Here's a list of 20 resources that can be valuable for musicians:
1. **Music Theory Online Courses:**
- Websites like Coursera, Udemy, and Khan Academy offer courses in music theory.
2. **Sheet Music Platforms:**
- Explore platforms like IMSLP for classical music or MuseScore for user-generated content.
3. **Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs):**
- Popular DAWs include Ableton Live, Logic Pro, and FL Studio.
4. **Sample Libraries:**
- Platforms like Splice and Loopmasters provide a wide variety of samples and loops.
5. **Music Production Tutorials:**
- YouTube channels such as Point Blank Music School, ADSR Music Production Tutorials, and Simply Sonic offer valuable tutorials.
6. **Virtual Instruments:**
- Check out Kontakt Libraries for high-quality virtual instruments.
7. **Music Blogs and Magazines:**
- Follow online publications like Pitchfork, Rolling Stone, and DIY Mag for industry news and trends.
8. **Music Industry Forums:**
- Join communities like Gearslutz or Reddit's r/WeAreTheMusicMakers for discussions and advice.
9. **Social Media Platforms:**
- Utilize Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok for promotion and connecting with fans.
10. **Collaboration Platforms:**
- SoundBetter and Kompoz allow musicians to find collaborators for projects.
11. **Music Licensing Platforms:**
- Platforms like Artlist and Epidemic Sound can help musicians license their music for various projects.
12. **Online Courses for Instrument Learning:**
- Fret Trainer and Yousician are great for learning to play instruments.
13. **Live Streaming Platforms:**
- Platforms like Twitch and YouTube Live can be used for live performances and engaging with an audience.
14. **Digital Distribution Platforms:**
- Distribute your music through platforms like DistroKid, TuneCore, or CD Baby.
15. **Music Marketing Tools:**
- Use tools like Hootsuite or Buffer for scheduling social media posts.
16. **Podcasts for Musicians:**
- Listen to podcasts like "The DIY Musician Podcast" or "Music Business Facts" for industry insights.
17. **Online Music Communities:**
- Join communities like the Ableton Forum or Gearslutz to connect with other musicians.
18. **Music Networking Events:**
- Attend virtual or local events and conferences like SXSW or MIDEM.
19. **Music Business Books:**
- Read books like "All You Need to Know About the Music Business" by Donald S. Passman for business insights.
20. **Legal Resources:**
- Understand music copyright and legal issues using resources like the Future of Music Coalition.