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The sound is definitely the most important aspect of music, forget about content or anything else. It comprises beats and effects with a certain tune, which is accomplished with various musical instruments. Ideally, the quality of sound and that of content should be good to have an excellent song. But unfortunately, that is not the case many times. Sometimes the quality of sound is amazing even as the content sucks. Other times it is the...

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Once you start studying music, the very first thing that you must begin to consider is how you are going to care for your hands.If you are going to start studying music or have just recently started, you must start taking care of your hands. Regardless of which instrument you have chosen there is a challenge posed to your hands and fingers always, meaning that if you don’t start taking care of your hands you...

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Just when you thought The Mixers Meeting couldn’t get any better, we are at it again! Here is where hip-hop meets. On September 28, 2016 at 7:00pm – 12:00am we will be hosting another mixers meeting at Halftime on H St, 1427 H St NE Washington DC. This free event will include Interscope Records and Recording Artist K Camp. This Mixers Meeting will outline what you need in order to be successful in this music...

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By: Zach Miller, Music Dealers For artists, bands, composers, and producers, there’s no comprehensive walkthrough on how to use social media to maximize the return on sync placements (trust us, we looked!); so, we sat down and wrote one for our artist community to use and share. Hashtag Hustle doesn’t pretend to be anyone’s one-stop manifesto on social media. Written by Rob Lindquist, Director of Artist Services at Music Dealers, and Zach Miller, Content Specialist...

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Decision making will play a more vital role in your career more than your music…considering you are a talented artist of course.  Learn how to make good decision, forget your damn feelings at the door.  Check out this great article below that will have you thinking twice about your decision making. By: Alex McClafferty of Forbes Entrepreneurs are natural born problem solvers. To solve difficult problems, you need to make difficult decisions. In this post, I will unpack five tips to...

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by Eric Bernsen  Everyone wants to go viral these days, and who can blame them? Some independent artists have become internationally known in a matter of mere days or weeks as the result of one successful single or music video. The latter of these two options is the more likely scenario in an era in which visuals dominate the digital landscape. However, the concept of what makes a video go “viral” tends to be misunderstood. The...

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I suppose there’s some redundancy to that title. If a band or singer has already become a “major” act, then there wouldn’t seem to be a whole lot of need to expand their audiences. Nevertheless, as times change and these acts move further away from their initial hits or their glory days, they’ll often try new and interesting things to stay in the public eye or reach new listeners. And some of the strategies they...

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i am pr academy is an educational platform aiming to let aspiring musicians learn successful habits from today’s brightest stars. 1) care-free attitude ” he doesn’t really care about what people think. he does what he wants to do. he’s not doing it for publicity stunts” – says david miller, vp international marketing -atlantic records 2) quality music wiz focused on something that was close to his heart- his city pittsburgh. the song resonated with...

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Via; Sonicbids Blog by: Jeri Goldstein Keeping your band on the road gigging is a constant challenge for any artist. As a self-managed, self-booking artist, you need to be even more diligent in your attempts to book tour dates. In your efforts to build a loyal following in specific markets, it’s important to book return dates at venues you’ve already played. There’s no better time to begin negotiating a return date as at the time you’re...

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Via: Sonicbids Blog Despite mountains of easy-to-find evidence to the contrary, musicians still have some serious delusions about the music industry and how to “make it.” To quote the amazing Dicky Barrett of the Mighty Mighty Bosstones – because what he says is #truth – “If it was an overnight success, it was one long, hard, sleepless night.” If that still hasn’t penetrated your skull, well, here are three more specific delusions musicians still have about the biz, and...