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GUEST BLOG: The Art Of Being An Artist In Today’s Music Industry

Have you been making music and then releasing that music through digital distribution and handing out CDs at shows and networking events?! I know all too well how, for today’s artists, that alone is not enough. To be a successful artist or band in today’s music world, it takes a lot more. In this article I’ll be going over some of the things that artists need to add to their already heavy workload. No artist wants to add more work for themselves, but the things I’m going to go over…

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Berklee Offers A Free Online Music Business Course (And It’s Not Too Late To Sign Up)

Berklee College of Music is offering a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in the field of music business. The class can be audited online for free, or students can choose to pay a minimum of $50 and earn a certificate. It’s available through edX, an education experiment started by MIT and Harvard. Although Introduction to the Music Business officially began on May 27, there’s still room for new students. It’s being taught by Professor John Kellogg, and some topics in the syllabus include: recording agreements, copyright, and the live performance…

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How To Get A Great Guitar Tone For FREE

If they are ever considering adding a 9th Wonder Of The World, my vote is for the amazing technological wonder that is modern amp sims. Now, if you’re opposed to amp sims, it’s probably because you’ve heard people use them badly. While you could pay $200 for commercial products like Pod Farm and Amplitube and get some decent results, in my opinion there are better options– and they’re also FREE! That said, it does take a bit of research to combine all the free stuff out there into a tidy…

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Why It’s Important To Know More About Music Than Just Playing An Instrument

Nobody wants to be a one trick pony.  On the other hand, nobody wants to be referred to as Jack of all trades, master of none. But having a few things that you do well with your music career, such as learning to sing and play your instrument together at a higher level, learning how to mix and produce, or digging into the ins and outs of revenue sources for record releases can create a ton of opportunity. Not to mention, it makes the journey a lot more interesting. Please follow and like us:

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5 Ways To Schmooze In The Music Biz

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about making it in music business from Sol Cat. You can purchase a CD or buy concert tickets  here, and check out tips, along with their new video after the jump! Please follow and like us:

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Cody Carson Of Set It Off Selling Music Lessons

Frontman, Cody Carson, of Set It Off, is now giving music instructions in song writing, vocal maintenance, music business, and clarinet and guitar lessons. For details on how to get a session, go here.   You can purchase a CD here. You can buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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GUEST BLOG: Lizzy Abshire

My name is Lizzy Abshire and I’d like to use this incredible opportunity I’ve been given to not only introduce myself, but to share with all of  you a little bit about who I am and why I fell in love with music—and why you should too. I got my start in radio, booking, managing and promoting. Music has been my true love for as long as I can remember. Please follow and like us:

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A Rocket To The Moon Discuss Breakup

A Rocket To The Moon recently discussed their breakup in a new interview. Check out an excerpt after the jump, and the full interview here. You can buy concert tickets here.   Please follow and like us:

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The Story So Far (IL) Claim Name Rights Over The Story So Far (CA)

Chicago, IL based band The Story So Far, is claiming that they own the rights to the band name over the Walnut Creek, CA The Story So Far. You can read a statement from the Chicago based band after the jump. Please follow and like us:

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Interview: Martins, ZiZi CaTdOg Records

Infectious Magazine interviews Martins, the creator of ZiZi CaTdOg Records to get the scoop on running a record label, breaking into the music scene in the U.S. from Ireland, the importance of musical training, and his EP, Mad Hatter. Check it out after the jump. Please follow and like us:

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