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Metal bashing

Metal bashing | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
TWO seconds of metallic music may seem a rather trivial basis for spending 12 years battling through the German courts. But that is what lawyers for Kraftwerk...
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Kraftwerk wins a 12-year court battle about recording rights.

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Managers call on Universal to follow Sony and Warner's equity pledge - Music Business Worldwide

Managers call on Universal to follow Sony and Warner's equity pledge - Music Business Worldwide | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
MMF says majors' move yesterday was "a positive development for the industry's long-term health"
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Warner's Streaming Equity Pay Out Is Commendable But Not Enough

Warner's Streaming Equity Pay Out Is Commendable But Not Enough | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
During his latest investor conference call Warner Music’s CEO Stephen Cooper announced that the label will pay artists a portion of any income it earns from equity stakes in services such as Spotify and Soundcloud. With Spotify potentially announcing its IPO next quarter the announcement is more than a token gesture. It is a bold…
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How High Is High Enough For Hi-Res Audio?

How High Is High Enough For Hi-Res Audio? | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
How high should audio engineers go? (We're talking about high-resolution audio of course!) Joe Albano explores one of the digital theory behind a divisive topic
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Latest Realignment at Avid Raises New Concerns - SonicScoop

Latest Realignment at Avid Raises New Concerns - SonicScoop | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
The post-NAMM hangover is hitting some harder than others, as Avid employees this week were forced to endure more pain.
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Understanding DMCA with help from Michelle Shocked - The Illusion of More

Artist Michelle Shocked's desire to share her music with minor stipulations provides an opportunity to clear up misconceptions about DMCA.
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Learn To Listen And Improve As A Musician | Disc Makers Blog

Learn To Listen And Improve As A Musician | Disc Makers Blog | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
As a member of multiple musical projects, I’ve discovered that even when you feel like you don’t have time, there are ways to move forward musically, steps you can take to put yourself in the best position to deliver a great performance once you...
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What you need to know about hiring players for your next session or gig - DIY Musician Blog

What you need to know about hiring players for your next session or gig - DIY Musician Blog | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
A lesson in etiquette for artists who plan to hire musicians for a live show or recording Are you thinking about enlisting the help of other musicians to record your new song, or to perform at an upcoming show?
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Having been on both sides of this issue, I believe this is a very good lesson in hiring or being a freelancer.

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What Does a Singer Do When the Music Business Collapses?

What Does a Singer Do When the Music Business Collapses? | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
How singer Charlie Mars reinvented himself as an entrepreneur after the music business collapsed
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7 Vocal Methods (and Magic Tricks) to Make Your Voice Rule the World - Cari Cole Music Co.

7 Vocal Methods (and Magic Tricks) to Make Your Voice Rule the World - Cari Cole Music Co. | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
You don’t have to have the best voice in the world, but you do have to have good one. And one that won’t quit on you when it matters.
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The best new hardware synths of NAMM 2016

The best new hardware synths of NAMM 2016 | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
The best new hardware synths of NAMM 2016 | Korg, Yamaha, Arturia, Dave Smith and others show us their wares Korg, Yamaha, Arturia, Dave Smith and others show us their wares
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Boston Startup Looks To Shake Up Music Industry With 360-Degree Keyboard

Boston Startup Looks To Shake Up Music Industry With 360-Degree Keyboard | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
The piano hasn't changed much since Beethoven played it. Now, a Boston startup is trying to revolutionize the classic instrument with a drastic makeover, with some help from the city's startup community.
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#DTNT on #SM - self-promotion - by @norabarnacle

#DTNT on #SM - self-promotion - by @norabarnacle | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
In a series of "Do this, not that" for musicians on social media: if you get on #SM and only do self-promotion, you're wasting your time.
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Cy Queen's curator insight, January 2, 5:30 PM

People like to connect to other "real" people, not sales drones.  What was the last (or will be the next) non-sales interaction you have had with your audience?

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Your music goals for 2016: put them in writing, or keep them to yourself? - DIY Musician Blog

Your music goals for 2016: put them in writing, or keep them to yourself? - DIY Musician Blog | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
As CD Baby founder Derek Sivers pointed out, many people have a tendency to quit working towards their goals once they’ve shared what those goals are with others. The mind has a way of mistaking the talking for the doing.
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Warner will pay artists Spotify IPO money when it sells its shares - Music Business Worldwide

Warner will pay artists Spotify IPO money when it sells its shares - Music Business Worldwide | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
CEO Stephen Cooper makes unprecedented promise to performers
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#irespectmusic: Tish Hinojosa Speaks Out on Fair Pay for Musicians at Live Music Venues

#irespectmusic: Tish Hinojosa Speaks Out on Fair Pay for Musicians at Live Music Venues | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
The great artist Tish Hinojosa wrote a must-read opinion piece for her home town paper, the Austin American-Statesman, about the realities of gigging in a "no cover"/"tip jar" reality that is all too common at live music venues across the country.
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Post gig inspiration: 5 tips to catch the wave - @muz4now

Post gig inspiration: 5 tips to catch the wave - @muz4now | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
After performing any sort of "big" gig, it's easy to hit an inspirational doldrums. Here are 5 tips to help you aim for riding the wave of the gig instead.
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Advanced Mixing Tip: Punchier Kicks With Multiband Saturation

Advanced Mixing Tip: Punchier Kicks With Multiband Saturation | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
MixMaster Danny Wyatt is back with a new course to follow up on his highly rated Mixing Dance Music 101 course… In this video from the 201 learn how to add punc
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VinylRecorder.Com Makes Cutting Your Own Vinyl Very Possible

VinylRecorder.Com Makes Cutting Your Own Vinyl Very Possible | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
One of Martin Sitter's favorite products at NAMM 2016 was the vinyl cutting machine by VinylRecorder.com. He interviewed the men behind the company to find out
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Things I Wish I’d Known Before Making An Album | Disc Makers

Things I Wish I’d Known Before Making An Album | Disc Makers | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
In life, and when making an album, things happen. The more you understand about the process and the more detail-focused you are, the better your chances for success.
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Streaming Scam Exposed: Musicians Charged $4,000 For 1M (Fake) Streams - Digital Music News

Streaming Scam Exposed: Musicians Charged $4,000 For 1M (Fake) Streams - Digital Music News | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
This streaming scam consists of crawling Bandcamp pages looking for young, naive musicians to trick them into paying for these "services." But what actually
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If Streaming Is The Solution To Piracy, Why Is Piracy Still Increasing?

If Streaming Is The Solution To Piracy, Why Is Piracy Still Increasing? | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Music Business Worldwide is reporting that "GLOBAL MUSIC PIRACY DOWNLOADS GREW BY ALMOST A FIFTH IN 2015". The amount of music downloaded on illegal piracy sites grew by 16.5% in the second half of 2015 compared to the year’s opening six months.
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NAMM 2016: Eurorack Roundup With Vermona, Pittsburgh Modular, Verbos &

NAMM 2016: Eurorack Roundup With Vermona, Pittsburgh Modular, Verbos & | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
The eurorack section of NAMM 2016 was buzzing, quite literally! We spent a lot of time exploring the new modules from some of the bigger and smaller players in
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Influence (or How a Death Can Inspire) - @muz4now

Influence (or How a Death Can Inspire) - @muz4now | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Influence and inspiration can mingle sometimes. And sometimes they don't. Stan Stewart explores the creative process space again.
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The 6 biggest music business stories coming your way in 2016

The 6 biggest music business stories coming your way in 2016 | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Universal buying, Sony selling and a wealth of streaming possibilities...

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Best of 2015: Audio Interfaces

Best of 2015: Audio Interfaces | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Audio interfaces are one of the most important element in any recording or production studio. Here's five of the best for every budget that made waves in 2015 w
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