Most popular style library music making money
Ever wondered whether you are targeting your music at the right audience or the most popular style library music making money right now?
After pondering whether to take the odd break from my creative masterpieces and aim for some more commercial appeal to make some cash from doing what I love best, I came across this fantastic article which scientifically analyses the highest selling library music tracks to see what style library music makes money.
As a fellow music producer for media, you should find this article quite intriguing.
To summarise the key findings in the article, in case you are short of time: Go for corporate, motivational categories in a key of D major at around 130bpm.
Keep the instrumentation simple and basic – e.g. ukuleles, bells, pianos, guitars and between 2.30 and 3.00 minutes in length.
Here is a link to the research performed by a fellow library music producer, which explains the concept in more detail: