‘Succeeding as a Woman in the Music Industry’ Replay March 29

On Wednesday, March 8 (International Women’s Day), Underground Music Collective teamed with Women in Music Nashville to present ‘Succeeding as a Woman in the Music Industry,’ featuring a panel of female entrepreneurs who shared their experiences navigating the music industry, the challenges they’ve faced and overcome, and the lessons they’ve learned.

This Wednesday, March 29 at 6 p.m., we’re proud to offer a special encore presentation of this panel discussion on our YouTube channel, to close out Women’s History Month.

Watch it Below!

Musicians: 4 Key Areas to Invest Your Time

As a musician, what comes to mind when you hear the phrase “invest in yourself?”

Most people hear “invest,” and their minds immediately jump to finances. And, because the stereotypical “starving artist” doesn’t have much in the way of disposable income, hearing the “I” word can send shivers up the spines of independent musicians.

However, money is not the only asset available for creatives to invest. One could argue that time is even more valuable, and it’s an asset that we all have, regardless of our finances.

How you use your time will almost certainly determine how far you go in the music industry. If you’re looking for where to begin investing yours, I’ve compiled a list of suggestions.

Working Toward Your Vision (Quinn Spinn Solo Mission)

When we embark on the creative journey, we often underestimate the level of work that goes into turning our passions into a career.

Here are a few examples of what that looks like, learned over the course of the past decade.

Learn more about UMC Coaching.


UMC20: Experimental Vibes (Mar. 22, 2023)

Hold it right there!

Did you know that you can support Underground Music Collective, any time of year? By making a tax-deductible donation to UMC via The Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville, you ensure that we can keep sharing songs and stories from independent creatives everywhere, for years to come. Click here to get started!

Anyway, onto this week’s edition of UMC20

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Wednesday Wisdom: How to Keep Your Goals on Track This Year

It’s almost the end of March. You may or may not have already forgotten your New Year’s Resolutions at this point, and the pressure is on to make the best of 2023. But how?

Goal setting is so helpful in life and career, but it can be hard to bring those goals to fruition without a game plan. Here are some tips for knocking those goals out of the park, and making 2023 one of your best years yet!

Read the list!

PHOTOS: Music on the Move Studios Showcase at The Basement East

Underground Music Collective is always proud to support our friends at Music on the Move Studios — and they showed up and showed out in East Nashville on Monday night!

See the Photos!

Sunday Replay: Finding Inner Peace; What Would Kevin Do?

The Quinn Spinn Sunday Replay is BACK!

We’ve got some catching up to do, when it comes to giving you bite-sized clips of our Official Podcast to enjoy on demand. We’re confident that the ones we have for you after the jump will be a great place for you to dive in!

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Building a Brand as a DIY Artist

As an independent artist, building a music brand can be a daunting task. You may be wondering how to stand out in a crowded music landscape and make a name for yourself. Fortunately, there are some key steps you can take to build a successful music brand.

Walk through those steps
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