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  • 5 Things Musicians Should Know Before Applying To Music Festivals

    5 Things Musicians Should Know Before Applying To Music Festivals

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    Tweet I’ve had the good fortune to help organize a few amazing music festivals recently and after seeing the artist applications come in, I thought I’d write this list to make a musicians life easier. So below you will find a list of the 5 things musicians should know before applying to music festivals. 1. It’s […]

  • 5 Reasons Why You Need A Producer For Your Record

    5 Reasons Why You Need A Producer For Your Record

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    Tweet It’s taken me a long time to learn this lesson. You need a producer for your record. I’m not saying  for EVERY record (but it couldn’t hurt). Why you should consider working with a producer? The evidence is quite clear. Many of your favourite artists would not be your favourite artists unless a Producer helped […]

  • I Dare You To Make An Album In February - RPM Challenge

    I Dare You To Make An Album In February – RPM Challenge

    www.youtube.com/watch?v=ErPn_aHc940

    Tweet February is almost here and you know what that means. Time for the RPM Challenge. An annual dare of sorts. A dare that asks you “Do you have what it takes to make an album in February?” We have written about this idea before because it is awesome and you should totally do it. […]

  • 2014 Music Prediction Comes True: More Indie Supergroups Appear

    2014 Music Prediction Comes True: More Indie Supergroups Appear

    Tweet This from Pitchfork: Singer-songwriter Aimee Mann and indie-punk fixture Ted Leo toured together in 2012 and 2013, resulting in a collaborative songwriting project called the Both. (Thankfully they’ve dropped the hashtag from the name). On April 15, they’ll release a self-titled collaborative album through Mann’s label SuperEgo. Check out “Milwaukee”, the first Leo-Mann hybrid […]

5 Things Musicians Should Know Before Applying To Music Festivals

5 Things Musicians Should Know Before Applying To Music Festivals

[ 0 ] April 8, 2014
www.youtube.com/watch?v=1tT9cPUOB_c

Tweet I’ve had the good fortune to help organize a few amazing music festivals recently and after seeing the artist applications come in, I thought I’d write this list to make a musicians life easier. So below you will find a list of the 5 things musicians should know before applying to music festivals. 1. It’s […]

5 Reasons Why You Need A Producer For Your Record

5 Reasons Why You Need A Producer For Your Record

[ 0 ] March 13, 2014
www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZnBa7VqgDfQ

Tweet It’s taken me a long time to learn this lesson. You need a producer for your record. I’m not saying  for EVERY record (but it couldn’t hurt). Why you should consider working with a producer? The evidence is quite clear. Many of your favourite artists would not be your favourite artists unless a Producer helped […]

I Dare You To Make An Album In February - RPM Challenge

I Dare You To Make An Album In February – RPM Challenge

[ 0 ] January 27, 2014
www.youtube.com/watch?v=ErPn_aHc940

Tweet February is almost here and you know what that means. Time for the RPM Challenge. An annual dare of sorts. A dare that asks you “Do you have what it takes to make an album in February?” We have written about this idea before because it is awesome and you should totally do it. […]

2014 Music Prediction Comes True: More Indie Supergroups Appear

2014 Music Prediction Comes True: More Indie Supergroups Appear

[ 0 ] January 25, 2014

Tweet This from Pitchfork: Singer-songwriter Aimee Mann and indie-punk fixture Ted Leo toured together in 2012 and 2013, resulting in a collaborative songwriting project called the Both. (Thankfully they’ve dropped the hashtag from the name). On April 15, they’ll release a self-titled collaborative album through Mann’s label SuperEgo. Check out “Milwaukee”, the first Leo-Mann hybrid […]

Top 5 Best Marketed Albums of 2013

Top 5 Best Marketed Albums of 2013

[ 0 ] January 20, 2014
www.youtube.com/watch?v=qcDadaQjbvY”

Tweet There was a lot of hype surrounding album releases in 2013. A number of  superstars and each superstar did the album release their own way and showed us that there are a lot of ways to express your artistry in album hype. So I give you the my top 5 list of best marketed album […]

Deep Thoughts On The Music Industry with The Upward Spiral Podcast

Deep Thoughts On The Music Industry with The Upward Spiral Podcast

[ 0 ] October 21, 2013

Tweet Are you looking for deeper thoughts on the music industry then your friends can provide? Then I recommend you tune your ear to The Upward Spiral Podcast. It’s a discussion held by Kyle Bylin and Courtney Harding about bleeding edge music industry issues. The last few have been focused on the state of streaming music […]

Free YouTube For Musicians Introduction Webinar

Free YouTube For Musicians Introduction Webinar

[ 0 ] October 15, 2013

Tweet Back in June, we were asked to put together a workshop to help musicians get a grip on YouTube. We received much positive feedback from those who attended because we found that there are still a lot of musicians who are struggling with the world’s biggest free music streaming site. These in person workshops […]

Get A Crowdfunding Coach With MusicRaiser

Get A Crowdfunding Coach With MusicRaiser

[ 0 ] September 17, 2013
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Tweet There is no denying that crowdfunding is here to stay. These days the bigger issue comes when deciding WHERE to crowdfund. Recently, MusicRaiser, site designed specifically for crowdfunding musicians launched that is adding its own unique style to crowdfunding. We caught up with Daniel from MusicRaiser to get the low down on MusicRaiser.com How […]

How To Do Record Promo via Arcade Fire

How To Do Record Promo via Arcade Fire

[ 0 ] September 11, 2013
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7E0fVfectDo”

Tweet Are you as stoked as I am for the new Arcade Fire? The first single has classic written all over it. Speaking of hype have you kept up with any of the record promo? Photos, videos, interactive videos, and I’m sure a mysterious vinyl record will pop up soon enough. All of this is […]

Does Every Great Artist Need A Pope?

Does Every Great Artist Need A Pope?

[ 0 ] September 3, 2013
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Tweet Have you read the Independent’s article on how the CIA used American Modern Art as a weapon during the Cold War? It’s probably the most interesting thing you’ll read all week. The article, and more specifically the quote below, got me thinking about how great art gets made. “It takes a Pope or somebody […]