Music Organizations

Chicago Indie Labels You Should Know About

Chicago has significantly grown its business presence in the music industry and independent labels are at the forefront of that growth. While New York, Los Angeles, and Nashville are well-known as the music markets with a lot of cash investment, Chicago has continued...

There’s a Caucus for the Music Industry?

Industries of all kinds need committees in order to unite common causes and bring order to logistical and strategic chaos. In the case of the government, these are called caucuses. Often associated with nominating candidates, caucuses can also be defined as "a...

Chicago’s Ever-Evolving Venues

In an ever-aging, ever-gentrifying, ever-expanding city like Chicago, it can be hard to keep up with the changes in a specific place and time. Our fluctuation of history, and renovation comes with nostalgic confusion on encouraging new spaces to open up while needing...

Promoting Sustainability in the Industry

Attempting to save our planet can seem like an overwhelming task in a fast-paced, ever chaotic industry like ours. But small changes in various areas can make an immense impact on the way we look at production, waste, and spreading healthier habits amongst fellow...

2018: Year In Review

Beyond The Music launched in 2018. The idea stemmed from the desire to provide music industry friends a platform where they were recognized; a place where they could show the world how they are making their mark. While this is still at the core of the organization,...

Create a More Impactful Organization

Generally speaking, it is easier to think strategically about something you are passionate about. You involve yourself more in the planning and execution process of a new website for your food blog or your workshop on pottery. When something is driven by passion, you...

6 Music Industry Podcasts You Need To Listen To

Listening to podcasts is a great way to learn or be entertained without compromising a lot of attention. They can help you understand where many of your favorite artists and industry members got their start and where their passions lie. Podcasts these days range from...

Where to Get Internships in the Music Industry

Finding an internship can be an arduous process. It may be difficult to know where to look especially if you are interested in the music industry. "Do I apply to a studio? Do they even have internships?" Working closely with professionals in this kind of environment...