Archive for March, 2010

Five Essentials For Getting Your Big Break In Music

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010
by Gen Wright Has music always been your passion? Do you find no greater joy than performing for a live audience? Are you looking to make your passion become a reality? If you can answer yes to all of these questions, then you should seriously think about working toward your passion at all costs. There are ways you can do this. Even ways you can Read The Post [...]

Use TuneCore to Distribute Your Music

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010
Tune Core has added two new consumer services for the musical community. This month Tune Core rolled out their Unlimited Album distribution program. For $46.99, you can get an album, with any number of songs, delivered to all 19 stores through which Tune Core distributes music. These stores include iTunes, MySpace Music, AmazonMP3, eMusic, Nokia and Read The Post [...]

Reasons for Band Posters – Condensed Down to Five

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010
by Heath Rane There is a new and upcoming trend in decoration, gift giving, and memory capturing. Sure pictures have always been great and in the digital age, videos are great as well, but posters have been up and coming in the industries. Music posters in particular have been leading. People are always looking for reasons to have posters of their Read The Post [...]

Careers in Audio Production and Engineering

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010
by Erik Johnson Audio production and engineering is offered in various audio engineering, music and recording schools all around the world. The experts and professional teachers impart intensive theory classes and give hands-on training in their classrooms and recording studios. The students are taught about concepts, skills and techniques regarding Read The Post [...]

How Downloads Have Changed the Music Industry

Saturday, March 20th, 2010
by Daniel Collins There's no doubting that the internet, with its plethora of ways to download music, has changed the face of the music industry for good. Whether it's legal downloads changing the format of the singles chart or illegal torrents and peer-to-peer programmes that allow users access to music they're not entitled to, things have changed Read The Post [...]

Remix Songs – Outstanding Audio Compositions

Saturday, March 20th, 2010
by Jennie Gandhi Remix songs are outstanding audio compositions that deliver added charm and energy to the old hits. These are created by adding or subtracting the audio componenets of a song whilst rertaining the original lyrics of the song. Some of the most commonly altered components are the pictch, rhythm, equalization, and playing time. The Read The Post [...]

What Makes a Great CD Packaging

Saturday, March 20th, 2010
by James Hill CD packaging may seem less significant than the actual CD inside it but nevertheless, it still plays a very important role in promoting your album. It is one of the best ways to advertise your music and it could greatly affect album sales. A really eye-grabbing CD packaging can even convince customers to buy the album even if they Read The Post [...]

Asking Venue Owners For Gigs

Saturday, March 20th, 2010
by Ty Cohen As musicians, sometimes we have to make our own luck. If we don't step up to the plate, it may be months between gigs. Rather than wait for gigs to just magically appear, we need to learn how to ask for what we want. Step One- Preparation If you are going to ask for a gig, you want to look like a professional musician. Prepare Read The Post [...]

Embrace the Planning of the Event

Saturday, March 20th, 2010
by Terrence McCuin Planning is the most important part of an event, followed by execution of the plan. You want your event to be as stress free and easy on the bank account as possible . But in reality, planning the perfect event can be time consuming and stressful. Not only do you have to plan everything down to the last detail, you have to make Read The Post [...]

Do You Have a PRO on Your Side?

Saturday, March 20th, 2010
by Ty Cohen As a musician, you need a PRO in your corner. Do you have one? Do you even know what a PRO does? Having a PRO is important to receiving all of the royalties you are entitled to so knowing what they are and what they do is vitally important. A PRO is a Performance Rights Organization. In some countries, they are referred to as copyright Read The Post [...]