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Branding and Dynamics – A Band’s Map to Success

There are three ingredients to the identity of your band. The first is based on a mission statement. I bet you never thought of that. You need to change the way you think. Your mission statement includes the bands values, vision, and ethics.

Lady Gaga’s Rise To Fame

The music industry is always buzzing in today’s world. Teenagers in particular are keeping up to speed with the latest music artists. I’m going to go through Lady Gaga’s (Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta) rise to fame, and where she is today.

Psonar: Pay As You Go Streaming Music

Psonar is a pay for play streaming music service that provides a healthy alternative to the all you can eat buffet style of Spotify. The Cambridge, UK-based social music service is also a community in which users can discover new music, sample it and, if they want, buy it to add to their own collection.

DjBooth – Introduce Your Audience to New Talent

DjBooth.Net is an online destination for DJs, artists, and music industry taste makers to network, share, listen to new music releases, and stay up to date on the latest DJ technology. The site which mainly caters to the hip-hop community has been around since 2003 and was created by two DJs, Brian “Z” Zisook and Dave Macli.

Meet Timbaland’s Best Kept Secret

A few weeks ago when I was in Los Angeles I was introduced to a very talented singer/songwriter named, Lyrica Anderson. Lyrica is currently signed to Super Producer Timbaland’s Mosley Music Group and has written songs for artists like Hannah Montana, Demi Lovato and Charece.

Buy Hip Hop Beats That Effectively Reflects the Emotions of Your Lyrics

With many recording artists style, swag, rhyme scheme, execution, and delivery finding the right beat that matches their overall persona as an artist can sometimes be a matter of trial and error. When an artist sought out to buy hip hop beats they sometimes find themselves stuck with a track that did not work for them. As a recording artist/producer myself I’ve made that mistake in the beginning of my career.

Buy Beats For Your Mixtape Or Album

When you buy beats, whether it be club, dirty south, east coast, pop, and electronic it can be a daunting task when looking for the best deal that suits you. You could learn to make your own tracks to cut out the middle man in the process of rap instrumental production. But many recording artist willing to purchase rap beats find it easier to go this route because it gives them more time to focus on their lyrics.

Teacher Trick: Keeping Young Students Focused

Teaching young students can be quite challenge. This is especially true as young students can only focus for a few minutes at a time. This article offers many tips and strategies that help keep young music students interested in their lesson while learning music fundamentals.

Choosing Between a Plastic and Brass Trombone

Learn about the differences between a plastic and a brass trombone. Which one is better for a beginner? Read on and let us help you decide!

Club Lights – Getting the Right One

There are a lot of things that you need to consider when you choose to start a club as a business. This includes things like the location that is suitable and accessible for your target population, getting the right DJ and crew for your club, the drinks and food items that you will be serving, etc.

A Great (and Unknown) Neil Young Song: “Mr. Disappointment”

In these days of digital downloads and music-sharing the album (or LP) seems to be going the way of the dinosaur. Hidden on a not-so-well known Neil Young album lies one of Young’s greatest works. What is this tune and where can it be found?

Decorating Your Night Club With the Right Club Lightings

When you choose to start a business by running a night club, there are a lot of important things that you need to consider. These include getting the right food and drinks to serve to your customers, getting the right music and DJ, and most importantly, creating a party atmosphere that would surely suit the taste of your target patrons.

I Need Beats! Is That What You’re Telling Youself?

Well, if you are telling yourself,” I need beats!”, then you want to make sure you get the correct compositions and not just any instrumental for your projects. With your lyrics being as crucial as the beat you must understand that when you pick from the almost infinite resources online that your persona as a rapper or singer is a perfect match to the track you pick.

Find Rap Beats For Up And Coming Mixtapes or Albums

Do you feel you’ve got skill and can make a living with hip hop music? Well now it’s time for you to hunt down your instrumentals with high authority and skilled beat makers. There are so many online to choose from.

Is Online Audio Mastering Worth the Investment?

Gone are the days where record labels or artists had to create their sound in their garages or basements and attempt to create something of beauty onto what was called a demo tape. The music industry has evolved so much with the evolution of technology, such that music mastering has never been easier, or more affordable than it was in the past ten years or so. Today’s musician and even today’s independent record labels simply do not have access to the funding required for a professionally produced, engineered and mastered audio clip. As such, technology has advanced to the point where audio mastering or music mastering or any kind of CD mastering for that matter can be done in the most affordable ways possible. There are very few things that you can’t do online today, and online audio mastering is making it easier than ever for today’s musicians to make sure their dreams come true. Here we talk about what online audio mastering is, and whether or not it is worth the investment.

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