News & Blog

WaterBear August Round Up

14th August 2020 by István Balinth
Welcome to our August Round Up of all the latest news from WaterBear HQ. Our […]

Music and Mental Health – How to get back on track

5th August 2020 by Bruce Dickinson
How I recovered from two decades of anxiety and depression. A musician’s guide to better […]

How to write a song

29th July 2020 by Bruce Dickinson
In 1961 when John Lennon was asked where the band name came from he famously […]

Royal Blood Scholarship

27th July 2020 by Laurance Bridge
We’re so excited to announce our brand-new Scholarship with Royal Blood, which will cover all […]

Future-Proof Your Music Career

25th July 2020 by Lulu Davis
What does ‘future-proofing your career’ mean? Whether you’re an artist trying to make a career […]

Rabea joins WaterBear!

20th July 2020 by Laurance Bridge
We’re super stoked to welcome Rabea to the WaterBear team. Not only is he an […]

How to create the ultimate band logo

15th July 2020 by Tom Heron
What makes a great band logo is a topic that's been thrown around in many […]

Spotify Royalties Explained

1st July 2020 by Sarah Pike
Spotify is the largest subscription music streaming service which allows any artist to get their […]

The DIY musician - 360° record deals explained

24th June 2020 by John Hart
Where are we now? In my previous blog, we examined the circumstances leading to the […]

Top tips for self-managing your band

17th June 2020 by Lulu Davis
Congratulations and welcome, you’ve been appointed as your band’s manager! It’s common practice for a […]

How to copyright your music

12th June 2020 by Sarah Pike
Musicians and creators pour an enormous amount of time, effort and passion into creating unique […]

WaterBear's ultimate band name generator

3rd June 2020 by Bruce Dickinson
Creating the ultimate band name (or indeed album or song title) can be a right […]

The DIY music industry explained

28th May 2020 by John Hart
How did we get here? It's far too easy now to simply say 'the Internet […]

5 tips for composing for film and TV – dispelling the myths

21st May 2020 by Robin Schlochtermeier
Writing music for film and television can seem like a book of seven seals.  We […]

8 ways you can drive fans to your website

13th May 2020 by Rob Town
For music artists and bands looking to grow their fan base, a great website remains […]

How to gig online and get paid

8th May 2020 by Mike Ross
At a time when it seems like the whole world has taken to social media […]

The musicians' guide: how to avoid injuries

29th April 2020 by Laurance Bridge
Blisters, calluses, headstock injuries and electric shocks. They don't tell you about all of this […]

Your social media: survive or thrive

22nd April 2020 by Rob Town
Creating and publishing social media content on a regular basis can sometimes feel like an […]

The musicians’ guide to gigging online: are you getting it right?

15th April 2020 by Stuart Brewer
Music has always been at the forefront of social interaction. From the moment you start […]

The musicians' guide: nurturing your wellbeing

8th April 2020 by Laurance Bridge
During this time of isolation, it’s important to consider how’s best to maintain and nurture […]
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