Can you make a podcast about music?
The music industry encompasses a broad audience, so starting a music podcast is a way to incorporate a love of music with your own unique spin and style. Music is a powerful way that people are connected, and since 2020 hit us with a global pandemic, we could use that connection now more than ever.
What are some good podcast topics?
According to Statista’s 2021 reports, the top 5 podcast topics include comedy, news, true crime, sport, and health/fitness.
Do I need a license to play music on my podcast?
It’s easy to think that because we hear music on the radio all the time, that it’s ok to use music in a podcast.
Can a DJ mix be a podcast?
Spotify Podcasts, on the other hand, are designed exclusively for talking podcasts: DJ mixes are not accepted there. That is, you can talk in the episodes, but you can’t play music. It seems like Spotify is working on making it possible to upload music mixes there as well in the future, but that’s about it for now.
What is a DJ podcast?
Most DJ podcasts feature a killer intro that uses a combination of the DJs hits, sound effects and voice-over work. It’s best if you can use some parts of your original tunes to create the intro, or create something short and catchy.
What should my first podcast say?
How to structure your intro episode
- Address your audience, welcome them to the show.
- Introduce yourself as the host of the show. Include your name.
- Mention what inspired you to start your podcast.
- Talk about the release schedule.
- Explain the podcast’s structure.
- Say goodbye and share where people can find more:
Can I play other people’s music on my podcast?
It’s legal to play copyrighted music on a podcast so long as you’ve cleared the rights or are following Fair use.
Can I upload my DJ mix to Spotify?
Spotify has added DJ mixes to its streaming platform, allowing DJs to add full-length mixes to the service.
Can I upload my DJ mixes to Apple music?
Your mix can be any length you’d like – there are no restrictions at this time. Unlike SoundCloud or MixCloud, where you upload the entire mix, Spotify and Apple Music require sliced uploads of *each track* in your mix. After you make the mix, you need to slice it up into individual WAV files for each track played.
What DJS have podcasts?
DJ Podcasts such as Above & Beyond’s ‘Group Therapy,’ Armin Van Buuren’s ‘A State of Trance,’ Ferry Corsten’s ‘Corsten’s Countdown, and Tiesto’s ‘Tiesto’s Club Life’ have paved the way for today’s EDM Radio shows.
How much do beginner podcasters make?
So how much money can podcasters make? To be frank, most make $0. In fact, many podcasts have negative cash flow because they spend money buying equipment and paying hosting fees before they earn a single dollar. Creative work like podcasting doesn’t make any money until people choose to watch you.
How many words is a 30 minute podcast?
3000 words for 20 minutes episode. 4500 words for 30 minutes episode.
Can I use 30 seconds of copyrighted music?
This is one of the most common misconceptions. Unfortunately, this is not true and there is no bright line rule that says a use is an acceptable use as long as you only use 5, 15, or 30 seconds of a song. Any use of copyrighted material without permission is, according to U.S. copyright law, copyright infringement.
Do podcasters need a license?
While podcasts may require a performance license (see our article here about how Alexa and other smart speakers are making the need for such licenses more apparent as more and more podcast listening is occurring through streaming rather than downloads), they also require rights to the reproduction and distribution of …
How do I copyright my podcast?
You can register the copyright in your podcast as a basic claim using the Copyright Office’s online registration system or using a paper application form available from the Copyright Office’s website. Online registration is less expensive and has a faster processing time.