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Retaining Your Music Master Rights Is Smart Business -Disc Makers

Retaining Your Music Master Rights Is Smart Business -Disc Makers | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
With the rise of more and more new outlets for music consumption, master rights are an essential asset to leverage for artists and labels to earn money.
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Cheap Compilations Make Classical Pay for X5 Music Group

Cheap Compilations Make Classical Pay for X5 Music Group | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
The Swedish company X5 Music Group is the envy of the industry with its cheap, best-selling compilation packages.
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Brand Your Band With Style

Brand Your Band With Style | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Fashion may sound like a superficial element to focus on while making a name for your group, but the clothes you wear can actually have a profound effect in the music business and help determine your future success.
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Vocals and the Art of Emotional Dynamics - Harmony Central

Vocals and the Art of Emotional Dynamics - Harmony Central | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
It's Not Just about Notes, but about Emotion
 
by Craig Anderton
 
Vocals are the emotional focus of most popular music, yet many s
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Keep Creating With All Your Heart: Musical Inspiration from Jason Mraz

Keep Creating With All Your Heart: Musical Inspiration from Jason Mraz | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
I got to hang out with Jason Mraz. He's been a musical inspiration, and he inspired me saying, "All I know is that I do what I love with all my heart..."
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Teaching Music Lessons: Earning a Living as a Full-Time Musician

Teaching Music Lessons: Earning a Living as a Full-Time Musician | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
One of the best ways to make sure you can pay the bills between gigs is by teaching music lessons. These days you can teach students online through video...
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5 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Recording Sessions

5 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Recording Sessions | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
As Dylan sang, 'The Times, they are a-chaaaangin'… ' and this can certainly can be applied when it comes to the recording process. We've made a transition from using tape reels, to recording zeros and ones right into the computer.
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Instagram and Music: Megalomaniacal Propoganda or Useful Marketing Tool? | Think Like a Label

Instagram and Music: Megalomaniacal Propoganda or Useful Marketing Tool? | Think Like a Label | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
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Hearing the Note before Singing It - Susan M. Featro, Voice Lifted

Hearing the Note before Singing It - Susan M. Featro, Voice Lifted | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Hearing the Note before Singing It - a Blog Post by Susan M. Featro, Voice Lifted
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How Does Twitter #Music Work?

How Does Twitter #Music Work? | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Twitter #Music is a new web and iPhone-based app that allows users to discover new music by emerging artists who are trending (or "surfacing") on Twitter.
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Twitter #Music for Musicians - Now Your Music Can Go Viral

Twitter #Music for Musicians - Now Your Music Can Go Viral | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Whether or not you decide to beat the crowds and start hacking Twitter's newest music app, it's important to understand the biggest advantage to musicians that this app represents.
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What is Music Publishing?

What is Music Publishing? | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
“Music publishing is the owning and exploiting of songs in the form of musical copyrights.” – Randall Wixen, The Plain and Simple Guide to Music Publishing
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This is why Apple wants to launch iRadio

This is why Apple wants to launch iRadio | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
People still buy a lot of music downloads, and most of them use iTunes to do so. That’s why Apple is now building its own streaming service.
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Music Marketing [dot] com: 15 Ways to Keep Your Music Career (and Creativity) Moving Forward

Music Marketing [dot] com: 15 Ways to Keep Your Music Career (and Creativity) Moving Forward | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Daft Punk has a new album, Random Access Memories, coming next month and the duo says that electonic music is having "an identity crisis." The duo, Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, has been working on their new album since...
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PledgeMusic’s Benji Rogers and the Direct-to-Fan Model

PledgeMusic’s Benji Rogers and the Direct-to-Fan Model | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Benji Rogers founded PledgeMusic in 2009 as a global direct-to-fan funding platform for musicians to record and tour. PledgeMusic helps artists to engage with their fans, fund their music, keep the...
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Designing an Album Cover | Musician Coaching

Designing an Album Cover | Musician Coaching | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Jeff Chenault, Founder and Creative Director of Eleven07 talks about how bands can choose the perfect designer for their album covers and merchandise and shares some tips for creating cohesive and memorable artist brands.
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Why Classical Guitar?

Why Classical Guitar? | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
"The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion." - Albert Einstein Mention "classical guitar" to many beginning guitarists and you will get a whole h...
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Music Streaming Service Stereomood Launches MoodFix

Music Streaming Service Stereomood Launches MoodFix | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Stereomood, the Italian streaming music service that offers curated playlists of independent music based on a user’s mood, today launched MoodFix, a product that harnesses the innate power of music...
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Legal Landmark: Artists Start to Reclaim Rights to Their Music

Legal Landmark: Artists Start to Reclaim Rights to Their Music | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
At midnight on Sept. 13, something momentous will happen to the group Village People and one of the anthems that made them emblematic of the 1970s disco era, and a mainstay to this day of many a we...
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Pandora's Audience, Awareness Up

Pandora's Audience, Awareness Up | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Last week Pandora announced a significant milestone when they reached 200 million registered listeners. The fact that the number of registered listeners leapt from 100 million to 200 million in two...
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