MIO Features – Music Business
 
 
 

DJ Fresh: Respecting Fans Pays Off

Renowned DJ and record producer Fresh has come to believe that a fan is the most important person in a DJ’s career....  
 

Getting Yourself A Gig

One of the best ways to build up a fan base for yourself as an artist, band, DJ alike is to get out there and play live, as often as you can. But often talents find themselves between a rock and hard place - to get a gig, you need an audience, but to get an audience, you need a gig...  
 

Pursuing A Career In The Music Business

Whether you're a musician trying to make connections and get gigs, an artist or band trying to get signed, these motivational tips apply to you...  
 

Cell C & Trace On The Hunt For SA's Hot Musical Talent

Cell C in partnership with popular music channel, Trace Urban are in a hunt for South African hot musical talent...  
 

Christian Tiger School Talks About Their Music

Cape Town, known for its sweeping mountainous coastline, vineyards and historical role in South African politics, is home to a young and vibrant music scene making an international impression. At the foot of Table Mountain, Luc Veermeer and Sebastiano Zanasi aka Christian Tiger School are making beats that are beginning to resonate from the bottom tip of Africa to rest of the world.  
 

Simfy Africa Birthday Giveaway

It was a year ago, this month, that the music revolution arrived in South Africa. Simfy Africa launched in August 2012, bringing the latest music technology to our continent. The service, which offers access to 20 million tracks across a range of mobile devices, the web and a desktop player, has been very well received in South Africa.  
 

Music industry - An Open Book For Anyone

Time matures and brings upon change. Twenty or so years ago, making and releasing an album in the South African music industry was a difficult task. Looking at it now, the possibilities of releasing a project are endless mainly thanks to modern technology.  
 
 
 
Spoek Mathambo & Oliver Mtukudzi Added To MTN Bushfire
More than 20,000 festival goers will enjoy dozens of artists from all over the world performing at a 100% socially responsible festival. More than just a music festival, MTN Bushfire is a celebration of live...
 
Time For South African Indies Music Week
Following a call for submission, over 30 bands made of up and coming musicians from around the country will gather to showcase their music over five days, with a grand finale set for...
 
SA Artists Nominated For The MTV MAMA
Celebrating musicians and achievers who have made the most impact on African youth culture throughout the year, MAMA 2014 will feature dazzling performances from African and international artists, including ...
 
Mzansi, Get Ready For Nas & Timbaland!
The event, which is hosted by Castle Lite, is exclusively produced by Timbaland who will also be performing on the day...
 
You Can Still Get Your SAMA Ticket
South African music lovers have the opportunity to experience all the glamour and drama of the 20th Annual South African Music Awards first-hand at the Sun City Superbowl on Monday, 28 April 2014...