midday on 12 May in The Old Courthouse, Brighton, are designed for those at the start of their music career, and are supported by the Arts Council England.