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How You Make Them Feel - muz4now

How You Make Them Feel - muz4now | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
"How You Make Them Feel." The relationship between music and feeling is easily noticeable. Why not bring out the best in our selves and our audience?
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Soundcloud Rolls Out A New iOS App

Soundcloud Rolls Out A New iOS App | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Today SoundCloud is releasing a brand new iOS app, which is a long-awaited update, mainly targeted at listeners (which also benefits creators).
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U.S. considers updating music licensing accords with ASCAP, BMI

The U.S. Department of Justice is considering changing or scrapping agreements it reached with two music licensing giants more than 70 years ago to freshen them up for the Internet age, the department said in a statement. The move follows a push from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) and Broadcast Music Inc (BMI), which license about 90 percent of music heard on online services, in movies, televisions and restaurants. ASCAP represents artists including Beyonce, Billy Joel, Katy Perry and Hans Zimmer while BMI is home to Lady Gaga, Willie Nelson, Carlos Santana, Rihanna and others.
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The Most Popular Digital Audio Workstations In the World... - Digital Music News

The Most Popular Digital Audio Workstations In the World... - Digital Music News | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
These are the ten biggest Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs), based on recent internet search and social engagement activity.  Compiled by Digital Music Doctor during the...
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Hi-Art App Lets You Sell Emoji Stickers to Your Fans | Indie-Music.com

Hi-Art App Lets You Sell Emoji Stickers to Your Fans | Indie-Music.com | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
via Pitchfork: Are you bored with that heart-eyed smiley? Is the happy pile of poo losing its mystery? Maybe it's time for some Ghostface Killah emojis.
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YouTube Squeeze on Indies Instructive - The Illusion of More

Tube, yes.  You, not so much. If there has been one consistent theme in everything I’ve written since diving into the morass we call the digital age, it’s that the Internet is not ours despite all appearances to the contrary.  … Continue reading →
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What Should I Expect From My First Tour?

What Should I Expect From My First Tour? | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Here are some questions that an individual recently sent us about booking for a first-time touring band. No doubt some of your reading will have these same questions: How much should a band expect to make on their first tour? The short answer is: NOTHING. When your'e going to new cities where
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My GO TO…Saturation: Three Pros Share Their Secret Weapons : SonicScoop – Creative, Technical & Business Connections For NYC’s Music & Sound Community

My GO TO…Saturation: Three Pros Share Their Secret Weapons : SonicScoop – Creative, Technical & Business Connections For NYC’s Music & Sound Community | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
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YouTube Will be Ripping Down Indie Music Videos 'In a Matter of Days' - Digital Music News

YouTube Will be Ripping Down Indie Music Videos 'In a Matter of Days' - Digital Music News | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Don’t like YouTube’s terms and payouts?  Well, you can always go f*&k yourself.  According to details just disclosed by a YouTube executive, videos from independent labels...
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IK Multimedia Announces SampleTank 3 Sound Workstation : SonicScoop – Creative, Technical & Business Connections For NYC’s Music & Sound Community

IK Multimedia Announces SampleTank 3 Sound Workstation : SonicScoop – Creative, Technical & Business Connections For NYC’s Music & Sound Community | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
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How (and Why) Are MP3 Files So Damn Small? : SonicScoop – Creative, Technical & Business Connections For NYC’s Music & Sound Community

How (and Why) Are MP3 Files So Damn Small? : SonicScoop – Creative, Technical & Business Connections For NYC’s Music & Sound Community | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
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Sell Your Songs as Sheet Music | Indie-Music.com

Sell Your Songs as Sheet Music | Indie-Music.com | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
From the DIY Musician Blog: Make more money from your music — sell it as sheet music.
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17 Ways to Kill a Music Career - Digital Music News

17 Ways to Kill a Music Career - Digital Music News | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Just some of the things I learned by reading The Music Industry Self Help Guide, just released by Mike Repel (buy the book here).  If...
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Music Xray: How It Works (Video) #SAtN

Music Xray: How It Works (Video) #SAtN | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
This is an interview with Mike McCready, a Co-Founder and CEO of Music Xray, a platform allowing artists to submit their music to industry professionals.
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BandsInTown goes mobile

BandsInTown goes mobile | independent musician resources | Scoop.it

http://www.artists.bandsintown.com/bandsintownartists/2014/6/16/introducing-bandsintown-manager-our-free-mobile-app-for-artists

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Saying this was their most-requested update, BandsInTown has added a mobile app for artists/musicians/managers to keep their tour and fan updates flowing.

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The Most Popular Music Services Used by High School Students... - Digital Music News

The Most Popular Music Services Used by High School Students... - Digital Music News | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Here are usage rankings for nine of the top music consumption platforms. This was compiled by Niche, a site that provides information about neighborhoods and...
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The Resonant Human: The Science of How Tempo Affects Us : SonicScoop – Creative, Technical & Business Connections For NYC’s Music & Sound Community

The Resonant Human: The Science of How Tempo Affects Us : SonicScoop – Creative, Technical & Business Connections For NYC’s Music & Sound Community | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
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Why Amazon’s Streaming Music Service Is A Bigger Deal Than You Might Think

Why Amazon’s Streaming Music Service Is A Bigger Deal Than You Might Think | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Amazon today entered the streaming music foray with the launch of its own bundled music service. Amazon Prime subscribers get free access to on demand streaming from a catalogue of 1 million tracks...
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Ready to rock but not ready to crowdfund - DIY Musician Blog

Ready to rock but not ready to crowdfund - DIY Musician Blog | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Here are four things a new artist can do for a year before launching a campaign. As an independent artist in the online community, it's hard not to...
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Law Gives Websites Freedom to Exploit - The Illusion of More

A brief follow-up to post on privacy. The Communications Decency Act is license to exploit.
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iHeartRadio: Fastest Growing Music Service No One is Talking About | Indie-Music.com

iHeartRadio: Fastest Growing Music Service No One is Talking About | Indie-Music.com | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Clear Channel is the king of the FM dial, and its digital footprint is growing to match. The Verge reports.
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Forget the music media; your real audience is elsewhere

Forget the music media; your real audience is elsewhere | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Do you really think the majority of your potential fans are reading all of the trendy magazines and blogs that cover your genre of music? Probably not.
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MizWalidah's curator insight, June 18, 6:25 AM

#haveyaheard this solid advice. I was talking to a fellow artist about marketing the other day. Rule #1 Outline who what kind of consumer would actually buy your music?Not your friends or even those like your friends. Break your listener down by songs, not genre. #yaheardapp

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Big Radio’s Hunger Games: Guest Post

Big Radio’s Hunger Games: Guest Post | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Ted Kalo is the executive director of musicFIRST, an organization representing a coalition of music industry organizations working on behalf of
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Will Amazon’s streaming music service launch today? And will it have UMG?

Will Amazon’s streaming music service launch today? And will it have UMG? | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Rumours that Amazon is preparing to launch a streaming music service have been circulating for some time now, and in recent months they have
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Department of Justice To Review ASCAP and BMI Consent Decrees - Digital Music News

Department of Justice To Review ASCAP and BMI Consent Decrees - Digital Music News | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced last week that it will be reviewing both ASCAP and BMI’s consent decrees. The consent decrees, originally entered in...
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