Author: John Hart

John has extensive experience in the music industry and music education. As a member of the self-managed group Edward II, John toured the world and signed deals with Cooking Vinyl, Pure Bliss (Big Chill), Zomba and BMG publishing before setting up the band‘s own label. He now splits his time between lecturing in music business and working as an artist and artist manager, as well as running numerous freelance projects.

The DIY musician – 360° record deals explained

Where are we now? In my previous blog, we examined the circumstances leading to the […]

The DIY music industry explained

How did we get here? It’s far too easy now to simply say ‘the Internet […]

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Why WaterBear?

Tardigrade (AKA Water Bear)

  • Micro-animal that is found everywhere, in all extreme climates
  • The most resilient creature known to humanity. Survives and adapts to its surroundings
  • This resilience and ability to adapt and survive inspires us in everything we do